WordPress

WordPress
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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With WordPress, you can create brilliant, highly customizable websites and blogs with just a few clicks. Thousands of plugins and a personal publishing system provide everything you need to create stunning web pages. Our WordPress course provides you with basic knowledge of how the software is structured, how to organize your web page or blog as well as themes for creating the perfect look and feel for your content. Get ready to be introduced to the world’s most popular content management system for websites… WordPress! 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the basics of setting up a WordPress site
  • Define ways to customize pages with pictures, images, and videos
  • List some features of widgets, themes, and plugins 
  • Recognize tips for successful site management

WordPress Module 1
Introducing WordPress  

Module one provides the beginner with an introduction to the WordPress platform, an overview of the differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com and hosting capabilities. WordPress is open source software, allowing for a wide range of customization on the part of the user. You will also be introduced to various theme and dashboard elements.  

  • What is WordPress?
  • The Costs of Owning Your Own Site
  • Installing WordPress
  • Pre-Installed WordPress Themes
  • Dashboard Updates and Settings

WordPress Module 2
Profile and Appearance   

Module two introduces you to customization options. You can add images, video links and audio to posts. This module will discuss how to insert images and videos into a post, as well as how use plugins, RSS Feeds, and how to set up your profile.

  • RSS Feeds
  • User Profile
  • Appearance Menu
  • Plugins
  • Comments
  • Media Library

WordPress Module 3
Writing Posts

Module three of this course helps to differentiate between pages and posts and discusses how to share your page or website on social media. This module also describes how to link posts and use categories and tags.

  • Pages vs. Posts
  • Categories and Tags
  • Social Sharing
  • Differences with Pages
  • Internal Linking of Posts

WordPress Module 4
Site Maintenance  

There are many things that must be put into place to make sure your site(s) are running efficiently. In this final module we discuss aspects of security and how to properly monitor website traffic. Finally, we take a look at types of WordPress websites.

  • Homepage
  • Navigation Menus
  • Security
  • Monitoring Website Traffic
  • Types of WordPress Websites

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player