Learn Advanced WordPress Techniques To Create A Totally Customised, Mobile Responsive, Search Engine Ready & Secure Website.

Our WordPress Advanced course will show you how to customise your website like a professional. If you studied our WordPress Starter Course, you will know by now that WordPress offers limitless opportunities; as a blogging platform as well as a tool to create great looking websites which you can customise using themes and plugins.

Join us on our online WordPress Professional courses which will provide you with the knowledge and tools required to create, market, sell from, manage and secure any WordPress website. The course also includes a module on how to prevent hacking and how to clean up a hacked site.

Course Programme

MODULE 1 – Page Speed

  • Why The Need For Speed
  • Speed Testing Tools
  • Speed Tests
  • Web Page Performance Test
  • Image Optimisation [Part 1 & 2]
  • Web Caching [Part 1 &2]
  • Browser Caching
  • Fixing performance issues
  • Minification & more

MODULE 2 – SEO

  • What is SEO
  • Keywords, Tools and how to use to your advantage
  • Latent Semantic Indexing
  • SEO Plugin for WP
  • Plugin Configuration
  • Webmaster tools
  • Site maps & more

MODULE 3 – Theme Customisation

  • Child Theme Creation
  • Pre Customisation Checklist
  • Adding a Personal Greeting
  • Shortcodes for various actions
  • Rebranding
  • Customisation

MODULE 4 – eCommerce with WordPress

    • What is eCommerce
    • Pre Set-up Checklist
    • WooCommerce Installation [Part 1,2,3]
    • WooCommerce Settings
    • Dropshipping
    • eCommerce Themes
    • Product Ideas
    • Product Mockups
    • Test Purchase

MODULE 5 – Plugins

  • Various Plugins for additional functionality
  • Visual Editor for Widgets
  • Widget Options
  • Grid Shortcode
  • Notification Bars
  • Free Akismet Alternative
  • WP Activity Logs
  • Customise User Roles
  • Plugin Directory Checker
  • Data Exporter / Importer

MODULE 6 – Advanced Website Security

  • Hiding Usernames
  • Change DB Prefix – Method 1 & 2
  • Changing Security Keys
  • Secure your WP-Config file
  • Customise the Login Error Message
  • Prevent Brute Force Attack – Method 1, 2 & 3
  • Remove WP Version Numbers
  • Let Others Work on your Site Securely

MODULE 7 – Hacked Site Clean-up

  • Has your Site Been Hacked?
  • Tools to check if your site is compromised
  • Hacked Site Clean-up
  • Let Google know your site is clean again
  • Next Steps After Clean-Up

MODULE 8 – Traffic Generation

  • Traffic Overview
  • Newsletter sign-up forms
  • Google Analytics
  • Traffic from Article
  • Slideshare for traffic generation
  • Video Marketing, Part 1 & 2
  • PDF Submission, Part 1 & 2
  • Social Media for traffic
  • Guess Blogging, Part 1 – 4

Who Is The Course For?

  • Anyone wishing to gain advanced WordPress knowledge
  • Anyone who maintains and updates WordPress websites for clients
  • Anyone wishing to make money out of creating and/or selling websites
  • Please note the Advanced WordPress Course is NOT suitable for beginners

 

WordPress Advanced Course – Online Access –  £197

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