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Building a Small Business Website with WordPress


  • Digital Transformation
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Skills Development
About this resource

Build a professional website for your small business with WordPress. Anyone can build a business’s presence online with the themes, plugins, and built-in functionality offered by WordPress. In this course, Carrie Dils shows how to create a website complete with a contact form, social sharing buttons, a blog, and a custom homepage. She teaches you how to think about your requirements in a smart way, and then walks through every step in the process: from site planning and finding the right plugins, to installing a new theme and customizing the appearance of your site to match your brand. Plus, get tips for prepping and sharing your site with the world—and implementing the security you need to keep it safe.

What you'll learn:

  • Establishing site goals and needs
  • Adding new pages
  • Finding a theme and site images
  • Customising colours, fonts and menus
  • Setting up your webpages
  • Adding contact forms and social media buttons
  • Testing your site
  • Securing your site
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