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Website Development and Design using Joomla and Word Press

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 sources 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.

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 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 metadata for search engines

Menus

  • Adding navigation menus
  • Creating submenus
  • 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, colors, 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 metadata for search engines

Menus

  • Adding navigation menus
  • Creating submenus
  • 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, colors, 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.

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Payment

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

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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.

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Event Properties

Event Date 17-06-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date 21-06-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity 100
Cut off date 21-06-2019
Individual Price USD700.00
Location T4D Training Center
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