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Setup Professional Business Website Using WordPress

Learn how to create a professional business website with Wordpress - a powerful publishing content management system. The trainer will help you get the most out of the self-hosted version of WordPress and create feature-rich business and company websites. this course will explain how to create and publish posts and pages; customise your site with professional themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Even more, this course will show how to get more traffics with social media sharing and search engine optimisation for Wordpress.

Course Highlights

  • What is WordPress?
  • Installing and running WordPress
  • Publishing posts and pages
  • Using page templates
  • Inserting images, video, and other media
  • Editing posts
  • Changing themes
  • Installing plugins
  • Adding other users
  • Securing your WordPress site

Certificate

All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tertiary Courses after achieved at least 75% attendance.

Funding and Grant Applications

Click the links below to apply. Note that you need to register the course first.

For Singaporeans: SkillsFuture Credit

For Company: SSG Training Grant

Course Code: CRS-N-0040765

Course Booking

$248.00 (GST-exclusive)
$265.36(GST-inclusive)

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Course Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.


Course Details

Module 1. Getting Started with WordPress

  • Installing and running WordPress 
  • Accessing your WordPress site 
  • Using the WordPress Dashboard 
  • Using the WordPress toolbar 

Module 2. Posts

  • Understanding the difference between posts and pages
  • Creating a new post 
  • Using categories and tags
  • Advanced text formatting
  • Creating and managing links
  • Adding images
  • Adding an image gallery
  • Using Featured Image 
  • Adding images from external sources 
  • Adding media from YouTube and other services through oEmbed
  • Comparing and restoring old versions with Revisions
  • Publishing posts 
  • Using the More tag and excerpts 
  • Defining post formats 

Module 3. Pages

    • Creating a basic page 
    • Using page templates 
    • Organizing page hierarchy 

Module 4. Appearance

  • Selecting and changing themes 
  • Using the Theme Customizer 
  • Using a custom header image 
  • Creating custom menus 
  • Using widgets
  • Changing the front page from a blog view to a static page 
  • Installing themes from the WordPress Theme Directory 
  • Installing custom themes 
  • Making sure your WordPress site is mobile-ready 

Module 5. Plugins

  • Installing plugins 
  • Creating a contact page 
  • Adding social media sharing buttons with AddThis 
  • Learn more about plugins

Module 6. Users

  • Editing your user profile 
  • Creating a Gravatar profile 
  • Adding and managing users 
  • Understanding user levels  
  • Configuring general settings 

Module 7. Getting Readers

  • Creating user-friendly permalinks 
  • Configuring comment settings 
  • Managing comments 

Module 8. Maintenance and Security

  • Keeping up to date 

Course Admin

Prerequisite

This course is for beginner. Basic computer knowledge is suffice.

A live website will not be required as students will be provided with demo Wordpress Websites for hand on practice. Participants will also be given the opportunity to apply the knowledge learnt to their own websites during class.

Who Should Attend

  • Those who want to start a CMS website
  • Those who want to learn the new features in Wordpress
  • Those who want to setup a website for events, workshops, or organisations
  • Business Owners who want to setup a website for their companies

Trainers

Wordpress TrainerJanice Ong has been in the IT & Engineering industry for more than 10 years since the dot com start up days. She knows CMS, Ecommerce, Website Development, Sales, Marketing, Business Development since 2000. She is proficient in WordPress, WooCommerce, Joomla, OpenCart, OSCommerce, Digital Marketing, SEO. She has helped to build websites that reach top Google page 1st page search results. She has a degree in BSc(Hons) in Management from University of London and Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Wordpress TrainerIn 2010, Patrick earned his Advanced Search Engine Marketing Certification from Search Engine Academy, USA, and started Business Online Centre, a one-stop solution business for SMEs looking for online presence. Services range from domain registration, hosting, web design, Internet (SEO/SEM) and Facebook marketing. He has been conducting website design classes (public and corporate) since 2011, using popular open-source platforms like Joomla.

Prior to his online career, Patrick, with his UK Accountancy and Computer Science qualifications, worked as an accountant, business solutions consultant/manager and professional services manager (PSM), specialising in Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP], Customer Relationship Management [CRM] and Business Intelligence [BI].

