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WordPress Training

Our WordPress training in Sydney can help you get a better understanding of how WordPress works and teach you how to customise your site. Whether you want to create a new website or manage an existing one, our training options cater for beginners with no prior experience to advanced learners. Locations in Pyrmont, Neutral Bay, Northern Beaches.

1 on 1 WordPress training

This is customised WordPress training for anyone who needs to learn about their website.  For beginners to advanced learners. Tailored to your needs.
Price – $220 [2hours]

WordPress course [4 hrs]

This WordPress course is suitable for busy people with limited time. Learn how to build a mini site in 4 hours following our step by step guide.
Price – $420 [4 hours]

Build your own Website

We can help you build your own website for your business. This course is perfect for startups or for redesigning your current site.
Price – $795 [7 hours]

WordPress via Skype

Skype training is great for people who are time poor and can’t attend face to face training. Great for mums, or full-time workers.
Price – $95 p/h

One on One WordPress Training

This training is for people who already have a website and need to update it, add fresh content or more complex features.

We customise your session to suit what you need to learn in WordPress.  All you have to do is send us a list of tasks you wish to cover and we can help you achieve this.
For beginners to advanced learners.

Training Rates – $120  – 1 hour  | $220 – 2 hours |  $320 – 3 hours | $420 – 4 hours.

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WordPress Course [4 hours]

In this short course, you will create a mini-site in 4 hours. Setting up from scratch will help you understand WordPress from the core. It will teach you the basics of WordPress and more. This training is suitable for beginners, company employees, students or graphic designers who need to learn about WordPress. We follow a comprehensive WP manual, which teaches you step by step, how to set up a basic WordPress website.

Click to read the WordPress course outline.

Get our FREE 80-paged WordPress Ebook + Google tips.

Training Cost – $420.00 – 4 hours.

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Build your own WordPress Website

This WordPress training has been designed for anyone who wants to build their own website. It may be for a small business, startup or just to learn how to build professional sites. We use the Divi theme in this training which is the most popular one on the market. You get Divi for FREE, [worth over $100 AUD] plus a comprehensive E-book and videos to guide you all the way. We use the best WordPress themes for business. * We can help you move your site over from Adobe Business Catalyst to WordPress in a few sessions.

Training prices
$795 – 
for a basic site.
$1095 – 
for a more complex site with advanced features.

Learn more about this course.

WordPress via Skype

We offer online WordPress training, via Skype for people, who work full-time and cannot attend face to face training.
Many people prefer this method of teaching as they don’t have to leave their house. Especially mums who have kids at home.
Skype training is available after hours. E.g Saturdays and weeknights. We can teach beginner to advanced. All you need is Skype, a computer, an Internet.
Click to view our training rates.
Training Cost – $95 p/h.
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FAQS

What tasks can be covered in the 1 on 1 WordPress training?

You may need to add or delete content, but you have no idea how to do this. You are too scared to do it by yourself, so you need a WordPress expert to guide you through the process.

Most clients come to us and want to learn how to do simple tasks that they need to complete on a daily basis.

Examples of what we can cover in our WordPress training include:

  • updating pages
  • updating the menu
  • creating a Blog
  • adding links
  • new images
  • videos
  • PDFs
  • Plugins
  • Widgets
  • Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • an online form and more.

We can help you with any theme. We just need to have a look at your site before the training to make sure we are prepared.

Who is suitable for 1 on 1 WordPress training?

Beginners to advanced learners.

Examples of people that do our training:

  • managers of a company website
  • website owners
  • a complete beginner
  • an advanced user

WordPress short course outline

This is a basic outline of what we teach in the WordPress Short Course.

  • We show you how to log in and log out of your site.

Setting up the basics including;

  • Site name and tagline.
  • Time/date.
  • Site language.

Users and Profiles

  • How to edit user profiles.
  • Change your email and password.
  • How to add a new user or delete an old one.

URL structure / Permalinks

We show you the correct way to set up URLs. User-friendly URLs are crucial not only for the user but for Google and SEO.

Design or Theme

A theme is the design of the website.  You may already have one or are in the process of choosing a new design.

We will;

  • Discuss free and paid themes.
  • How to install them, customise and delete old ones.

In the course, we install and set up a free theme from scratch and discuss why a mobile responsive design is crucial.


