WordPress training course with e-commerce – website design training

Online and Skype Based Training: COVID-19 Precaution

Due to the coronavirus threat we are now offering all of our courses via Skype video calls and conferencing. This will be at no additional charge to our regular course prices. The only difference is that we are not in physical contact with each other. This will still be tutor lead training, and you will be sent the training materials via email. We have additional information such as training materials, videos etc that we can offer free of charge from our online training portal.

For the Skype call training you will need to have a laptop and a free Skype account. If you do not have a Skype account, we can help you to setup one.

Duration: 3 Day Course + 2 Day Course Work

Objective of the course:

The course teaches to build a website in WordPress and understand the principles of e-commerce. The course goes into configuring the WordPress solution into an e-commerce website, along with set up of payment processes.


Understanding of HTML & CSS

Course outline:

Day 1

  • Introduction to e-commerce and online shopping carts.
  • Understand the principles of online e-commerce including online gateway, merchant account.
  • Understanding a WordPress Content Management System (website) and how they work.
  • Introduction to WordPress.
  • Introduction to Server technology and MySQL for installation of WordPress.
  • Download of WordPress and tools and install on local machine for development.

Day 2

  • Configuring WordPress and understanding the administration layout.
  • Working with WordPress themes, customising them.
  • Creating webpages in WordPress.
  • Working with menus in WordPress.
  • Working with plugins, installation and configuration of WordPress.

Day 3

  • Installing and configuring e-commerce plugins in WordPress.
  • Creating categories and product items for sale in WordPress.
  • Steps needed to be taken to deploy a WordPress website.
  • Other concepts such as Google Merchant Center, customer reviews.
  • Basics of SEO (Search engine optimization) for online selling.

Our WordPress web design training courses are run regularly in the Cardiff office, please give us a call to book you a place on it.

Prerequisite courses

Web design in WordPress

Introduction to HTML

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