Advanced WordPress
Now that you have learned how to setup a WordPress website, it’s time to learn advanced options and features of WordPress. You will learn how to modify
WordPress web pages by hand-coding. You’ll also learn about simple yet effective SEO techniques that improves your website ranking. We will also talk about very important on-going site maintenance and site security.
Four week course; Andy Helmi, instructor; One ten-week (three part) certificate.

Unit 1
WordPress Advanced Features
- Finding codes related to each WordPress webpage element
-Modifying page by hand-coding HTML

Unit 2
SEO in WordPress
- Effective SEO technotes
- Effective plugins
- Enhancing a WordPress ranking on search engines.

Unit 3
WordPress Site Maintenance
- Step by step walkthrough
- Regular WordPress site maintenance requirements

Unit 4
WordPress Site Security
- Updates
- Security check
- Backup
- Setting up users
$495 for all three courses (only available as a Certificate)
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WordPress Certificate
September 3 - November 29

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$495.00 USD
Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructor

Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.

Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.

Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Course Objectives
  Course objectives are for students:
  • To learn about WordPress advanced features
  • To customize WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS and PHP
  • To learn about necessary regular WordPress website maintenance
  • To address WordPress site security and related plugins
  • To create WordPress website backup
  • To learn how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress
Course Outcomes
  Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • Know how to access WordPress site codes and how to modify them properly
  • Keep your WordPress site up to date
  • Use Search Engine Optimization techniques to enhance website ranking
  • Maintain a healthy website by applying a few security measures
  • Back up your WordPress website
  • Managing WordPress users
Completion Requirements