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WordPress - Create a simple website

Two x 2-hour sessions 
For users of Windows 10 or Apple OS, laptop or desktop.
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Participants need to be proficient in using their device.
You may bring your own charged laptop and charger or you may use a SeniorNet Nelson Computer.


This course will show you how to build a simple website using the free version of WordPress. The site will consist of a homepage, a blogs/news page and a gallery page. Editing of the site will be done using a web browser such as Google Chrome or FireFox. The finished site will be live on the Internet if you so wish.

Here is a link to an example site. Note that the content of the site created during the course will be different – it will be about sloths – but the example gives you an idea of what your site could look like. Link to site: My Cool Cats site


You will need to have good, basic computer skills.
For example, you will need to know how to use a web browser and manage files on your computer.

For logging into WordPress Online it will be an advantage to have a Google Account.
Visit this link to create one: Create a Google Account

Learning Objectives

In this course you will learn to:

  • Create a WordPress account
  • Use a theme to style your site
  • Add and edit pages and posts
  • Add text, images and videos to pages
  • Manage site settings and publish your site

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