WordPress Advanced Themes and Administration

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


WordPress is one of the most powerful, versatile, and flexible content management systems, making it a great choice for every kind of Web project. It is also a free open-source blogging tool. In this course, you will learn how to create and manage themes, perform administration, and look into the options when considering to move your site.

Target Audience

Web site designers who want to become more familiar with WordPress and its functionality



Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Building Theme Files

  • build theme files
  • Exploring Template Files

  • describe template files
  • Examining Template Hierarchy

  • describe how the template hierarchy is used
  • Creating Conditional Tags

  • recall how and when to use conditional tags
  • Examining Theme Functions

  • describe different theme functions
  • Modifying Themes the Right Way

  • modify themes using the best practice of creating child themes
  • Creating Custom Post Types and Fields

  • create custom post types and fields
  • Applying Custom Post Types and Fields

  • applying custom post types and fields
  • The Loop Overview

  • recall how the loop works
  • Examining and Editing Multiple Loops

  • modify the loop
  • Accessing Post Information Outside the Loop

  • access post information outside the loop
  • Exploring Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • increase search engine optimization
  • Adding Stylesheets

  • add stylesheets
  • Adding JavaScript

  • add JavaScript
  • Creating Theme Frameworks for Large Sites

  • create theme frameworks for large sites
  • Examining Database Errors and Maintenance Messages

  • recognize different database errors and what they indicate
  • Exploring Responsive Design

  • recall how to implement responsive design elements
  • Working with Users

  • create and configure user accounts
  • Examining Roles

  • describe the different roles that can be applied
  • How to Move a Site

  • move a site
  • Considerations for a Move

  • recall what to consider for a site move
  • Exercise: Administering your WordPress site





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