WordPress Masterclass

Host: Nottingham City Council

Cost: Free


WordPress Masterclass

Wednesday, 11th September 2024 at 9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott, Nottingham Belfry, Woodhouse Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY
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WordPress powers over 43% of the web. Everything from hobby blogs to the biggest news sites online use this CMS. So there is fair chance that your website is built on the WordPress platform too.

Now its time for you to become an expert on your own website by joining this one-day WordPress masterclass action planning workshop. Discover how to use the many features of WordPress to your advantage as well as what to avoid.

What’s covered:

  • Overview of WordPress including the different versions
  • WordPress concepts:
    • Themes
    • Plugins
    • Widgets
    • Users etc
  • Themes deep dive
  • Plugins deep dive
  • Widgets deep dive
  • Full site editing
  • Security
  • Backup processes
  • The future of WordPress  

What outcomes will be achieved?

  • Leave the workshop with an advanced set of WordPress skills

  • Have a deeper understanding of how WordPress works and be able to make better choices about how to use the platform

  • Be exposed to some of the latest features

  • Learn about what’s coming up in future releases of the world’s most popular CMS

Who should attend?

Anyone within an organisation who works with WordPress or anyone considering using WordPress for a new website project. There is no need to be technical however a prior understanding of or experience using WordPress is recommended.


Workshops are open to start-up and established small to medium sized enterprises located in the following local authority areas taking part in the East Midlands Chamber's Accelerator project:

Amber Valley; Ashfield; Bassetlaw; Broxtowe; Chesterfield; Derby; Derbyshire Dales; Erewash; Gedling; High Peak; Leicester City; Mansfield; Newark & Sherwood; North East Derbyshire; Nottingham; Rushcliffe; South Derbyshire.

(Please note: Businesses based in districts not participating in the Accelerator project i.e. Bolsover; Leicestershire) may attend providing they are members of East Midlands Chamber. In such instances, please contact Emily Gascoyne on 07741904395 who will approve your booking.

Delivered by Rob Gregory

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The Accelerator project delivers online webinars and full-day workshops. The webinars are designed as one-hour taster sessions and the workshops as full-day training sessions which are designed to provide delegates with an actionable plan and strategy.

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and is delivered by East Midlands Chamber.

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