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Create your WordPress website in two days – Masterclass

Do you need a website but lack the financial resources to outsource this or the know-how to do it yourself?

Join us on 23 & 24 November 2018 and learn how to create your own professional looking website for your blog or business in this instructive and hands on workshop.

WordPress is the most popular website management system in use today, and over the course of this 2-day masterclass, you will learn how to set up and manage a website and make it search-engine friendly. You will also receive valuable input on how to make your site look stylish and professional, how to write compelling content for your website, and tips on how to promote your website and increase traffic.

Whether you want to showcase your blog, portfolio, nonprofit or business, you will leave this class with the foundations of a beautiful website, and the skills to continue managing and enhancing it.

Masterclass Outline:

Install and configure WordPress
Understand the difference between posts and pages
How to update and manage your content
Manage links, tags, and media
Create custom navigation menus
Customize your site using the DIVI theme website builder
Assign user roles and permissions
Activate plug-ins that enable enhanced features such as eCommerce
Attract visitors with correct SEO
Track visits by using the Google Analytics
And much much more

Who is this for:

This class is designed for people who have little to no knowledge of WordPress and HTML coding. The focus will be on conveying the basics but also the fundamentals of a WordPress website. The course will be delivered in both English and French, depending on the needs of the participants.

What to bring:

We ask that you bring along your laptop and strongly encourage you to put some thought into the content and branding of your website – for example, colour preferences, text for different pages, and any images, illustrations or logos you’d like to use. It will be especially helpful to come to the class some content and images on Create your WordPress website in two days – Masterclass file so that you can incorporate them directly in building your website during the class.

Once you have completed registration, we will also invite you to fill out a form to better inform your trainers about your needs and expectations from the masterclass.

Should you have any questions about the masterclass, do not hesitate to contact the trainers directly louis@poncet.org and kathleen@kathleenholmlund.com.


Impact Hub Members pay – CHF175
> Early bird discount before 16 January – CHF145
Register here

Non Impact Hub Members pay – CHF225
> Early bird discount before 16 January – CHF195
Register here

Lunch and break-time refreshments for both days are included in the price.

Masterclass Trainers:

Kathleen Holmlund – A digital marketing and PR specialist with over 11 years experience developing and managing WordPress blogs and websites for NGOs and businesses. Check out her full bio on LinkedIn

Louis Poncet – A system engineer specialised in the deployment and operation of Open source technologies infrastructure. Working online since 1998 doing websites, managing large infrastructures and all tasks that are required to do so. Check out his full bio on LinkedIn.

Nov 23rd - Nov 24th
2 days
Impact Hub Geneva
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