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WordPress Level 1

Learn how to quickly launch your website, create quality content, and optimize it for search engines with the WordPress Level 1 course at ONLC Training Centers. Discover the fundamental administrative functions of WordPress and gain a solid understanding of basic themes, plugins, and SEO techniques. Perfect for non-technical users looking to enhance their content management skills.

  • Beginner
  • 18 and older
  • $895
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  • 1320 Tower Rd, Chicago, IL
  • 13 hours & 30 minutes over 2 sessions

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Class Description


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 1 course will be the building block to your experience with WordPress. It will give you the fundamental administrative functions of the WordPress dashboard and a solid understanding of basic themes and plugins.

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.

Course Outline

1: Introducing WordPress
  • Getting into WordPress
  • Understanding the common terms
  • Why choose WordPress
  • Getting to know the WordPress family
  • Digging into WordPress – the features
  • Getting familiar with the new feature list since 3.7
  • Learning more with online WordPress resources
  • Staying updated through WordPress news
  • Understanding the Codex
  • Getting support from other users
  • Using theme and plugin directories
2: Getting Started with WordPress
  • Building your WordPress website – start here
  • Using
  • Installing WordPress manually
  • Installing WordPress through an auto-installer script
  • The wp-admin panel
  • Getting a Gravatar
3: Creating Blog Content
  • WordPress admin conventions
  • Posting on your blog
  • Discussion on your blog – comments
  • Adding and managing categories
4: Pages, Menus, Media Library, and more 
  • Pages
  • Menus
  • Header
  • Background
  • Advanced site customization
  • Media library
  • Importing/exporting your content
5: Plugins and Widgets
  • Breaking down plugins – what are they?
  • Why use plugins
  • Where to get plugins from
  • Finding new plugins
  • Installing a plugin – the how-to
  • The must-have pack of plugins
  • Widgets
6: Choosing and Installing Themes
  • Finding themes
  • Some not-design-related theme basics
  • Installing and changing themes
7: Feeds, Podcasting, and Social Media Integration
  • Getting started with feeds
  • Working with built-in WordPress feeds
  • Adding feed links
  • Podcasting
  • Integrating social media
8: Community Blogging
  • Concerns for a multi-author blog
  • User roles and abilities
  • Managing users
  • User management plugins
9: Creating a Non-Blog Website Part 1 – The Basics
  • The must-do tasks
  • Static websites
  • Corporate or business websites
  • One-page websites
10: Creating a Non-Blog Website Part 2 – Community Websites and Custom Content Elements
  • Membership websites
  • Video blogs and photo blogs
  • Social networks
  • Introducing custom post types
11: Administrating WordPress
  • System requirements
  • Enabling permalinks
  • The importance of backing up
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Migrating or restoring a WordPress website
  • Acting in case of a site crash
  • Setting file permissions
  • Troubleshooting
  • Tips for theme development

Refund Policy

Cancellation / Reschedule by Student

Because we must schedule rooms, ship course materials, assign instructors and provision computer resources well in advance, it is important students alert us ASAP with any cancel/reschedule requests.

Please note the following policies:

  • If requested 16 or more calendar days before the class
    • Cancellation requests made in this timeframe are eligible for refund less 5% cancellation fee.
    • Reschedule requests made in this timeframe will be accommodated if availability exists and will be processed at no additional charge.
  • If requested 15 calendar days or less before the class
    • Cancellation or Reschedule requests made by the student 15 calendar days or less before the class starts will be charged 100% the course fee and are not entitled to a refund.


  • If you are unable to attend your class, a substitute who meets the course prerequisites may attend in your place at no additional charge for the original class title, date and location. If you cannot find a substitute, you will be subject to the class cancellation policy.

Make-up Policy

Students are permitted one (1) Make-Up opportunity to attend an instructor-led class that was paid for but not previously attended for no additional charge.

  • Make-Up class registrations are subject to availability and are not entitled to refund.
  • Students may not reschedule a Make-up class registration.
  • Any no shows or cancellations forfeit their one Make-up opportunity.

Additionally, ONLC reserves the right to retire courses due to lack of demand. Retired classes are not available for Make-Up.

In the event that an instructor or the school needs to cancel at the last minute, students will receive a refund less a 5% non-refundable registration fee.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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ONLC Training Centers

ONLC Training Centers was founded in 1983 when Jim Palic and Andy Williamson left their positions as mainframe programmers with the Dupont Company to start one of the industry's first computer training companies.

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