Website Design in WordPress

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.

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Our Website design in WordPress course has been created to give you the ability to create website design in WordPress for a business. WordPress is one of the most used and versatile website platforms currently on the internet. Originally designed as a blogging tool, it has a huge base of modders who have created over 27,000 plugins and addons that add functionality to any WordPress website. From a simple blogging platform it has expanded to fulfil any web requirement, from art galleries and catalogues, to e-commerce sites. WordPress can fulfil any of these requirements. The versatile and robust nature of WordPress is the reason for its prolific success and it holds the key to your success.

This Website design in WordPress training course is tailored to assist individuals with little or no knowledge of website to design a content management system (CMS) website in WordPress by customising WordPress to meet aesthetic needs (via themes) and add functionality (via plugins). At the end of the course you will be able to develop and deploy a website and know how to maintain and update it. The web design course is aimed specifically at individuals with little or no knowledge of web development but who wish to learn how to design websites in WordPress. The course is ideal for small business owners, freelancers, and self-employed persons who need their own web presence but cannot afford to pay to have a site designed, maintained and hosted for them. The cost saving potential of this course is vast when considering the cost of design and maintenance of a website.

Who Should Attend

The course requires some knowledge of HTML and CSS to be undertaken. Learners will greatly benefit from an understanding of how HTML and CSS are used to design websites. It will assist you in identifying and resolving issues related to your site.

Course Content

This course will cover the following:

  1. Content Management System and how they work.
  2. An introduction to WordPress
  3. Configuring WordPress and understanding the administration layout
  4. Working with themes and customising themes
  5. Installing and configuring Addons and Plugins like a Contact Form module in WordPress
  6. Installing and configuring Addons and plugins like a Picture Gallery module in WordPress

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  1. Decide on a host for your site,
  2. Create a Theme for your site
  3. Create a WordPress Website
  4. Install a theme from WordPress’ free themes
  5. Work with plugins (installations and configurations)
  6. Developing your website

Course format

The course will carry on from learning developed in the Introduction to ‘HTML and Web Design’ course. There is no examination for this course. Learners will undertake an intensive 2 day course that will introduce learners to the subjects of CMS, creating websites, creating templates, troubleshooting and maintaining a website.

There are no hidden costs for training. All of our training includes; onsite parking, refreshments, training material, registration and all other related costs.

If you would like any additional information about this course then please contact us on 02921156603 or email

For training dates, have a look at our calendar – CLICK HERE

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