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How To Build A Website: WordPress – Blandford

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

| Free

WordPress is one of the most popular and versatile website platforms, in fact it powers 31% of the internet! If you are considering building your own site or managing an existing WordPress site this workshop perfect for you.
In this workshop we will be exploring some of the fundamentals of the WordPress platform from exploring recommended security and SEO plugins, to finding the perfect theme. After this workshop you will be fully equipped before exploring and building your own website or maintaining your WordPress.
In this workshop we will cover:

What makes a good website

Basics of domain names and hosting

Installing WordPress


Maintaining and updating your site

Where to find themes and how to install them

Important recommended plugins

This workshop is completely free and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It’s delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to Dorset, UK registered SME’s and aspiring entrepreneurs within home addresses in Dorset, UK postcodes.

Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.
Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines:
Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, we can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support we offer, you can call us on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help


October 18
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Crown Hotel
West Street
Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7AJ United Kingdom