Designer / Developer Workshop

Intensive 2 Day Designer / Developer Workshop

This intensive workshop is aimed at graphic designers or other platform developers who are keen to get a deeper level of understanding of not only WordPress but the underlying infrastructure required to start offering web development to clients. These 2 day fast track workshops are aimed at people with limited experience of WordPress who want to start a business creating and hosting web sites for other people.

Domains & Hosting
Concepts & Terminology
Domains | IP Addresses | Domain Extensions
Domain Registration / Renewal
Web Domains | Email Domains | Mapped Domains
Hosting | Nameservers | A Records | MX Records

The Hosting Environment
Single Site Hosting | Reseller Accounts
Static Site Hosting | Database Hosting | WordPress Hosting

Break – Buffet Lunch / Q&A

The Hosting Environment
Reseller Control Panel
Domain References | Domain Mapping
Configure Hosting Packages
Add Hosting Accounts | Manage Hosting Accounts
Static Site Hosting | Database Hosting | WordPress Hosting

The Hosting Environment – Demo
Reseller Control Panel
Domain References | Domain Mapping
Configure Hosting Packages
Add Hosting Accounts | Manage Hosting Accounts
Wordpress Install
Q & A Session

Themes & Plugins
Installation & Setup
The Dashboard
Plugins – Under Construction
Settings – General | Reading | Discussion | Media | Privacy | Permalinks

The Dashboard
Users & User Types
Tools | Import / Export | Plugins
Posts & Pages | Comments | Links | Media

Break – Buffet Lunch / Q&A

WordPress Themes
The Default Themes | Other Themes
Premium Themes | Theme Forest
Importing a Theme | FTP Theme
Theme Activation | Theme Options Panel
Templates & Shortcodes

WordPress Themes – Demo
Theme Import | Theme FTP
Theme Activation | Theme Options Panel
Theme Default Data Import | Existing Posts, pages & links
Basic HTML & CSS
WordPress Resources: codex.wordpress.org
Q & A Session

In order to get the best from this workshop it is recommended that you have the following level of knowledge as a minimum;

ESSENTIAL.

  1. Ability to use a computer for basic tasks.
  2. Understanding of and familiarity with basic web related terminology. Domains, web browser, web site etc.
  3. Experience with at least one web browser, ideally Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer.
  4. Basic understanding of word-processor software such as MS Word.

NICE TO HAVE.

  1. Basic HTML knowledge.
  2. Basic CSS knowledge.
  3. A keen eye for design.
  4. Basics of typography

One-to-One Workshop
Duration: 2 days / 10am – 4pm
Workshop Fee: £995*

This workshop can be arranged to run over a weekend if required for an additional £200 fee.

* Price includes the workshop fee only.  Domain registration, site hosting, security update maintenance, remote weekly backups, and WordPress theme licence are charged as required in addition to the workshop fee.