Create a Website

Create a Website

Day course | 1 day | 10.30 - 17.30 | 8 places | £179
Evening course | 3 weeks | 18.30 - 21.30 | 8 places | £239
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Course description

This course will deliver a comprehensive introduction to the Wordpress open source content management system, used by bloggers, photographers and many creative businesses throughout the world.

You'll be shown everything you need to set up your own portfolio and blog using Wordpress. Create galleries and promote your work to the world using the latest online tools and social media.

You'll learn how to set up your site and customise it quickly, as well as how to optimise your images to present them online. By the end of the day, you will have your website online and have the skills and tools to keep it up to date and add content yourself.

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to get their work online and promote themselves effectively via the web.

For further information or to book over the phone, please call us at the office on 020 7729 1936.

 

Course Content
  • Becoming familiar with Wordpress
  • Themes and customisation - logo, colours and fonts
  • Social media
  • Plug-ins
  • Content management systems
  • Editing your site
  • Creating galleries & slideshows
  • Self-hosting & using themes
  • Creating posts and pages
  • Adding images to your pages
  • Inserting hyperlinks & image properties
  • Optimising your images
  • Basic file management
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    Requirements: Laptop


    Tutor Profiles


    Pierre Vella

    Pierre Vella has up to six years of experience teaching web design courses for photographers and visual artists, using the Wordpress platform in combination with HTML, CSS, and PHP coding. Pierre also works for Invisible Dust, a London-based arts organization where he develops web and mobile solutions for artists and scientists working on projects around climate change, environmental and digital interaction.

     

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    ‘I really enjoyed the course and its venue – loved the beautiful office with various cameras on display. The tutor helped us individually when we needed help and gave us various helpful hints and links. I feel ready to create my own word press website.’
    ★★★★★  Daiva

    ‘The course covered all the basics and some useful suggestions for further development. It was clearly explained and the tutor took time to make sure that each person kept up.’
    ★★★★★  Nick Haeffner

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