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WordPress Essentials for Business

WordPress Essentials for Business is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. For more information about WordPress Essentials for Business at 1 Training, please review the details below.

WordPress Essentials for Business


Are you a business owner? Perhaps you’re planning to establish your own business? Maybe you simply need to update your knowledge in order to modernise your business? This excellent WordPress Essentials for Business course will help you to set up a WordPress site for your business, which will help you to generate new customers, publish your own company blog, advertise your services, and create a professional website. This course focuses on the fundamentals of WordPress, including how to set up a custom menu, how to publish several blogs on a single site, WordPress security, and how to use commercial plugins. This fantastic WordPress course has been created by experts, and is taught by a professional instructor who has years of experience and plenty of inside tips to share with you!

Learning with 1Training has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What skills will I learn?

  • Image cropping and resizing tools that have been available since WordPress 3.5 only
  • Custom Menu Widget which has replaced the Links widget since WP 3.5
  • How to use commercial plugins (and when you would need one)
  • How to setup multiple blog pages on a single site
  • WordPress security fundamentals (avoid getting hacked)

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.


Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a WordPress Essentials for Business certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 33
1. WordPress: What & Why
2. or
3. What You Will Need
1. Understanding Domain, Hosting, & Name Servers
2. Choosing a Domain Registrar & Hosting Company
3. Installing WordPress on Your Domain
1. Tour of an Out-of-the-Box WordPress Site
2. Tour of the WordPress Dashboard
3. Creating Pages & Posts
4. Using the Visual Editor
5. Working with Images
6. Hyperlinking
7. Configuring a Blog, Static Site, & Mixed Site
8. Removing the Home Page Title & Comments Box
9. Adding a Flat Navigation Bar
10. Adding a Drop-Down Navigation Bar
11. Installing a Free Theme
12. Installing a Commercial Theme
13. Modifying Your Theme Settings & Adding a Header
14. Working with the Weaver Theme
15. Setting Up Post Categories & Blog Pages
1. Using the Latest Posts, Post Categories & Custom Menu Widgets
2. Using the Text Widget to Post Arbitrary Text or Images to Your Sidebar
3. Using the Text Widget to Post a Youtube Video
1. Introduction to Plug-ins: Akismet Comment Spam Protection
2. Using the RSSImport Plug-in; Plug-ins that Require Shortcodes
3. Installing a Commercial Plug-in
1. Permalinks
2. Discussion Settings & Comment Moderation
1. Commercial Themes
2. Graphic Sources
3. WordPress Security
4. How to Learn More

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course Fee18
Entry Requirements• You must be 16 or over • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)
Carear Path• Editor • Blogger • Writer • Content Manager • Business Owner • Project Manager
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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