WordPress training course with e-commerce – website design training

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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