WordPress for Websites Online Course


This comprehensive CPD accredited online course will take you through the features of the WordPress software and the steps you need to create your own website from scratch or to maintain an existing website in house.
Learn all about the structure of a WordPress website and how you can add additional functionality through add on software. Find out about good design practice in terms of usability and search engine optimisation and take control of your own business website.


This course offers a complete package in one place and is written for business people in easy-to-understand plain English. This doesn’t mean you miss out on the things that you need to know but it does mean that you are more likely to understand what is being talked about.

The course covers everything you need to create a website including information about choice of colours and images, the layout of the website, choosing a template, using plugins and creating static pages.  The course includes an introduction to search engine optimisation so right from the start you will create a website that can be found by the search engines and your customers.

Content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

Learning Object 1 – What is WordPress and why use it? Choosing between self hosted or web-hosted versions, looking at website design and accessibility.

Learning Object 2 – Customising your WordPress website’s appearance and using a blog as part of your site.

Learning Object 3 – Using plugins and widgets, creating menus and an introduction to HTML. How to get your website found.

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Many of our courses qualify for either full funding or part funding through AEB, 19+ Advanced Learner Loans or for Apprenticeships through our Levy and Non Levy provision.

For funding options please enquiry about this course using the button above and speak to one of our team. Please note some qualifications and short CPD courses do not qualify for funding.

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