WordPress Improvers

Ref: C2228894

Using the WordPress Content Management System (CMS) you will actively enter text and upload images to a WordPress theme. Add functionality to the website using plugins and widgets from the page builder. Learn how to customise and style ready-made themes.

Course aim

This course is a progression course from Learn WordPress in a Fortnight. You will learn how to manage and edit a hosted website and work with a WordPress page builder.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Know the difference between building and editing a WordPress site using the standard Gutenberg WP editor and a page builder eg Elementor or Divi.
  • Edit and prepare images for use on a website using free image editing software and directly via WordPress.
  • Create new pages and posts and set up a Blog page.
  • Learn how plugins and widgets can increase functionality to your WordPress site and how to download and install them.
  • Build primary and secondary menus for your website navigation.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

WordPress Improvers

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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