Website Setup
All the initial steps and the required elements for having a website, including process of registering a domain name, signing up for a host company, pointing your domain to the host and getting ready for website design in WordPress.   


Unit 1
Website Design Planning
- A step by step process

Unit 2
Domain purchase
- How to research, plan and purchase

Unit 3
Hosting sign up
- Company research, choosing a plan and signing up
Unit 4
- Pointing your domain to your host 
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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 understand the required elements for having a website
  • To learn about domains, prices, selection, purchase and Internet laws
  • To understand various hosting packages and features, and learning how to choose the right hosting for your company.
  • To learn the process of pointing a domain address to your host
Course Outcomes 
  Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • Plan steps of creating a WordPress website
  • Research, choose and purchase the right domain for your business
  • Find a good hosting company, choose the right hosting package and sign up for it
  • Point your domain to your host
Completion Requirements