Course: Wordpress Fundamentals

$107.69 incl. vat

duration: 9 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this WordPress course you will learn the basics of WordPress. You will learn how to install and configure WordPress, working with themes, creating multi site networks and how you secure your WordPress website the best. At the end you will learn how to create themes and how to administrer other WordPress tools.


After following this course you know how to install and configure WordPress.


You have basic knowledge about HTML and CSS.

Target audience

Web Developer


Wordpress Fundamentals

9 hours

WordPress Introduction and Basic Configuration

  • start the course
  • identify when WordPress is an appropriate solution
  • install WordPress using the Web interface
  • describe the differences between and
  • describe how to install different WordPress themes
  • perform the installation of different WordPress plugins
  • use the functionality to upgrade WordPress, themes, and plugins
  • describe the WordPress dashboard and its features
  • describe the WordPress administration menu and admin bar
  • configure some of the settings for reading and writing
  • configure some of the settings for media and permalinks
  • create and edit a standard post
  • manage posts with categories and tags
  • describe how to create a new page
  • compare the differences between posts and pages
  • work with HTML
  • work with shortcodes
  • work with various media file types
  • define what feeds are in WordPress
  • identify the different elements of the customizer
  • recognize when and how to use widgets
  • get additional widgets
  • perform menu creation within themes
  • recall how headers and backgrounds are applied
  • work with a starter theme and theme framework
  • describe how plugins work
  • evaluate different plugins
  • troubleshoot plugins
  • recognize how WordPress and its components operate.

WordPress Networking and Security

  • start the course
  • describe the different requirements for a multisite environment
  • update the wp-config file
  • update the .htaccess file
  • make different configurations to the network
  • create a new site
  • enable themes for use on sites
  • create and configure network user accounts
  • recall how to update the network
  • set up MU domain mapping
  • add the domain name
  • export web site data
  • back up all the site information
  • back up the database and files
  • change the database table prefix
  • describe what caching is and how it is used in WordPress
  • configure secure logins
  • recall why and how to remove the meta generator tag
  • apply different file level permissions
  • change file locations
  • recall how to monitor for security problems
  • configure different theme and plugin files
  • identify what the core files are and recall why they should not be altered
  • work with hooks
  • use the options and settings APIs
  • write a secure theme and plugin
  • set up and configure WordPress networking and security

WordPress Advanced Themes and Administration

  • Start the course
  • build theme files
  • describe template files
  • describe how the template hierarchy is used
  • recall how and when to use conditional tags
  • describe different theme functions
  • modify themes using the best practice of creating child themes
  • create custom post types and fields
  • applying custom post types and fields
  • recall how the loop works
  • modify the loop
  • access post information outside the loop
  • increase search engine optimization
  • add stylesheets
  • add JavaScript
  • create theme frameworks for large sites
  • recognize different database errors and what they indicate
  • recall how to implement responsive design elements
  • create and configure user accounts
  • describe the different roles that can be applied
  • move a site
  • recall what to consider for a site move
  • Recognize how your site operates and administer it

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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