Workshops

WORDPRESS WEBSITE + VIDEO FOR SOCIAL**

FRI & SAT WORKSHOP

LEARN THE BASICS IN 2 DAYS

23 & 24 August 2019, 8am-5pm

THIS WORKSHOP IS:

  • geared to the total beginner. No previous coding skills are required.
  • a way to better understand how to maintain your website.
  • a networking opportunity to meet other business owners and entrepreneurs from the Polokwane area. Our class size will be kept to no more than 12 to better ensure your success.
  • a weekend to learn how to improve the user experience and the content on your website.
  • a fast way to better understand WordPress and its powerful capabilities.

**AUGUST BONUS COURSE INCLUDED

How to create engaging videos for social media with your phone.

How to create engaging social media videos
Ideate. The first step is to brainstorm ideas for your videos.
Plan. Once you have brainstormed your content ideas and picked one to work on, you can start planning for it.
Record. Now, the fun part — recording!
Edit. Great work on recording your video clips!
Share. Finally, you’re ready to share your video!

WORKSHOP 101 – BUILD IT

Learn the basics of how to build and maintain a WordPress website in one weekend.

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, this is the class for you! In just two days, you’ll learn the basics on how to build a high-quality WordPress website or how to update your existing WordPress website! Our WordPress instructor will walk you through the process step by step.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOT:

  • for learning how to customize your CSS or PHP files.
  • going to give you a totally unique website.
  • going to help you set up a full shopping cart website.
  • going to teach you design or Photoshop skills.
  • an SEO course or content writing class.
  • a “learn how to use your computer” course.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • WordPress Set Up
  • Page Creation
  • Menu Setup
  • Adding your Site Content
  • Blog Creation
  • Theme Selection & Customising
  • Categories & Tags
  • How to add images
  • How to add videos
  • How to add social media
  • How to install plugins
  • Keeping your site updated
  • Whereto from here?

WHAT DO I NEED FOR THE CLASS?

You’ll need a good attention span! This workshop runs on Friday and Saturday from 8 am – 5 pm (with a tea and lunch break).

You’ll need to complete the pre-class assignment (which will be sent to you automatically upon registration), and bring your laptop (Mac or PC) with you. Be sure this laptop has Wi-Fi capability, and be sure to pack your charger. Bring something to take notes with, and come prepared to have fun and learn a lot!

  • Laptop (with wifi capability)
  • Laptop Charger
  • Notebook + Pen
  • Smartphone (optional for social media video course)
  • Phone Charger

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Snacks, Refreshments and a Light Lunch
  • Internet
  • WordPress Handbook
  • Domain Administration
  • Hosting for 1 Year
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