Set up the Home page and the Blog

We teach you how to make the home page your landing page.

Pages

  • We add some generic pages.
  • And text – (dummy text).

Create a Navigation Menu

A navigation menu allows visitors to navigate around your website.

You will learn how to;

  • Add pages, subpages.
  • Place pages in order.
  • Create a footer menu.

Pages overview

We discuss;

  • The most useful features.
  • The text editor.

Styling and Managing Content

You will learn how to add content.

Including;

  • Formatting Google and user-friendly content.
  • How to add headings
  • Links –  internal, external, email and phone link.
  • And a PDF file.

Media

We discuss where to get professional images from, that don’t cost a bomb and how to optimise them for fast loading pages.

We show you how to;

  • Edit & add images.
  • Make web friendly images.

Widgets

Widgets are little boxes that allow you to add content to the footer and/or sidebars.

  • We discuss what widgets are.
  • How to add and remove them.
  • And add some popular widgets.

YouTube

YouTube is the second biggest search engine [and owned by Google], so it is definitely worth investing in. It’s free, and perfect to showcase your videos to attract more visitors.

What you learn

  • How to add a YouTube video.
  • Why YouTube videos are important.

Google Map

A map is crucial for any business that has a physical location.

What you learn

  • How to add the Google code.

Blogging

We discuss 

  • What a blog is.
  • Why you should one.
  • And how a blog can help your site be more visible to Google and your visitors.

You will learn how to;

  • Set up the blog.
  • Write your first post.
  • Add images and text.
  • Add featured images.

Plugins – are like apps for your website.

  • We discuss what plugins are.
  • How to find the right ones.
  • The process for installing and deleting.
  • Plugin issues.

Contact Form

This is a great way to capture users contact details.

  • You will learn to install and set up an online enquiry form plugin.

Social Media

Every business should have Social Media to create brand awareness and help grow your business.

We show you how to;

  • Install and configure a plugin to add Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to your site.
  • Set up Social Sharing.

 Sharing is caring! – We set up icons that allow the user to share your content.

  • Set up Social Follow

Social Follow – allows people to like your business.

Anti-Spam

Spam can be detrimental to your online credibility.

You will learn how to;

  • Install an anti-spam plugin.
  • Monitor comments.
  • Delete spam.

Backup  

Backing up is crucial.

We will show you how to;

  • Install and set up an automatic backup plugin.

Security

We discuss why security is so important.

You will learn

  • How to make your site more secure.
  • And what you can do to keep your site safe and working properly.

Google Tips

  • Throughout the course, we talk about SEO and Google.
  • We offer free tips that other courses DO NOT include.
  • It takes a long time to learn how the search engines rank your site.
  • We are constantly learning and upgrading our skills every day to keep up to date.

We take pride in training in the latest techniques and regularly update our course manuals.

Download the short course outline here.

Can I set a my own website in the short course?

  • Yes, you can.
  • However, we do follow a structured course.
  • We create a very basic website and don’t stray away from this.
  • If you need help building a professional business site which is outside our course outline this course would be the better option – Create a WordPress Site.

Setting up on your own domain name

  • If you want to set up the mini-site on your own domain, you need to buy a domain and hosting before the course.
  • If you are learning WordPress for your job or to update someone else’s website, then you don’t need to use your own domain.

This tutorial can guide you on setting up wordpress on your own hosting.

https://www.letsbuildawebsite.com.au/how-to-install-wordpress-from-cpanel/

Skype Training Rates

Business hours – 9 am – 5 pm
[minimum 1 hour]

1 hour – $95 
1.5 hour – $135.00
2 hours – $180.

After hours – 6 pm – 8 pm
Weekends: 
9 am – 5 pm. Saturdays only.

  • $100 per hour.
  • Minimum of 1 hour.
  • $45 for each half hour after.

WordPress Training - Terms and Conditions

All courses/training must be paid upfront.
We accept bank transfer and PayPal.
Payment confirmation is required before your training starts.
We need at least 48 hours notice to cancel a course or training session.
We will refund the total cost of the training minus a small admin fee if before 48 hours.
If cancellation is not within 48 hours, we do not give a full refund.
If you book in and don’t attend the training, the training is only valid for 3 months.

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