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2.5 Day Design and Build your Own Promotional Website using WordPress – Oct ’19

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This 2.5 day programme is organised by Local Enterprise Office, Galway. DATES: LEO Galway’s WordPress programme – dates are October 1st and 8th (full days) and half day October 15th – Book on LEO Galway website or contact Contact Susan to discuss fit with your needs (leotraining@leo.galwaycoco.ie) Participants will be required to attend all 3 workshops – Strongly suggested to… Read More »2.5 Day Design and Build your Own Promotional Website using WordPress – Oct ’19

SEO – Search Engine Optimisation (Best Practice) April 2019 TBC

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One day Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) programme for startups and small business owners delivered by Donncha Hughes on behalf of Local Enterprise Office, Galway. The one-day training aims to provide an understanding of best practice SEO at the beginner to intermediate level. The objective is to facilitate participant businesses to manage key elements of their SEO internally as part of their Marketing Communications.

Vantage Theme with Site Origins Page Builder – An example Site with Instructions

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I like the Site Origin page builder. It works very nicely with VANTAGE a cool theme by Site Origin. I created an example website for a fictitious Web Design Agency to showcase how the Theme is customised particularly how to create a custom home page. This is my second post on using Site Origin Page Builder. The other one was… Read More »Vantage Theme with Site Origins Page Builder – An example Site with Instructions

WordPress Block Editor

Say hello to the New WordPress Editor

WordPress 5.0 was released in December 2018. It introduced a new BLOCK EDITOR for editing content such as pages and posts. It was called Gutenberg while in development. This is going to be my first post using the Block Editor. Say hello to the new WordPress Editor. I have been using WordPress for many years. I think like most people,… Read More »WordPress Block Editor

Set up a Business Website – 10th & 17th October 2017 (2 Day Programme)

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Delighted to announce the 6th delivery of this WordPress for Business Programme, a two day programme delivered by Donncha Hughes, Business Advisor on behalf of Local Enterprise Office, Galway. DATES: 10th and 17th October 2017 – Book on LEO Galway website Participants will be required to attend both dates. Contact Susan for more details. ** Advance Preparation All participants will… Read More »Set up a Business Website – 10th & 17th October 2017 (2 Day Programme)

Set up a Business Website 11th & 20th October

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Build your WordPress Site

Two Day WordPress Programme – learn how to build a promotional website for your Business. Delivered by Donncha Hughes, Business Advisor on behalf of Galway Local Enterprise Office.

Set up your own website 17th & 24th February

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Build your WordPress Site

This is a two day programme organised by Local Enterprise Office, Galway DATES: 17th and 24th February 2016 – Book on LEO Galway website     Participants will be required to attend both dates. Contact Susan for more details. ** Advance Preparation All participants will be issued with detailed instructions by email on how to secure a domain and install… Read More »Set up your own website 17th & 24th February

What is WordPress and why I recommend it?

What is Wordpress by Donncha Hughes

I am often asked: ‘What exactly is WordPress?’ so this blogpost includes a 2 minute video explaining that WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that allows any small business owner to create their own website with very manageable costs. This post provides my top seven reasons why WordPress.org is the best solution to create your professional website. WordPress has… Read More »What is WordPress and why I recommend it?

What is Google Authorship?

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When you write a blogpost, and Google presents it in a list of results following a search, your Google+ image will appear in the results if Google Authorship is activate. People are then more likely to click on the result and visit your WordPress blogpost. Google Authorship helps with SEO (see this article for more on the issue of rankings).… Read More »What is Google Authorship?

How to display Google presentations on your WordPress site?

  Google documents are great. I particularly like Google Forms – very easy to embed into your website as per this blog post. Of the other Google docs, Google Slides (formerly called Google Presentations) is similar to PowerPoint. This post will explain how to embed a Google presentation which is stored publicly on your Google Drive so that it displays… Read More »How to display Google presentations on your WordPress site?