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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 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 91 reviews
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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  • charlie belin
    charlie belin United States of America Thanks! 2015-08-27 17:08:21
  • Imogen Easton
    Imogen Easton United Kingdom The video was clear and explained everything well. It was easy to follow and I can't wait to get started on my blog. 2015-08-23 15:08:27
  • Robbie Gunny Reed
    Robbie Gunny Reed United States of America I thought the course was very informative, and I'm looking forward to applying the knowledge I learned. 2015-08-20 18:08:52
  • Gladys Ray
    Gladys Ray United Kingdom It was brilliant!! I finally understood the difference between blog and web page. Now I am able make my own blog, thank you very much, Gladys 2015-08-10 19:08:23
  • Timothy Waddell
    Timothy Waddell United States of America Very entry-level. Covers the basics well. You will be able to navigate wordpress.com and post blogs efficiently after this course. 2015-08-10 17:08:47
  • Darrell Whisman
    Darrell Whisman United States of America This was a great learning experience, I greatly enjoyed the videos for learning the information about wordpress. 2015-07-30 18:07:18
  • Lisa O
    Lisa O Ireland Very informative but should be labelled 'Beginners guide to Wordpress' 2015-07-25 20:07:44
  • Anthony Goldman
    Anthony Goldman United States of America While a good video, Word Press no longer looks like the video was describing. It has been all updated, so the course was not much help. Good try though. 2015-07-23 20:07:12
  • Mike Camier
    Mike Camier United Kingdom A good introduction to using Word Press as a blogging tool. 2015-07-16 12:07:43
  • Dayanara Torio
    Dayanara Torio Philippines The modules are very helpful! 2015-07-15 07:07:31
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