WordPress is open source web software used in creating websites or blogs. It can also be used as content management system. It is developed by using PHP and MySQL. It uses a web template system and template processor to form a final webpage or website. Everything from websites, to blogs to complex portals and even applications can be developed by using WordPress.
First started in 2003 WordPress has quickly grown as one of the most popular and most used self-hosted blogging site. According to Wikipedia, more than 18.9% of top 10 million sites use WordPress and total 60 million websites use Wordpress, as of August 2013. Being a free open source, it has hundreds of thousands of volunteers contributing to its growth. Everything from documentation to code is free and there are thousands of plugins and themes that can be downloaded and used to develop a new website directly.
Students and professional web developers now-a-days are getting attracted towards WordPress due to above mentioned features. Those people who don’t have prior programming knowledge can also develop a full website using the free templates and plugins from WordPress and those having prior knowledge in programming will be able to customize plugins, themes and templates thus being able to develop a website as per requirement. This unique feature of simplicity to users and publishers and ability to work in complex components empowered by Wordpress has very popular for all types of people working with Open source system. Also, with WordPress, developers can edit, modify and use the templates in commercial project without having to pay licensing fees.
At IT Training Nepal, we offer WordPress training for students with no prior knowledge in programming but willing to enter into web development as well professional programmers. We mainly recommend this training for blogging and portfolio presentation. We will start this course from basics of WordPress and gradually move onto theme, plugins, forms, search engine optimization before completing a project work. During the training, intensive focus will be given to real world practices and trends, thus by enabling students to grasp fundamentals and to be familiar with real world applications.
This training has been designed to fulfill the requirement of individuals who want to develop and manage Wordpress sites or blogs but don’t have any programming knowledge. This course will gradually move from basic and ample time will be given to students to grasp the fundamentals and finally making them able to develop a WordPress site or Blog.
After the successful completion of this training, the students will be able to:
- Set up and install WordPress
- Download plugins, themes and use them to build a website.
- Create posts, pages, sidebar etc.
- Configuring templates
- Develop, administrator and update a website or blog using WordPress.
- Add, configure Plugins and Widgets
- Add, manage media
- Develop, use search engine optimization techniques and strategies
Who can join WordPress Training?
- Bloggers and Writers who wants to write articles and publish it in Internet.
- Web Designers who wants to display their portfolio online.
Prerequisites: WordPress is very easy to use, anyone who have the knowledge of using computers and experience of browsing Internet can easily learn WordPress.
Module 1: WordPress Administration Course
- Creating Posts, pages, sidebar, search
- Configuring themes
- Creating multiple page designs
- Integrating custom theme
- Using plugins
- Using forms
- Anti spam in WordPress
- Working with media
- Search Engine Optimization
- Adding widgets
- Generating sitemap and RSS
- Generating SEO friendly URLs
- Project work - creating a website/ blog
This course is best suited for a candidate seeking a career in IT Companies as a Wordpress developer. There is a great scope for candidates having knowledge of Wordpress. A person who has a knowledge of WordPress along with PHP can qualify a job easily.