Designing Websites using WordPress CMS

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  • Start Date

    23 Jun, 2020

  • End Date

    26 Jun, 2020

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Designing Websites using WordPress CMS workshop empowers participants with skills and knowledge to create, maintain and administer business-ready websites. The WordPress content management system comes equipped with very intuitive tools and features, hence, its widespread adoption by many. Beginners, hobbyists, specialists to experienced web designers and developers use WordPress. Learn to make the most of your work/ production time while creating modern-day websites as you attend this course.




WordPress Basics

  • Exploring Basic WordPress Concepts
  • Exploring the World of Open Source Software
  • Understanding Development and Release Cycles
  • Introducing the WordPress Community
  • Discovering Different Versions of WordPress

Setting Up the WordPress Software

  • Understanding the System Requirements
  • Using File Transfer Protocol
  • Introducing PHP and MySQL
  • Installing WordPress on Your Web Server
  • Configurations for Optimum Performance and Security
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Backing Up, Packing Up, and Moving to a New Host

Exploring the WordPress Dashboard

  • Logging in and Taking a Look Around
  • Customizing Your Dashboard
  • Exploring Tools and Settings
  • Managing Users and Multiple Authors
  • Dealing with Comments and Spam
  • Building Link Lists
  • Creating Categories and Tags

Publishing Your Site with WordPress

  • Writing Your First Post
  • Examining the Difference between Posts and Pages
  • Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries
  • Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging
  • Working with Custom Fields
  • Using WordPress as a Content Management System

Examining SEO and Social Media

  • Exposing Your Content
  • Creating a Social-Media Listening Hub
  • Understanding Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Exploring Popular SEO Plugins

Customizing the Look of Your Site

  • Examining the Default Theme: Twenty Ten
  • Finding and Installing WordPress Themes
  • Exploring the Anatomy of a Theme
  • Customizing Your Theme
  • Understanding Parent and Child Themes
  • Digging into Advanced Theme Development
  • Using Theme Frameworks to Simplify Customization

Using and Developing Plugins

  • Introducing WordPress Plugins
  • Installing and Activating Plugins
  • Exploring Plugin Options and Settings
  • Modifying Existing Plugin Code to Your Liking
  • Creating Simple WordPress Plugins from Scratch
  • Exploring Plugin Development Best Practices
  • Plugin Tips and Tricks

Running Multiple Sites with WordPress

  • An Introduction to Multiple Sites
  • Setting Up and Configuring Network Features
  • Becoming a Network Admin
  • Management of Users and Access Control
  • Using Network Plugins and Themes
  • Using Multiple Domains within Your Network



CIOs, IT Development Managers, Heads of Department, System Administrators/Engineers, IT Professionals and others who want to sharpen their knowledge in IT world.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


1ST BATCH: 23rd – 26th June, 2020

2ND BATCH: 8th – 11th December, 2020


Other Dates

Start Date End Date
23 Jun, 2020 26 Jun, 2020
Start Date End Date
08 Dec, 2020 11 Dec, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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