Our web design training courses are designed to take you though the fundamentals of the web design process in a transparent and absorbing way: from the basics of HTML and CSS, through search engine marketing and SEO, to mastering the fantastic platform that is WordPress, and how it can be employed to construct sophisticated e-commerce stores at minimal cost.
HTML & CSS Introduction
HTML is the fundamental language of the web, and gaining a good understanding of how to read and write it can help immeasurably in the web design process. Our one day intensive course teaches you these fundamentals, including hands-on exercises designed to help you master the ability to understand and write code quickly and concisely.
During our introduction day we cover the setting up and basic use of WordPress. From what a database is, and how it is used, to examining the functionality of all of the main WordPress administration screens, and how they all work in tandem to allow the construction and deployment of sophisticated websites.
Our WordPress Advanced course delves deeply into the world of WordPress plugins. As WordPress is the most popular Open Source CMS (Content Management System) in existence, there are a multitude of free plugins available that greatly expand it’s power and sophistication. During this day we install and examine many of the top plugins for security, productivity, social media and more.
WordPress and Woocommerce
Of the various e-commerce plugins that exist for WordPress, Woocommerce is currently by far the most popular, and the most powerful. During this training course we explore and set-up the Woocommerce plugin, and create an e-commerce store of our own.
Internet Marketing and SEO
Mastering the art of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is perhaps the most crucial skill for anyone to create a successful website. During this training course, we examine the importance of conducting effective keyword research, and the best tools to help you create a strategy for your website that will bring you regular visitor traffic, and ultimately sales.
Whilst many alternatives exist, Photoshop is still considered the industry standard software for creating graphics, be they for web or print. Our one and two day Photoshop courses take you into the heart of this software, and how you can best employ it to create smooth and sharp graphics that look good on screen and on mobile devices.