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WordPress - Blogging on the Web Course


WordPress - Blogging on the Web
WordPress - Blogging on the Web

Create an account and write your first post in WordPress


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Course Description

Blogs have become a common and widespread means of communicating on the Web. They allow individuals provide commentary or news on a particular subject, and they can also be used as more personal online diaries. This newly updated blogging course shows you how to create a blog using the popular blog publishing application WordPress. By studying this newly updated course you will be shown how to set up an account on WordPress, review the features on the WordPress dashboard, write and edit entries on your blog, add videos, images and Web links to the blog, and edit and filter pages on the blog. This free blog course is ideal for learners who want to create their own blogs online but lack the skills, knowledge, or confidence to do it.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course you will be able to create an account in WordPress. You will understand how to use the dashboard, write your first post, apply a custom header, manage different categories and generate more pages. You will know how to add media and widgets to your blog. You will understand the process for deleting your blog permanently and how to view your blog traffic.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 100 votes
Course Title: WordPress - Blogging on the Web
Course #: 263
Course Publisher: Russell Stannard
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Russell Stannard's teaching and research experience - and the feedback of his many thousands of students.
Course Description: Blogs have become a common and widespread means of communicating on the Web. They allow individuals provide commentary or news on a particular subject, and they can also be used as more personal online diaries. This newly updated blogging course shows you how to create a blog using the popular blog publishing application WordPress. By studying this newly updated course you will be shown how to set up an account on WordPress, review the features on the WordPress dashboard, write and edit entries on your blog, add videos, images and Web links to the blog, and edit and filter pages on the blog. This free blog course is ideal for learners who want to create their own blogs online but lack the skills, knowledge, or confidence to do it.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 06 July 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Anna Juarez
    Anna Juarez United States of America Good introduction to Wordpress. The videos were great. Thanks 2016-01-24 05:01:09
  • Rudi Claassen
    Rudi Claassen South Africa Very nice basic introduction to using Wordpress. 2016-01-20 12:01:25
  • Colby Dannelley
    Colby Dannelley United States of America I believe it is an excellent source to spread ones ideas. 2016-01-17 21:01:25
  • Jon Ledbetter
    Jon Ledbetter United States of America Was very informative and made making a blog seem easy. 2016-01-15 23:01:46
  • Teck Luv
    Teck Luv United States of America This is my first time blogging. it's fun ! thanks 2016-01-15 20:01:17
  • Abbie Dye
    Abbie Dye United States of America Great help. 2016-01-15 03:01:02
  • Alison Siegel
    Alison Siegel United States of America This was a terrific course! Clear and fluid information was easy to use. Thank you so much! 2016-01-12 19:01:30
  • Vimalprasad Nair
    Vimalprasad Nair India A lovely experience.The flexibility adds an aid to complete the same. Thank you Alison. 2016-01-10 23:01:17
  • Michael Barough
    Michael Barough United Kingdom The course covered the basics and was useful though the Wordpress does look different from that in the video. It was however one of the better Alison courses I have done. The instructor made it simple to understand. Thanks. 2015-12-08 17:12:06
  • Stephanie Hartnett
    Stephanie Hartnett United States of America Very helpful on the basics of Wordpress 2015-10-30 01:10:46
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