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 10 years as accountant in UK
  • 6 years as business solutions consultant in UK
  • 11 years as professional services (consulting) manager (PSM) in Singapore
  • 3 years as business solutions manager (BSM) in Singapore
  • Oversaw department’s operations and was responsible for its Profit and Loss, ensuring
  • proper project management in terms of deliverables, expectations, scheduling andresource allocations
  • Utilising consulting experiences to ascertain clients’ requirements and propose the best fitting solutions and advise on the implementation aspects
  • Other involvements include giving presentations at seminars, conducting training and a
  • Steering Committee member who oversaw an ISO 9002 certification process
  • Led initial team to setup and operate Bangkok office for Eclipse Computing

Wordpress TrainerLord is a detail-oriented web developer that is passionate about delivering a compelling final product. He started playing with codes when he was in high school and has not stopped since. He specializes in WordPress, and is also familiar with Shopify, SquareSpace and Wix. With more than 5 years of professional web development experience in the Philippines and Singapore, he knows how to prioritize tasks and organize workload effectively. He is an avid learner who loves to acquire new skills for continuous growth and development

Wordpress TrainerPeter Goh is the Technology Evangelist at Disruptive Digital, a full-service digital agency based in Singapore, offering innovative & effective web and native mobile application development. He specializes in bleeding edge software development and have more than 10 years' experience in developing customized applications for desktop, web and mobile platforms. He has extensive domain knowledge in .Net and Java programming, iOS development and has helped many to create e-commerce web sites on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure

Wordpress TrainerChe Hoe has experience in software development with special interest in web technologies. Graduated from Singapore Polytechnic Information Technology, he had undertaken the role of frontend web developer in various hackathons and most recently, the Microsoft Imagine Cup. He was also an active volunteer in UXSG - a user-experience based community in Singapore - to garner knowledge on the relationship between usability of the web and the user. Che Hoe has been enrolled in NUS Information Systems under the School of Computing.

Wordpress TrainerNagarajan Manjula is a Google certified, Data Driven Digital Marketing Manager (ASEAN & India) with more than 5 years hands on expertise in Digital Marketing for B2B, B2C & E-commerce. She as a proven track record in driving Sales through Quality lead generation, including , Slashing the campaign costs by 50% & doubling the leads generation for the current employer through CRO, Strategized development of Business Intelligence tool for Marketing Performance & Sales funnel reporting., Accelerated Business organically & consistently with Zero marketing cost through SEO & Growth Hacking in Shan Energy Pvt Ltd

Wordpress TrainerJibrail has 10 years experience of software and web systems development and management combining both business needs and leading edge technologies to deliver solutions. Among some of his prominent systems he had worked on were Java stock trading system used by UOBKayHian, iocbc and KimEng. Also, he had written a forex accumulator module for Citibank for frontoffice bank staff.

He was also been involved in multiple PHP, Coldfusion, .NET solutions. He was involved in Vivocity Carpark Redemption System, written Moodle modules for private schools in Australia and created PHP based products. MDWPMerchant is a product written in php and was featured in several Moodle conferences. Another product developed and currently sold in Singapore market is a WIFI solution for cafe and restaurants. A prominent customer of this WIFI product is Culina at Dempsey.

Currently running an IT company delivering solutions, he is involved in management, training and consultancy on a day-to-day basis. The consultancy services covers infrastructure from software, networking, security and hardware aspects."

Wordpress TrainerNoel Lou developed a passion towards games since young, hence, he starts to learn about game design & coding during leisure time. While pursuing his degree, he mentored students in iOS app & game development. He has been a freelance iOS app developer and trainer whilst having two years of experience and exposure to Swift. Present, he aspires to share his knowledge and passion with others.

Wordpress TrainerNoorhalim is an experienced web developer working for a large number of companies, developing and managing their websites for over 6 years. He started learning programming when in school, and his first website was launched when he was still in college. He has a Bachelor Degree in International Marketing, a Diploma in Digital and Interactive Media (RP), Advanced Diploma in Marketing and is currently in the process of completing his Advance Diploma in Mobile Application Development from Republic Polytechnic. He is well versed in programming languages like PHP, mySQL, Javascript , CSS and HTML. He strongly believes in upgrading himself to keep up with the latest technologies.

