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Chris Burgess will host a four week WordPress training course on how to create your very own WordPress powered website, every Tuesday from 10 February to 3 March at the Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Suitable for beginners, the sessions will focus on how to create a website from scratch, using WordPress. Chris will cover topics such as:

  • Website set-up basics, including domain names and hosting
  • The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
  • The WordPress dashboard and how to use it to create pages, posts and menus
  • How to upload, use, and insert media such as photos and videos
  • How to use themes and plugins to customise the appearance and functionality of your website

The training sessions will be limited to a small group, offering you the chance to take advantage of this personalised, (almost) one-on-one learning opportunity. While these sessions will be suitable for beginners, basic computer literacy is a pre-requisite.

All the Details:

  • When: Tuesday nights from 10 February to 3 March
  • Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Where: Footscray Community Arts Centre, 5 Moreland Street, Footscray 3011
  • Cost: $150 (or $125 for concession) for all four sessions
  • What to bring: You can use our Mac or Windows computers, or feel free to bring along your own laptop

How to Book:
Places are limited, so to book your place now, visit: http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=71518&embed=71518

We thought we’d give everyone a quick update on our recent free WordPress training sessions.

After the feedback we received from our post workshop survey that was sent to previous attendees, we thought we’d try something different and hold both beginner workshops and more intermediate level workshops targeted at people already using WordPress. So far the feedback we’ve received shows we’re on the right track. We’re already planning on holding some niche workshops in the coming months.

Friday Night WordPress 101 Session

Friday Night WordPress 101 Session

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We still have a few spots left at the following July sessions in Melbourne.

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Beginner – WordPress 101
Friday 13th July 2012 – 6:30 – 8:30pm
To register for the Beginner 101 WordPress training workshops click here.

Intermediate – World of WordPress
Sunday 15th July 2012 – 3:00 – 6:00pm
To register for the Intermediate WordPress training workshops click here.

Thanks again to Electron Workshop who have kindly offered to sponsor the venue.

The Melbourne workshops this past weekend had a great turnout and we have already received some really positive feedback. Thanks to everyone that came along :-)

We will be holding more workshops very soon, so if you haven’t already, make sure you’ve signed up to the email list and are following us on Twitter or Facebook.

Photo of the Friday WordPress Training Session in Melbourne

Photo of the Friday WordPress Training Session in Melbourne

In the mean time, if you want some great tips and tricks on using WordPress, please check out the Tips & Tricks section of the website. If you have any other tips or local Australian WordPress news you’d like to share, please submit them via our contact form.

A huge thanks to all the people behind the scenes, you know who you are.

More WordPress Workshop Tickets Added

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Update Tuesday 19th, June 2012: We’ve opened up a couple more spots. I’m working on securing alternative venues, more on this soon!   We will be holding more sessions in the coming month, so if you miss out this round please make sure you sign up to our email updates or follow us on Twitter […]

WordPress Workshop Tickets Now Available

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Please find the details for our next free WordPress training workshops below: Friday 22/06/2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Sunday 24/06/2012 from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM North Melbourne Library Meeting Room – Hotham Room 66 Errol Street 
North Melbourne (map) Melbourne, Victoria 3051 Click here to register for our free WordPress training workshops. Please […]