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WordPress for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

WordPress is one of the most used tools to create websites on the internet and is a powerful, yet easy-to-use platform that anyone with basic computer skills can learn.

Anyone can join but this workshop will focus on how small businesses, start-ups and hobbyists can make the best use of the tool. In this workshop you will learn the very basics of using WordPress and setting up your online presence.

Our facilitator is an avid user of WordPress and has run her own successful business using the platform for many years and will be able to answer any questions you may have.

General Information:

  • If this course is booked out, or if you are unable to attend on the scheduled dates, why not up-skill via Lynda.com? As an SLQ member, you have free access to Lynda.com with thousands of online courses and tutorials. Alternatively, you can subscribe to the Weekly Scoop for last minute course availability.
  • Courses and workshops at The Edge are suitable for participants aged 16 and over, unless otherwise stated.
  • For details on cancellations and refunds and exchanges please refer to our booking policy. But, in short, we can refund tickets with minimum 7 days’ notice.

BOOK HERE


WordPress for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

WordPress is one of the most used tools to create websites on the internet and is a powerful, yet easy-to-use platform that anyone with basic computer skills can learn.

Anyone can join but this workshop will focus on how small businesses, start-ups and hobbyists can make the best use of the tool. In this workshop you will learn the very basics of using WordPress and setting up your online presence.

Our facilitator is an avid user of WordPress and has run her own successful business using the platform for many years and will be able to answer any questions you may have.

General Information:

  • If this course is booked out, or if you are unable to attend on the scheduled dates, why not up-skill via Lynda.com? As an SLQ member, you have free access to Lynda.com with thousands of online courses and tutorials. Alternatively, you can subscribe to the Weekly Scoop for last minute course availability.
  • Courses and workshops at The Edge are suitable for participants aged 16 and over, unless otherwise stated.
  • For details on cancellations and refunds and exchanges please refer to our booking policy. But, in short, we can refund tickets with minimum 7 days’ notice.

BOOK HERE


WordPress 3: Customising a WordPress site

Learn how to customise your own site in this advanced WordPress course.


In this 4 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll walk you through:

  • Advanced WordPress features
  • How to find and choose appropriate plugins
  • The WordPress File System
  • Advanced WordPress theme customisation with child themes

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar



WordPress 3: Customising a WordPress site

Learn how to customise your own site in this advanced WordPress course.


In this 4 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll walk you through:

  • Advanced WordPress features
  • How to find and choose appropriate plugins
  • The WordPress File System
  • Advanced WordPress theme customisation with child themes

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar



WordPress 3: Customising a WordPress site

Learn how to customise your own site in this advanced WordPress course.


In this 4 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll walk you through:

  • Advanced WordPress features
  • How to find and choose appropriate plugins
  • The WordPress File System
  • Advanced WordPress theme customisation with child themes

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar



WordPress 2: Building a website in WordPress

Take the step from a personal blog to building your own site with this intermediate WordPress course.


In this 3 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll cover:

  • Adding content and customising the appearance
  • Installing and setting up WordPress on your own server
  • Installing and managing plugins and themes
  • Importing data from another WordPress blog or platform
  • Tips for managing spam and optimising your site for search engines

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the free beginner’s course.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar.



WordPress 2: Building a website in WordPress

Take the step from a personal blog to building your own site with this intermediate WordPress course.


In this 3 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll cover:

  • Adding content and customising the appearance
  • Installing and setting up WordPress on your own server
  • Installing and managing plugins and themes
  • Importing data from another WordPress blog or platform
  • Tips for managing spam and optimising your site for search engines

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the free beginner’s course.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar.



WordPress 2: Building a website in WordPress

Take the step from a personal blog to building your own site with this intermediate WordPress course.


In this 3 hour WordPress tutorial we’ll cover:

  • Adding content and customising the appearance
  • Installing and setting up WordPress on your own server
  • Installing and managing plugins and themes
  • Importing data from another WordPress blog or platform
  • Tips for managing spam and optimising your site for search engines

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of WordPress, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to WordPress, please attend the free beginner’s course.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar.



WordPress 1: Blogging and WordPress for beginners

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners.


In this 1.5 hour WordPress course we’ll cover the basics:

  • Starting your own blog using WordPress
  • Personalising the layout and content
  • Adding and changing themes
  • Creating new posts and pages
  • Uploading images and videos

Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system. 


Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our  WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar.



WordPress 1: Blogging and WordPress for beginners

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners.


In this 1.5 hour WordPress course we’ll cover the basics:

  • Starting your own blog using WordPress
  • Personalising the layout and content
  • Adding and changing themes
  • Creating new posts and pages
  • Uploading images and videos

Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system. 


Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our  WordPress short courses in the What’s On calendar.