Intermediate WordPress Course

Enhance your WordPress website the right way by building on solid foundations

Now you are getting good at using WordPress, it’s time to
look at some of the more advanced features and how to do some seriously awesome
things with WordPress. Whether you are looking to build you own Themes, Plugins
or do some really cool things with the REST API, this course is for you.

This course is open to anyone wanting to learn about
WordPress. Whether you are an individual looking to use WordPress as a blogging
tool, or you are a business looking to use WordPress for your business website,
or you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to use WordPress to start your
online business or whether you would like to boost your skills and become more
employable by being able to use WordPress. The advanced course is designed to
give you a solid foundation for how to use WordPress to do virtually anything
you can imagine.


Throughout the day you’ll learn;

  • Theme frameworks and starter themes
  • Structuring Themes the right way using the WordPress Template Hierarchy
  • Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies and Custom Fields
  • Development workflow
  • Overview of the REST API and a case study for how WordPress and the REST API can be
    used to power mobile applications
  • Hooks, Actions and Filters contained within WordPress Core, Themes and Plugins to
    use to enhance your WordPress website
  • How to configure multiple WordPress websites securely on your web server using
    tools such as WHM and cPanel
  • How and when to use WordPress Multi-Site
  • How to monitor the performance of your WordPress website with tools such as
    Munin and New Relic
  • How to debug WordPress problems, common errors and issues that you’ll come
  • Migrating WordPress websites and dealing with multiple instances the database differences
  • Migrating WordPress from HTTP to HTTPS using free SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt


Each attendee will have a demo WordPress website configured
on the web server for you to experiment with throughout the duration of the
course to practice the various aspects of what is being taught.


What to Bring

Throughout the course you’ll need a laptop for some of the
interactive parts. If you do not have one, a tablet will suffice or simply work
with another attendee to shadow them. The Advanced WordPress course is
approximately 50% theory and background understanding and 50% hands on.


What’s Included

The full day course includes;

  • Tuition taught by Michael Cropper a WordPress expert who works with WordPress on a
    daily basis professionally
  • Room hire
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • A copy of the teaching materials
  • One week’s free web hosting to continue to test and improve your website



Please note that you will not be learning any
PHP, HTML, CSS or JavaScript code on this course. While you do not need to know
PHP, HTML, CSS or JavaScript to attend this course as code snippets will be
provided, it is helpful, by this stage you should start to become familiar with
the core PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript concepts that you will start to use
throughout building and managing your WordPress website. 

Course Information

Date:     Various

Venue:  Various

Price:     £349 + VAT



It is expected that you are familiar with the concepts covered in the Beginners
Guide to WordPress course
and the Intermediate
WordPress course