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WordPress Level 2

at ONLC Training Centers - Schaumburg

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Schaumburg, Suburbs
1320 Tower Rd 1st Fl
At N Wiley Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60173
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this web design class:

In this class you will learn to launch your website quickly with the help of a quick WordPress installation guide; create a quality website with a proper assembly of important subpages; install and work with plugins and widgets; install and create attractive themes for your website; create custom menus to improve the user experience of your website; upload multimedia content such as images, audio, and video easily and effectively.

This WordPress Level 2 course builds on the Level 1 course by providing an intermediate understanding of the backend functions of WordPress, such as SEO maintenance and Backup and Recovery functions, along with additional understanding of plugins and how they can extend your WordPress website.

More than just providing an easy way to make a good looking web site or blog, WordPress was developed with search engine optimization in mind. The class also covers how to use powerful SEO plugins so that you will be more easily found online.


Anyone new to WordPress or who is self-taught on the product is a good candidate for this course. No prior WordPress knowledge is needed. No prior web development or programming skills are required. This course is designed for non-technical users who are more interested in content management and search engine optimization than the technical aspects of web site creation.


WordPress Level 1

Course Outline

1: Securing Your Wordpress Website

  • The principles of WordPress security
  • The best practices for WordPress security
  • Installing an SSL
  • Security plugins and which ones to get
  • Setting up secure user accounts
  • User roles and abilities
  • Managing users
  • User management plugins

2: Choosing And Installing Themes

  • Finding themes
  • The factors to consider when choosing a theme
  • Installing and changing themes

3: Customizing Your Website Appearance/Design

  • Menus
  • Widgets
  • WordPress Customizer
  • Optimizing for mobile and working with AMP

4: Social Media Integration, Podcasting, And HTTPS

  • Integrating social media
  • Podcasting
  • HTTPS – what, why, and how?

5: Creating A Non-Blog Website Part One - The Basics

  • The must-do tasks
  • Static websites
  • Corporate or business websites
  • One-page websites

6: Creating A Non-Blog Website Part Two - E-Commerce Websites And Custom Content Elements

  • E-commerce stores
  • Video blogs and photo blogs
  • Social networks
  • Introducing custom post types

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Student cancellation requests made 14 calendar days or less before the class starts will be charged 100% of the course fee and are not entitled to a refund. The student has one (1) opportunity to use our Make-Up policy to have those funds applied to a later class date.


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