Course Title: WordPress Site and Blog Development and Administration

Course Overview: This comprehensive course is tailored to provide participants with a thorough understanding of WordPress, empowering them to build, customize, and effectively manage websites and blogs. Whether for personal projects, businesses, or clients, students will gain hands-on experience in WordPress site development and administration.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will:

  1. Master WordPress Fundamentals:
    • Gain a solid understanding of WordPress as a content management system (CMS) and its core features.
  2. Website and Blog Creation:
    • Learn to create and configure websites and blogs using WordPress.
    • Explore themes, templates, and page builders for design flexibility.
  3. Content Creation and Management:
    • Create and publish various content types, including articles, images, videos, and multimedia.
    • Understand content organization with categories and tags.
  4. Customization and Theming:
    • Customize the appearance and layout of WordPress sites using themes and CSS.
    • Explore theme development and child themes.
  5. Plugins and Functionality:
    • Extend site functionality with WordPress plugins.
    • Configure and optimize plugins for various purposes, such as SEO, e-commerce, and social media integration.
  6. Search Engine Optimization (SEO):
    • Implement SEO best practices to improve site visibility in search engine results.
    • Optimize content and metadata for SEO.
  7. User Management and Security:
    • Manage user roles and permissions to control site access.
    • Implement security measures to protect against threats and hacks.
  8. Performance Optimization:
    • Improve site speed and performance through caching, image optimization, and code optimization.
    • Use performance monitoring tools.
  9. E-commerce and Online Stores (Optional):
    • Set up and manage e-commerce functionality using plugins like WooCommerce.
  10. Analytics and Tracking:
    • Implement analytics tools to track site traffic, user behavior, and engagement.
    • Utilize data for informed decision-making.
  11. Backups and Disaster Recovery:
    • Set up regular backups and develop a disaster recovery plan.
    • Ensure data preservation and site continuity.
  12. Website Launch and Maintenance:
    • Prepare websites for launch, including domain management and hosting considerations.
    • Learn about ongoing site maintenance and updates.

Course Structure: This course typically includes lectures, hands-on labs, practical exercises, real-world projects, and discussions. Students will create their WordPress sites and blogs throughout the course.

Assessment: Assessment methods may include quizzes, site development projects, performance evaluations, and a final WordPress site creation and administration project.

Who Should Take This Course: This course is suitable for aspiring web developers, bloggers, small business owners, marketing professionals, and anyone interested in building and managing websites and blogs using WordPress.

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of WordPress is required. Familiarity with basic computer and internet usage is recommended.

Course Materials: Course materials may include online tutorials, WordPress documentation, recommended plugins and themes, access to a web hosting environment, and instructor-provided resources.

Instructor: An experienced web developer or WordPress expert with expertise in WordPress site development and administration.

Course Duration: The duration of the course can vary but is often offered as a semester-long or short-term program.

By the end of this WordPress site and blog development and administration course, participants will have the skills and knowledge to create, customize, and manage WordPress websites and blogs for various purposes, from personal blogs to professional business websites.

Delivery Methods

  • Online
  • Instructor led
  • LMS
  • Practice lab
  • Simulation videos

LMS Course Link

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Syllabus Dynamic in nature

  • Planning for your WordPress Website or Blog
  • Domain Registration
    • Donain Principles
    • National and International Rules & Regulations
    • Domain Provider Selection
    • Country Domain
    • Domain Registration
    • Domain Account Dashboard Management
    • Domain Renewal
    • Domain Migration
  • DNS and CDN Management
    • DNS Basics
    • Premium DNS Services
    • DDNS
    • DNS Record Management
    • Name Server Handling
    • CDN Subcription and Configuring
  • Hosting
    • Hosting Provider Selection
    • Hosting Registration
    • Hosting Account Dashboard Management
    • Hosting Migration
  • C-Panel Management
    • Accessing Cpanel
    • User Access control
    • Cpanel Components
    • File Management
    • Ad-ons and Sub-domain Management
    • Database Management
  • WordPress Installation
    • Installation on local PC
    • Local Hosting for LAN
    • Local Hosting with Internet Access
    • Network Configuration-NAT and PAT
    • Cpanel Installation
  • WordPress Management and Directory Management
    • Accessing WordPress Dashboard
    • Users Handling
    • Theme
    • Plugins
    • Media
    • Page
    • Post
    • Menus
    • Tools
    • CSS
  • Cloud and VM Deployment
    • Installation on Local VM
    • Installation on Cloud VM
    • PaaS Deployment
  • Site Inspections
    • Speeding Up Your Site
  • Site Security Management
    • SSL deployment
  • Site Performance
    • Tools
      • PageSpeed Insights
      • GTmetrix
    • Caching
  • Backup and Restoration
    • Local Backup
    • On hosting backup
    • Backup on Cloud Storage
  • SEO
    • SEO Principles
    • Keyword searching and Research
    • Analytics and Reporting
    • Mobile SEO
    • Google’s Upcoming Core Web Vitals Update
    • Crawling
    • Indexing
    • Technical SEO
    • Content
    • Links
  • Google Search Console
    • Configuring Google Search Console
    • Performance Monitoring
    • URL Inspection
    • Sitemaps
  • Google Analytics
    • Configuring Google Analytics
    • Administration Google Analytics
    • Data collection and analysis
  • Google Adsence
    • Generate revenue with AdSense
    • Understanding Google AdSense
    • Starting Google AdSense
    • Configuring Ads
    • Customize Your AdSense Experience
    • Measure AdSense Performance
    • Advanced Administration

See Also

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