When you’re building up your business it’s really helpful to get hands-on support, to develop your skills, and to meet others who are in a similar position to you.
Our friendly and inspirational events give you advice from trusted professionals on a variety of topics, and cover: starting your business; growth; finance; environmental issues; marketing and sales; and websites and social media.
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How To Build a Website – WordPress – Poole – Dorset Growth Hub
April 25 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 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
Maintaining and updating your site
Where to find themes and how to install them
Important recommended plugins
Please note laptops are required for this workshop as tablets and phones will not enable you to follow along with the instructor.
Please make sure that you are able to attend the event before you book. If you book a place and are not able to attend we reserve the right to exclude you from further bookings where places are in short supply.
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: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/15275/National_Eligiblity_Rules_V2.pdf)
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