Module 1—Introduction to WordPress
In this module we cover an introduction to WordPress and discuss the differences between
WordPress hosted using www.wordpress.com and self-hosted using www.wordpress.org
Module 2—Configuring WordPress as a Website or Blog
In this module we cover the difference between setting up a WordPress website as a website and as a blog. We discuss the differences between the Posts and Pages and the basic settings of a Blog.
Module 3—Domain Registration, Website Hosting and cPanel
We cover the main points of registering a domain name, what website hosting is and a brief tour
through a cPanel hosting console identifying the main areas that you need to know.
Module 4—Overview of the WordPress Installation from WordPress.org
This module covers the theory on installing WordPress from the downloaded zip file from
Module 5—Basic Settings in WordPress
In this module we configure the main settings in WordPress for date and time zone and permalinks.
Module 6—Managing Themes, Plug-ins and Widgets
We cover the basics of the Avada Premium theme and why we have chosen this one for our
website. We install the theme and install the most important plug-ins and discuss widgets.
Module 7—Building the Lucinda Holiday Rentals WordPress Template
We now go on to build the Lucinda Holiday Rentals template with the header, footer and general
elements that are in the Avada theme that we need to reproduce our website to look like the
We now focus on building all of our required pages, adding in of content from a Word Document.We configure the home page and the general content pages and a contact form if we get time.
Once our website has been built, we need to prepare the pages for titles, keywords and
descriptions for the search engines using our SEO Plugin, and change our settings to release the
website to the search engines.