He has worked in companies like NTUC Pte Ltd, managing databases and plus.com.sg website. In addition to his full time job, he is also developing websites for some companies. He has experience working as a web specialist for some private companies, dealing directly with his clients to manage their websites, and also provides suggestions for improving their websites.

Wordpress CMS TrainerSia King Shyan has over 19 years of industrial experience in IT project management, system development, support and administration. His last job as a project manager with Maybank required him to often interact with branch staff across the country by providing support and training to them. When he was an assistant vice president with DBS, he managed and implemented virtual infrastructure related projects, covering platforms like VMWare and AIX PowerVM. When he was a senior manager with the Republic Polytechnic, he oversaw the project management for the Corporate and Governance services, and started up and managed a support team taking care of general application support, MSSQL databases, SharePoint and system deployment.

King Shyan specializes in designing and developing Web and Client/Sever applications and has vast experience in system development and migration. His main technical skill set includes development language/tools like .Net, Java, PowerBuilder to C++/ C and the platforms diverged from UNIX, VAX/VMS to Windows servers. In addition, he has very strong knowledge on almost all database engines, for instance, MSSQL, DB2, Sybase and Oracle.

PHP TrainerKen Hiong has over 20 years of work experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry holding various functional and managerial roles in sales, marketing, business development, finance, business analysis and planning.

He graduated with a degree in Pharmacy and holds a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide.

He is an expert Excel user and has a keen interest in scripting and web development with practical knowledge of HTML, Javascript, CSS, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, VBA, amongst others. Applying these tools at work, he had simplified many work methodologies, improved data analysis and business reporting processes, achieved higher productivity and enhanced quality outcomes. He is an advocate of lifelong learning.

Wordpress PHP TrainerTroy Toon is an experienced web developer based in Singapore. With 15 years in the industry. He has helped design and develop websites for corporate clients. He has worked with SMEs, MNCs, Government Agencies and Advertising Agencies. Troy specializes in WordPress and PHP.

Wordpress TrainerTeo Bei Bei is a marketing professional with more than 20 years' of experience in training, copywriting and integrated marketing communications, in various sectors like F&B manufacturing and travel and leisure.

She graduated with an Honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Masters in Mass Communication from Nanyang Technological University and is also the author of 4 English guidebooks for Singapore students and an illustrated book on Amazon.

She has to date developed more than 100 professional websites personally for work and leisure.

Wordpress TrainerDr. Alfred Ang is the founder of Tertiary Courses. He is a serial entrepreneur. He founded OSWeb2Design Singapore Pte Ltd in 1997 offering web development, e-commerce store development, graphics design, ebook publishing, mobile apps development, and digital marketing services. He established the first online gardening store in Singapore, Eco City Hydroponics Pte Ltd in 2000, offering a wide range of gardening products such as seeds, plant nutrients, hydroponics kits etc. Eco City Hydroponics has become the most popular and successful gardening store in Singapore. He founded Tertiary Infotech Pte Ltd in 2012 and transformed the business to a training platform, Tertiary Courses in 2014. Tertiary Courses offers a wide range of SkillsFuture courses for PMETs to upgrade their skills and knowledge. He also established Tertiary Courses Malaysia in 2016. He also founded Tertiary Robotics in 2015 offering Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Microbit and Robotics products

Dr. Alfred Ang earned his Ph.D. from National University of Singapore in 2000, majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He also completed an online MBA course with U21 Global based in Australia. He obtained his B.Sc (Hons) from National University of Singapore in 1992, majoring in Physics. He topped his Physics cohort for 3 consecutive years and funded his degree study with Book price, awards and tuition. He has worked in Defence, Electronics and Semiconductor Industries. His current interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics and Programming.

Dr. Alfred Ang was Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) and Senior Member of IEEE. He has published more than 20 peer reviewed papers and co-inventors for more than 20 inventions.

Wordpress TrainerAidah Omar is a digital marketing consultant with a strong focus on lead generation. Since 2008, Aidah Omar has brought many of her client’s websites from obscurity to being ranked in Page One of Google’s Search Results. As a certified Google AdWords consultant she has generated over 50,000 warm leads in 12 various industries using the power of online marketing alone.

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