Learn WordPress Content Management System (SkillsFuture Claimable)


– Presented by emarsity –
Duration: 2 Days (16 hours)
Mode: Public / In­house
Date: September / October 2017
Venue: Central Singapore
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Training Fee: S$450.00  
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1. Learning Outcome

WordPress Course

About WordPress Course

When it comes to website content management systems or CMS, WordPress is by far the absolute leader. Almost 30% of all websites in the world uses WordPress as its CMS. For any business owner or web administrator, knowing how to manage WordPress websites is essential skill you must have.

In this 2-day WordPress course, you will learn the basic 101 of WordPress management. The key learning outcomes for this course include familiarising with the WordPress dashboard and the key features i.e. creating and publishing content and basic optimization for search engines. This is a mainly hands-on session as learners will be allocated a WordPress site to practice.

At the end of this course, you will be competent to manage a WordPress website and even create a new impressive website of your own!

Course Outcome

Navigate smoothly in WordPress dashboard
Create and publish content in WordPress
Media management i.e. images, videos, linking
Securing WordPress website against hacking
Basic search engine optimization for website

2. Breakdown of Training:

Introduction to WordPress

  • Why Choose WordPress
  • What is Content Management System
  • How to Register a Domain and Web Hosting
  • How to Install WordPress

Navigating WordPress Dashboard

  • Posts, Pages, Media and Settings
  • Permalinks
  • Managing Comments
  • Hands On Practice

WordPress Content Management

  • Creating Posts and Pages
  • Adding Image and Gallery
  • Embedding Media (Youtube, Google Map)
  • Creating Contact Forms
  • Creating Maps
  • Managing Widgets
  • Managing Elements
  • Hands On Practice – Publishing Content for a Website

Menu Management

  • Creating Menu Items
  • Adding Content to Footers
  • Configuration of Sidebar
  • Hands On Practice

Plugin Management

  • Installing Essential Plugins
  • Evaluating Plugins
  • Updating Plugins
  • Plugin Configuration
  • Critical Security Plugins
  • Hands On Practice – Install and Configure Actual Plugins on Website

Themes Management

  • Buying Themes
  • How to Evaluate and Buy Quality Themes
  • Theme Installation
  • Configuring Theme Options
  • Hands On Practice – Install and Configure A Theme

Bonus: Optimizing Site For Search Engines

  • Optimizing Title Tags
  • Writing Compelling Meta Description
  • Hands On Practice – Optimizing Your Website

Who is this training for?

This course will train the learner to be competent in using WordPress as a content management system. The content of this course is tuned for beginners to pick up the basics of operating WordPress, any individual is welcome to enroll.

Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the course.

You can be one of the following:
Business Owner/Entrepreneur who wants to manage your own website.
Website administrator for a company.
Web designer who wants to develop a new skill.
Internet Marketer (WordPress is crucial).

Pre-Requisite

Basic computer knowledge is essential as there will be practical sessions.

Bring along a laptop for hands-on session. (note: tablets and smartphones are not recommended)

Course Instructor

Samuel is the founder and director of a website development and marketing technology firm. Crafting beautiful and easy-to-use website has been Samuel’s passion and profession for the past five years. Before his venture, Samuel was the Business Excellence Manager for a press house where he spearheaded internal training programs and taught technical & personal development skills. Samuel believes strongly in continuous development and strives to help others develop themselves. He combines his skills in coaching and expertise in website development to deliver a progressive yet fulfilling learning experience.

During his free time, Samuel enjoys listening to and creating music. He also enjoys meaningful moments with his family and friends.