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Beginners Guide to WordPress – Setting Up Your Own Website (Day 1 of 2)

April 9, 2015

Build your WordPress Site

This is a two day programme organised by Local Enterprise Office, Galway


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9th and 21st April 2015 – Contact Susan to book your place.


Training Aims

On completion of this programme, the participants will have:

  • Secured their domain and/or installed WordPress and purchased hosting.
  • Secured professional emails for their business if necessary.
  • Created a Website plan – and created a plan for content generation.
  • Published their site.
  • Be familiar with Google Analytics and been introduced to Search Engine Optimisation.
  • Considered how to integrate Social Media into their website.


Programme Delivery

– Donncha Hughes
Areas of expertise: Document preparation and Message Communication, Website Creation, Digital Marketing, Start Your Own Business, Business Plans and Business Planning, Sales & Marketing, Social Media, Elevator Pitches, Customer Research, Enterprise Agency Supports

The Workshop Specification – First Day

Part 1

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Securing your domain & hosting with Blacknight
  • Get a matching Email Address(es) and set up to receive email on your Smartphone or iPad
  • Installing WordPress
  • Introduction to the WordPress Dashboard
  • Demonstration of the features of several sites created using WordPress
    • Pages, Posts & Categories
    • Your Website Plan – Homework

Part 2

  • Designing your Site
    • Menus
    • Header
    • Footers
    • Sidebar Widgets
  • Selecting your Theme – Homework




This page is for information purposes only – please contact Local Enterprise Office Galway to book your place – I am contracted to deliver this programme as I secured the tender.



Feel free to check out my WordPress Training Workshop Page on this site for videos and more background information.



Woodquay Court
Woodquay Court, Woodquay
Galway , County Galway Ireland
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091 565269
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Local Enterprise Office Galway
091 565269
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