Would you like to know how to build a website using WordPress

Did you know:

WordPress is used by 60.7% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 23.5% of all websites online today.


Price: €235
When: TBA
Finish: TBA
Duration: 10 Weeks
Where: DLR Lexicon Library, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Time: 2 pm – 3 pm
Booking: TBA or call 083 4544 041

About Me:

Owen Forsyth has 10 years experience teaching and training. He is an Adobe Certified Associate. He has been creating, designing and producing websites, graphics, videos, music and 3D designs for 15+ years. He works for Dublin South Fm and has built and maintains their website on a part time basis.

Read more about me http://owenforsyth.com/about/

Why WordPress?  Well…

Are you a business, start up, professional or just want to have your own website?

Do you want to save money by building and running your own website?

Do you want to learn to build a modern, professional website that is easy to maintain?

Do you want to learn how to build a website that fits perfectly on laptops, mobiles and tablets?

Then this course is for you!

Do you have any questions?

What is WordPress?

WordPress is free, easy to setup, and easy to use. So, if you are looking to build a website you can update WordPress is perfect solution. A professional-quality website is vital for any business. For many, being able to update and add content to the website is a task, so using a system such as WordPress is ideal.

What Will I Learn?

  • Getting started – setting up your web site
  • Adding new posts and pages
  • Creating and editing content on your website
  • Using WordPress themes
  • How to use Search Engine Optimisation (S.E.O)
  • Installing plug-ins
  • How to backup your website

What Are The Benefits?

  • Save on costs
  • Building a professional website
  • Website that works on laptop, mobile & tablet

Course Content:

Getting started
Managing media files (images, video, audio)
Using themes
Installing plugins
Creating and editing posts and pages
Adding menu’s
Summary of useful things you need to know

After the course?

On completion of this course you’ll be able to:

  • Take ownership of your website and make the changes you want, to grow your business
  • Use WordPress to set up a professional site
  • Update the content, text, photos and videos
  • Use WordPress plug-in’s to enhance your website

Do you have any questions?

Frequently Asked Questions

What Will I Need?
To begin you will need to purchase Web Hosting, a Domain Name and a WordPress Theme. These are important to get up and running with WordPress.
But I Thought WordPress is Free?

WordPress itself is free but Web hosting is not, that is something that has to be paid for. Without Web Hosting you cannot run WordPress.

There is a free version of WordPress but in this course we only focus on the professional version. More of which will be explained in class.

Do I Need Anything Else?

You can use your own images, WordPress Theme, videos etc.

We do supply some standard images, videos etc. We do also let you use a copy of our WordPress theme, this theme is probably the best theme on the market right now. Although we do let you use the latest version of the theme to practice on we do suggest that you buy the theme itself as this will allow you automatic updates.

How Often Do You Run Courses?

We offer courses a couple of times per year.

Usually we run courses in January, during Summer and in September. Currently the courses in September are run through Blackrock Further Education Institute in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, in which they take the bookings for the courses.

Do You Offer Private or 1 to 1 Courses?

Yes. We do offer private and one to one classes, by arrangement.


The private and one to one courses are exactly the same as the group training, except with the benefit of being in a smaller class or individual setting, where you will have my full attention and get the most for your money.

What Are Your Payment Terms?

For private classes a deposit will be required in order to hold your place for the desired time, with the outstanding balance to be paid on the first class.

For one to one classes there is an hourly charge. Please contact for further information on fees.


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