Chris Haigh

Chris Haigh

Introduction to WordPress Workshop

This workshop will teach you how to create and manage the content on your website using your WordPress CMS. We’ll show you how to add pages and posts, and optimise your site for search engines. We’re confident that you’ll come away from this session feeling empowered to update your website and make changes that will increase traffic and engagement.
Join us at Browndog or via Zoom
£1,450 (ex VAT)

What is a WordPress Workshop?

WordPress is the world leading open source content management system. In short, we think it’s the best platform for building websites. However, this feature-rich platform can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with website management, and this workshop will help you to get started.

Our Introduction to WordPress Workshop is an interactive session that will take you through the benefits of using WordPress to manage your website and will give you a basic understanding of the many features that come with this highly customisable platform.

Who is this Introduction to WordPress Workshop for?

This Introduction to WordPress Workshop is for anyone who is new to website management and looking to gain a better understanding of the WordPress platform for building and managing your website.

This is not an introduction to building a WordPress website, we don’t want you to think you’re coming to start a website from scratch! Instead this workshop is designed to help you manage a WordPress website and use it to grow your online presence.

What does this Introduction to WordPress Workshop include?

This introductory workshop will give you a detailed overview of WordPress and a deep understanding of the associated benefits when you use it to manage your website.

In this session we’ll be your one-to-one guide, teaching you how to create pages and posts, how to format your content using the built in tools and themes; how to troubleshoot in the event that something goes wrong on your website; and how to effectively update your website for optimal performance.

During the workshop, we’ll discuss best practices for optimising your website for search engines using WordPress plugins and other techniques. We’ll take you through important safety and security aspects and talk you through the best way to protect your website and your visitors from cyber threats.

There are many important elements to managing your website using WordPress, and we’re the first to admit that you can’t learn it all in a day. However, we’ll work with you to understand your needs and put together an agenda that incorporates as many elements as possible, to make sure you get the most out of your time with us.

If you choose to join us for an in-person workshop, the session will be hosted at Browndog HQ in Huddersfield. You’ll get a real sense of how our experts work, including how we use WordPress to manage over 150 client websites. You’ll also get endless cups of tea, biscuits and a lovely lunch from our local farm shop. Alternatively, you can join us on Zoom and have the pleasure of meeting our team from the comfort of your own home or office. Either way, we’re sure it will be an informative learning experience that will enable you to take away actionable insights that will help you to better understand website management and grow your business.

What are the benefits of this Introduction to WordPress Workshop?

Attending our Introduction to WordPress Workshop will give you a thorough understanding of WordPress and how you can use it effectively to grow your business.

Attending a workshop is a great way to get started with WordPress, especially if you’re new to managing a website. You’ll leave feeling confident to publish your own posts, style pages, and navigate your way around your custom WordPress dashboard. You’ll gain insights into how you can use WordPress to improve your online visitor experience and promote your new products and services; all from our very own experts that have been using WordPress for years!

In this one-to-one environment, you’ll be able to ask specific questions about your own business and get personalised advice and guidance in one cost-effective session. We hope that we can save you both time and money, by helping you to avoid common mistakes and making informed choices about how to effectively manage your website.

Overall, we think attending our workshop is a valuable investment for your business that gives you the opportunity to shape your own learning and benefit from our years of experience. But why not see for yourself? We’ve got decades of experience working with a wide variety of clients, so we know we’ll have advice to help you!

What preparation should you do before this Introduction to WordPress Workshop?

Before you book an Introduction to WordPress Workshop with us we’d like you to consider your business objectives and let us know how your website will contribute to your overall business strategy. Letting us know in advance what level of experience you have and what you’d like to get out of the workshop will help us to tailor the agenda to your needs, to make sure you leave feeling happy and comfortable with what you have learnt.

If you’re already running a WordPress website and you would like some training, it would be useful for you to bring along your own laptop so you can put your learning into practice immediately.

Why should you book an Introduction to WordPress Workshop with Browndog?

There’s many reasons to book one of our workshops, but we believe what sets Browndog apart from the rest is our extensive experience and our personalised approach. We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all when it comes to learning. We understand that everyone has different levels of knowledge and experience, and you may also have different objectives that are driving you to consider one of our workshops.

Our one-to-one style lets you tailor the session to suit your needs, and gives you our undivided attention to discuss your business with us. When it comes to WordPress, we manage over 150 client websites and most importantly, we use it to manage our own business, which has grown exponentially in recent years. When you book our Introduction to WordPress Workshop, we’ll give you real life examples and actionable insights to take away and use to drive your own online success.

We’ve been doing this for many years, achieving great results, and we regularly undergo additional learning to make sure we’re on top of our game. That’s why you can trust us to help you achieve your goals. By booking a workshop with us, you’ll gain valuable skills and knowledge that will help you take your WordPress website to the next level. We’re sure you’re going to love our workshop, so we hope you’ll join us on one soon!

Once you’ve completed our Introduction to WordPress Workshop, we’re happy to guide you on what you should do next. We offer a range of workshops that will empower you to manage your own marketing strategy and use your own resources to grow your business. Whether you’re looking to build a new brand, write a content strategy or manage your own PPC budget, we’ve got you covered with more workshops.

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