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Courses in web design at Torbay Harbour Works
We offer one day courses in web design enabling you to learn how to design and publish a professional, high quality website with a sound SEO structure at its basis.
This workshop is perfect if you are interested in creating your own website, to enable you to have more control and insight into the running of your online presence.
Hands on courses in web design run from 9:45 am to 4:00pm, (the next date to be announced) at the Harbour Works in Torquay.
We also run one on one workshops, on dates arranged with you.
The full cost is £249.00 and includes everything you need to build your own business website.
You will get:
- An initial consultation with help setting up domain, hosting, and Word Press installation if needed.
- A one-day hands on course with all the information you need to set up your website, including worksheets and an E-Book of the topics we cover, so you can continue to make changes as you require them.
- Aftercare; a consultation, advice, or help (in person or over the phone) to get your website just how you want it.
What you will need
- A laptop to work on, WiFi and power sockets available, but bring your power cable !
- You do not need to be technically minded, but you will need a basic understanding of using your computer (copy and paste, download, browse the web)
Some of the topics we will cover
- Introduction to WordPress
- Easy WordPress install
- Best practices for choosing a theme
- Understanding and using plugins for functions and features
- Create and publish your content ( pages and posts )
- Basic Customisation of your site
- WordPress SEO to make your site search engine friendly
- Adding images, slideshows and videos to your website
- Backup, maintenance and security of your site
- Blogging basics
- Social media integration into your site
We will not have time to cover coding, but you will learn how to use code snippets, to get your website as you want it.