Course Code: WWP01

Introduction to WordPress

Our WordPress course is taught by a professional web developer. Learn live online or come and join us at our London studios. WordPress is the world's favourite blogging platform, but can also be used as a flexible content management system on which to build highly functional self-hosted websites. This comprehensive one day course will enable you to build your own WordPress web site either from scratch or by editing existing templates. View course dates and booking form.


Completing this WordPress course will enable you to do the following and more:

  • Setting up a WordPress local development environment
  • Manage MySQL databases
  • Install and configure WordPress
  • Build user friendly menu and navigation systems
  • Install and manage WordPress themes
  • Create SEO friendly pages and posts
  • Edit and format text
  • Control page layout with the Gutenberg block editor
  • Customise the appearance and functions of WordPress themes


  • Overview of WordPress
  • Setting up a local development environment
  • Managing MySQL databases with PHPMyAdmin
  • Installing WordPress
  • Overview of the interface and the dashboard
  • Adding users and assigning different user roles
  • Setting up reading and post options
  • Creating, adding, updating and assigning menus
  • Creating SEO friendly URLs
  • Creating and editing WordPress pages and posts
  • How WordPress pages are structured
  • Using the Gutenberg block editor
  • How a theme is structured
  • Building the sidebar
  • Creating a custom home page
  • Installing a theme
  • Activating & deactivating themes
  • Editing Themes and Templates
  • How templates pages fit into the WordPress structure


This beginners WordPress short course is suitable for anyone with basic PC or Mac skills. You may also be interested in our HTML and CSS Course


We run classroom based courses at our London studios. We also offer this course in live online format for you to participate remotely. Whichever mode you choose you can be assured that you will receive the same engaging, interactive training. Private training is also available.


Book a classroom place

These courses are delivered at our London studios. You do not need to bring anything with you as all equipment is provided. You can choose to use Windows or Mac when you book.


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Book an online place

These courses are delivered live online. To participate you will need a reliable broadband internet connection and a copy of the software already installed on your computer.


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Book private, bespoke training

We offer this course in a range of private and fully bespoke formats including: one-to-one training, private groups and on-site at your premises. Contact us with your requirements.


Any questions?

If you have any questions about our beginners WordPress course please send us a message using our contact page and we will reply to you as soon as possible – or call us on 0203 3974567.


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