You are here

Website Design using Joomla and Word Press Course.

Location:
T4D Training Center
Start Date:
August 19, 2019
End Date:
August 23, 2019
Time:
8:00am to 5:00pm
140,000.00 NGN

Description

Introduction
Joomla and WordPress are free award-winning content management systems (CMSes), which enables you to easily build websites.
This course will take you through the process of creating dynamic interactive websites from scratch using the free Joomla and WordPress Content Management Systems (CMSes).
Each participant will learn how to create a professional website using Joomla and WordPress Content Management Systems. These CMSes allow easy building and editing of websites without the need for an understanding of complex databases, difficult scripting languages and website security.
Joomla and WordPress are open source and free for all.

Duration
5 days.

Who should attend
This course will be an important foundation for anyone maintaining or creating websites, web pages, html emails or any web content.
Project officers, Journalists, marketers, digital marketers, post high school students, university and college students, early career professionals, supervisors and team leaders or persons with interest of understanding how professional websites are authored may also attend.
Registration

Course Date Online Registration
• 13th to 17th May 2019 - Register online
• 17th to 21th June 2019 - Register online
• 15th to 19th July 2019 - Register online
• 19th to 23rd August 2019 - Register online
• 16th to 20th September 2019 - Register online
Requirements
Basic computer literacy.
Prior knowledge of HTML, CSS, MySQL and JavaScript is an added advantage but is not a mandatory requirement.

Course objectives
Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:
• Develop and design a professional website using Joomla and WordPress.
• Know how and where to acquire a domain names.
• Acquire hosting services and host a website online.
Topics to be covered in Joomla
Introduction
• Introduction to Joomla CMS.
• Installing Joomla
Articles
• Creating and publishing articles.
• Featured articles
• Settings for articles
• Configuring articles parameters
• Ordering articles
• Setting global configuration
Content types
• Working with different types of content, images, videos etc.
• Creating SEO friendly content
Categories
• Organizing content using categories
• Choosing content layout
• Adding meta data for search engines
Menus
• Adding navigation menus
• Creating sub menus
• Maintaining menus
• Linking menus
• Deleting menus
Modules
• Creating sidebar modules
• Configuring modules
• Creating login modules
• Creating breadcrumbs modules
• Working with other modules
Users
• Adding users
• User permissions
Using Templates
• Working with templates
• Choosing different templates
• Adjusting templates
Extending Joomla
• How to search, download and install Joomla extensions
• Using components to extend your Joomla website.
• Using plug-ins
• Using modules
Customization
• Customizing your template
• Creating custom module positions.
• Customizing fonts, colours, fonts, headings, etc
Topics to be covered in WordPress
Introduction
• Introduction to WordPress CMS.
• Downloading and Installing WordPress
• Downloading and installing themes
Posts
• Creating and publishing posts.
• Featured posts
• Settings for posts
• Configuring post parameters
• Ordering posts
• Setting global configuration
Content types
• Importing and exporting content
• Working with different types of content, images, videos etc.
• Creating SEO friendly content
Pages
• Organizing content on pages
• Choosing content layout
• Adding meta data for search engines
Menus
• Adding navigation menus
• Creating sub menus
• Maintaining menus
• Linking menus
• Deleting menus
Users
• Adding users
• User permissions
Extending WordPress
• How to search, download and install WordPress extensions
• Using plug-ins
Customization
• Customizing your themes using CSS
• Customizing fonts, colours, fonts, headings, etc
Shared Modules
SEO
• Search engine optimization
Social Media integration
• Integrate social media channels
Going Live
• Hosting services
• Domain names
Methodology
This instructor led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work.
Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this training course, participants will be issued with a Tech For Development - T4D certificate of participation.

Training venue
The training is residential and will be held at Tech For Development - T4D Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Accommodation
Accommodation is arranged upon request.
For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +254 706909947

Payment
The course fee is KES 50,000 or USD 700 exclusive of VAT. Payment should be transferred to T4D account through bank. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
Send proof of payment to [email protected]

Tailor- made
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can then have it delivered at our Tech for Development-(T4D) Training Centre or at a location convenient for you.
For further inquiries, please contact us via:
Tel: +254 706909947,
Email: [email protected]

Organizer

Tech For Development
Organizer's Phone Number: 
+254 706909947
Organizer's Email: