WordPress for Coders
Learn to control and customize WordPress through coding (HTML, CSS, and PHP)
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If you know HTML and CSS and want to gain more control over WordPress, this is the class for you.
WordPress lets you do a lot without having to code, but there are some things that only web developers (who know how to code) can do, or it may be easier/better to do with code
In this class you’ll learn how to install WordPress on your local computer for editing and testing code. You’ll learn how to use code to customize parts of WordPress, work with themes, edit CSS, and more. You’ll gain a more thorough understanding of what WordPress does behind the scenes and how to work with it.
Knowledge of PHP is a plus, but is not required to take this class.
If you’re not a coder, and simply want to learn how to use WordPress to edit and manage content, you should look at our WordPress: Create a Website or Blog class.
For website designers who demand a high degree of control in their applications, this is a great way to learn what is involved in creating the interface and themes in WordPress.
Nate was a fantastic instructor. There were different skill levels in our class and he was able to navigate through the content without boring or overwhelming anyone. He was incredibly patient and knowledgeable.
The two-day WordPress course with Nate Cooper was fantastic. I left the class inspired and ready to dive into the WordPress world. Thanks.
The WordPress.org class paid for itself before the end of the class. I was able to make changes on our website that would have cost three times the cost of the class.
Dark Arts Consulting
To understand WordPress, this is the class to get you in the door. So many useful concepts shown and explained. After this class, you will be able to build a solid WordPress website.
A great class for people who want to help their clients with WordPress and understand how it works under the hood. An essential class.
This class was awesome. It taught me just what I wanted to know: how to create a fresh WP installation, turn CSS that I write into templates, and manage and move files to and from a server.
Love coming to Noble Desktop - it is really the ONLY place for design and website training!
Elizabeth International Web Design
As one of our smaller courses, tuition for this course is due in full before the start date. The best way to save on this course is to take it as part of a certificate program.
There are no extra fees or taxes for our courses. The price you see on this page is the maximum you’ll pay us.
However, if you plan to take the course live online, you may need to obtain required software. We’ll help you get set up with a free trial of paid software prior to the class. Most of our coding classes utilize freely-available open-source software. For most of our design and motion graphics courses, we will help you get set up with a free trial of Adobe Creative Cloud. If you attend the course in-person, we will have a computer already set up for you with all of the required software for no additional cost.
We don’t currently offer discounts as we do our best to affordably prices our courses.
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Refresh the materials for free within one year
Attend this course in-person in NYC or Live Online via Zoom. Engage with expert instructors, ask questions, and get feedback on your exercises and projects. Switch between live-online and in-person as needed, even after the course has started.
Unlike other providers, these are not mass open-enrollment classes. At Noble Desktop, you’ll learn in small groups (typically 8-15 students) and receive personalized attention.
Get face-to-face interaction with an instructor and other students when you learn at our NYC campus. Courses are hands-on with a computer and software provided.
Get the same interactivity and access to the instructor as in-person students. There are no extra fees and we’ll work with you to ensure your remote setup is perfect.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive an official certificate testifying to your mastery of the curriculum. We’ll send you a link where you can download your certificate, share it online with your friends, post it to your professional network on LinkedIn, and view all your earned certificates. Congratulations on your achievement!
Refresh and solidify your understanding of the course content for no extra charge within a year, provided there is space in the class.
No. We provide computers (Mac or PC) with the required software installed. Choose your operating system at checkout.
This course does not qualify for payments plans or student financing. See our Payment Plan FAQ to find related programs that qualify.
You may attend this training virtually (online) at the scheduled time the course is offered (New York, Eastern Time).
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This course is geared for anyone, so you do not need prior experience with computer graphics or coding. WordPress enables you to create and maintain a website, even if you have no web design background. Whether you want to create a new website or blog, or manage an existing WordPress website, this class is for you.
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Senior Design Instructor
Eugenio Solis de Ovando, M.A. is a Senior Design Instructor at Noble Desktop with more than 20 years of experience in digital graphics and design. He has provided services to advertisement agencies, newspapers, magazines, graphic design agencies, photography studios, universities, editorials, printers, and others.
Eugenio has advanced skills in photography studio, photo retouching, infographics, editorial workflow in publishing, digital color management, prepress, web design, virtual and augmented reality, and virtual productions.
His Professional Certifications include
School Director, Instructor, & Senior Course Developer