WordPress Essentials

Home / WordPress Essentials

 WordPress Essentials

Course Overview:

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to develop a WordPress-based website or blog which looks very sleek and professional. It will contain images, video and text which attract visitors to your site and keeps them interested and stimulated. You will learn how to use a range of plug-ins and tools which give you complete control over your site’s ongoing appeal and performance.

WordPress Essentials skills include:


Part 1 – Overview:

Setting up your site domain name and hosting

Installing WordPress

Understanding how WordPress works

Part 2 – WordPress Themes:

Themes - overview

Installing themes

Making the theme work for you

Part 3 – Plug-Ins:

Understanding plug-ins

Popular plug-ins

Installing a range of plug-ins

Part 4 – Multimedia:

Images for your site

Video integration

Multimedia and slideshows

Part 5 – SEO and Performance:

Integrating Search Engine Optimisation

Website Analytics

Part 6 – Social Media Integration:





The course runs over a single day.


CcC at Barony operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should have good everyday computer keyboard skills.


Participants receive the CcC Barony Certificate in WordPress Essentials