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WordPress for web design at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

WordPress for web design at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Duration: 6 sessions / 3 sessions

Price: £90

Contact: Reception Team at Mary Ward Centre

42 Queen Square
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 3AQ
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 13th June 2020

About the Course

Learn how to use this open source software (free to download) to create websites, blogs or apps. This course is designed for students who have completed the introductory course or have some knowledge of WordPress. It is not a beginner's course and students need to be computer literate and used to working with Windows.

Who is this course for
Anyone who wants to use WordPress which is a popular website builder to install and set up a site. Students may be new to WordPress/blogging but will need to already have basic computing skills and experience of using a web browser / internet on a PC. This course is designed for students who have completed the introductory course or have some knowledge of WordPress. It is not a beginner's course and students need to be computer literate and used to working with Windows.

What does this course cover
The course is taught using MWC hosted service, Differences between this and self-hosted WordPress sites, will be discussed.
All the basic features required to design and create a functioning website using WordPress:

What is WordPress?
Dot Com Vs Dot Org, modifying and deleting web pages, adding text, pictures and video, managing a blog and its appearance using Themes
Using Widgets
Learn the WordPress concepts of Posts, Pages and Themes
Be able to create and manage a simple WordPress website

By the end of the course you should be able to:
Understand the differences between host and self-hosted WordPress sites,
Understand the WordPress concepts of Posts, Pages and Themes
Create a simple WordPress site
Create and modifying and deleting web pages
Adding and modifying text and video in a website
Sourcing, editing and uploading images
Creating and managing a blog
Changing the appearance of a WordPress site using Themes and Customise
Use Widgets and arrange in sidebars
Import Plugins
Use the Gutenberg editor and using blocks.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Intermediate level
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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