Introduction to WordPress

This half-day course will be presented as an interactive workshop; we encourage questions and feedback and will be using live websites and WordPress demos as you progress through the material.


The course will be broken down into the following sections, to guide you through the process of understanding websites and how to most effectively use WordPress.

This highly interactive course will take the format of:

  • A WordPress and Website overview
  • Site Structure – Adding Posts, Pages, Media and Menus
  • Content – Updating and editing Posts and Pages
  • Themes, Customisations and Plugins
  • Settings, Updates, Hosting and Maintenance

Course Content

 By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and appreciate how websites work, especially ones built on WordPress
  • Creating a website structure on WordPress, including posts and pages
  • Create and edit posts and pages on WordPress, using the basic WordPress editor and a page-builder
  • Select an appropriate theme for your website
  • Understand how plugins can be used to improve your website, but also how they can cause issues
  • Update your WordPress website, themes and plugins
  • Know what to look for when choosing a hosting provider, including backups and security.

The Business Benefit

  • A clear understanding how to create an effective website
  • Basic knowledge to keep a WordPress website up to date
  • An understanding of what to look for when choosing a hosting provider for your website

Your Course Tutor 

Ben Feltwell is the founder of Baldur Digital. This Worcester-based digital marketing support agency that specialises in training and supervise clients to deliver successful campaigns in-house.

Having worked with enterprise and local SMEs for over a decade, Ben and his team provide the support and guidance needed for digital marketers. Covering all aspects of digital marketing, from website design and development to SEO, Social Media, CRO and email marketing, the training focuses on real-world experience, expertise and results-driven campaigns.

Whilst digital marketing and PR can seem daunting, Ben likes to bring a sense of humour and keep the information accessible, using real-world examples best (and worst) practises.

Why not try one of our other courses to compliment your development such as:

  • Effective Use of Social Media
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Google Analytics
  • Email Marketing
  • Effective Professional Proofreading
  • Writing Effective Marketing Copy

Currently there are no confirmed dates available for this course. Call our training team on 01905 673611 for more information.

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