Web Page Design (Using WordPress)

Course Points
Certificate of Attendance
Course Duration
8 weeks
Course Places
16 Places
Course Start Date
Monday 30th September 2019 at 7.00pm

Course Summary

Learn to build and manage your own personal or business website with the world's most popular platform in just 8 weeks! This is an excellent Web Design course – designed for beginners – which provides all the skills required to design, build and publish a professional website using WordPress.

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR AUTUMN

Are you looking to learn WordPress and start building websites? Learning WordPress does not require a lot of time or need cost a fortune. One of the best parts about WordPress is its ease of use. You do not need a laptop, online accounts or anything else - everything is provided by DkIT. Your tutor has been building websites for 20 years now and holds a degree in IT Management from DkIT.

This 8-week course aims to provide students with all the skills required to design, build and publish a professional website using WordPress. 

  • Week 1 - The difference between Posts and Pages and when to use which.
  • Week 2 - Installing themes and creating child themes. Configuring your website menu, and making sure your site is mobile friendly.
  • Week 3 - Installing and managing plugins.
  • Week 4 - Working with images and video. Creating galleries and allowing downloads.
  • Week 5 - Integrating social media and sharing your content automatically.
  • Week 6 - Securing your WordPress Website. Taking Backups.
  • Week 7 - Search Engine Optimisation. Get yourself noticed by Google!
  • Week 8 - Building an Online Shopping Cart and taking payments via Paypal.

One class of 2 hours per week (Mondays) for 8 weeks.

A basic knowledge of using a computer is required.

This class is for anyone who wants to take control of their own website, or learn how to build sites for other people quickly and efficiently.

Paul Scollon (Department of Computing Science & Mathematics, DkIT)
Phone: +353 (0)429370129
Email: paul.scollon@dkit.ie

Course ID C11
Duration 8 weeks
Credits Certificate of Attendance
Places 16
School School of Informatics & Creative Arts
Department Computing Science and Mathematics
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €200.00
Starting Date Monday 30th September 2019 at 7.00pm
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