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Build Your Own WordPress Website

Concise Training

£118.80 PER COURSE

What will I learn?

This course is for anybody who wants to learn how to design and build or maintain websites for business in this popular free package. Suitable for entrepreneurs as well as office managers, VAs, PAs or EAs.

You will learn how to create a 5 page WordPress website with a blog. You will find about designing a user-friendly website (colours, images, accessibility); You will install a template, include plugins, create static pages, include images, use widgets and implement keywords for search engine optimisation. You will also create blog posts, include Google Analytics in the website and you will receive an introduction to using Google Analytics to measure the success of your site.

The Concise Training WordPress 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 the choice of colours and images, the layout of the website, choosing a template, using plugins and creating static pages. You will receive access to a development area to create a training website. Note if you wish to make it live you will need to purchase a domain name and hosting (not included).

Content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

Learning Object 1 - Website Design Steps

  • What is WordPress and why use it?
  • Mobile Websites
  • Web hosting
  • Page layout and navigation
  • Readability
  • Fonts
  • Using Images
  • Keywords
  • Accessibility

Learning Object 2 - Getting Started with WordPress

  • Examples of theme use
  • Selecting, installing and customising a theme
  • Creating a static homepage
  • Permalinks
  • Blogging

Learning Object 3 - Enhancing your WordPress Website

  • Widgets
  • Basic HTML Coding
  • Plugins
  • Implementing SEO using YOAST Plugin
  • Menus
  • Registering your site with search engines
  • Shortcodes
  • Google Analytics
  • Best Practice

What do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection. You mayl need to purchase a domain name and website hosting if you don't already have these. This can be bought from Concise Training if required

Course info


Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

Study Hours

15 hours

Study mode




Total time for completion

12 months

More info on price

includes VAT

Who runs this course?



Concise Training have been teaching businesses and individuals to use social media and digital marketing since 2009. Unaccredited Courses We first created our short unaccredited e-learning courses in 2012 - updating them every six months (In January and July) since.  The courses have been taken by over 2,000 learners either through Concise Training directly or through our partners - Pitman Training Group, The Distance Learning Centre and Business Excellence International. Purchasing a course directly from Concise Training has the added benefit of email support from the Concise Training team.  Although the courses are kept as up to date as possible, the nature of the sector involves daily changes to the

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