WordPress Introduction Course

Course Description

The WordPress Introduction training course is part of a 2-level study program. This course aims to give participants a thorough understanding of the basics of using the market-leading content management system, WordPress. Participants will cover all basic aspects of the platform beginning with setup and installation right through to an introduction to customising CSS code.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the WordPress Introduction training course you should be able to:


WordPress Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the internet.

Course Duration

Our WordPress Introduction courses are generally conducted over 1-2 days, however, can be customised to suit the needs of the participants.

Course Overview

  • Install personal web server software
  • Explore the phpMyAdmin interface
  • Set up WordPress using a localhost
  • Login to the WordPress Dashboard
  • Customise the WordPress Dashboard
  • Customise basic site settings
  • Working with Themes
  • Parent vs Child Themes
  • Explore options for choosing a theme
  • Install a Theme
  • Activate a Theme
  • Using the Theme Customiser
  • Posts vs Pages
  • Create a post
  • Publishing Options
  • Using the Visual Editor
  • Change Post Layouts
  • Work with Categories
  • Work with Tags
  • Use Featured Images
  • Create a page
  • Use Parent pages and child pages
  • Page Attributes
  • Use Revisions
  • Create your own menu structure
  • Assign menus to different locations
  • Use different menu link options
  • Understand the Media Library
  • Upload media content
  • Add media details including alt text
  • Edit an image within WordPress
  • Understand Media Attachment Pages
  • Create an Image gallery
  • Upload audio and video
  • Embed video from other sources
  • Create text-based hyperlinks
  • Create image-based hyperlinks
  • Set hyperlink options
  • Keep WordPress up-to-date
  • Strategies for updating multiple sites
  • Keep plugins and themes up-to-date
  • Import content from other site types
  • Export site content for a site move
  • Configure basic comment options for posts
  • Use Comment moderation and blacklists
  • Set commenting for individual posts and pages
  • Use the Akismet plugin
  • What is a Widget?
  • Use custom theme Widgets
  • Add a widget
  • Use built-in widget types
  • Explore built-in user permissions
  • Manage User accounts
  • Edit your own profile
  • Create a new user account
  • Install and configure a plugin to Backup WordPress
  • Install and configure a security plugin to secure your site
  • Install and configure a simple form plugin
  • Introduction to basic CSS syntax
  • Finding the CSS code
  • Change CSS code site-wide

Course Includes

Skills Analysis


We come to you

Hands-on training

Email Support

Real-world examples

Course Pricing

Pricing as of 1st July 2019. All prices are exempt of GST. All prices are PER SESSION, not per person.

Number of participants Investment (per day)
1-on-1 Training $500.00
2-3 participants $650.00
4-6 participants $800.00
7-8 participants $950.00
9-10 participants $1,200.00

Above costs are for training conducted within the Sydney region and is subject to travel fees dependent on location. Pricing provides a guide only and will be confirmed at time of booking enquiry.

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