This advanced WordPress course is for those who already have a solid grounding with the basics of WordPress and wish to take their websites further using the latest online marketing techniques combined with the best features of WordPress.
Our WordPress advanced course digs deeper into the native capabilities of WordPress, as well as to examine the wide variety of plugins available that can greatly enhance the capabilities of your WordPress driven website.Exploring the greater capabilities of WordPress in a variety of different guises, this course teaches you how to use WordPress as a powerful shopping cart solution, using one of a number of plugins to integrate a product database with a payment gateway provider such as PayPal, allowing businesses of any size and circumstance to quickly and easily harness WordPress as a tool for selling their products and services directly. In addition to shopping carts, WordPress can also be used as a social media engine, allowing the setup and management of community based websites with far greater control than those available via Facebook or LinkedIn.
In addition to the above, this course also highlights a variety of specialized methods and techniques enabling you to better manage, maintain and refine your WordPress website. This course offers an intensive and comprehensive guide, designed to ensure that your WordPress website functions efficiently.
Finally, and most importantly creating original and inspiring themes of your own, to how to emulate and adapt existing HTML templates into WordPress themes is covered in detail, ensuring that you are well on the way to mastering this powerful and versatile website publishing platform.
Prerequisites: The training is tailored for Web Designers and Webmasters with a good understanding of HTML & CSS who wish to incorporate their designs into WordPress.
Skills required: basic Word Press knowledge
Training Highlights :
Themes and Plugins
- Getting the best out of the Genesis framework
- Configuring and Customizing Genesis Child Themes
- Using image sliders, featured images and special widgets for the perfect design & homepage
- Run an Online Store with the leading eCommerce Plugins
- Run and Sell Events, Tickets, Courses or Holidays with the Events Manager Plugin
- Advanced Website Forms with Contact Form 7
- Advanced Widgets
- Editing and Optimizing Images for WordPress
- Portfolios, Screen-grabs and Image Galleries
- Videos and Screen-casts
- Using WordPress Multisite
- Making money with affiliate schemes