Key Information
WordPress: Create a Website or Blog
WordPress for Coders
Web Design with WordPress & PHP Certificate
$695 12 Hours
$425 6 Hours
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. 
If you already know how to code webpages as well as how to use the visual content management side of WordPress, and are looking to take more control over WordPress through the coding that works behind the scenes (coding WordPress themes and more), this is the class for you.
Learn front and back-end web development. Build the front-end of sites by coding with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Add back-end functionality with PHP & MySQL, and build custom WordPress themes.
Open to Beginners
You should feel comfortable coding HTML and CSS, with knowledge equivalent to our Advanced HTML & CSS class.  You should also know how to use WordPress, with knowledge equivalent to our WordPress: Create a Website or Blog class.
Open to Beginners
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
Next start date: February 6–7, Monday to Tuesday, 10–5pm
Other scheduling options Weekdays only
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Next start date: February 8, Wednesday, 10–5pm
Other scheduling options Weekdays only
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Receive a Certificate of Completion
New York-licensed Certificate Program
Free Retake Within 1 Year See our class policies for more details
Workbook Included
Courses Included (Certificates & packages only)
  • 18 HoursWeb Development with HTML & CSS
  • 12 HoursSketch Bootcamp
  • 18 HoursAdvanced HTML & CSS
  • 12 HoursFlexbox, Grid, & Bootstrap
  • 18 HoursJavaScript for Front-End
  • 18 HoursFront-End Tools & Portfolio
  • 6 HoursIntro to HTML Email
  • 18 HoursPHP & MySQL Bootcamp
  • 6 HoursWordPress for Coders
Payment Plan See our payment plan FAQ for more details
This program is eligible for our “pay-as-you-go” payment plan.
Financing See our Leif FAQ for more details
Target Audience

This WordPress class is for anyone who wants to learn to create or work with a WordPress website or blog. It’s a good fit for:

  • Anyone who needs to edit the content (text, photos, etc.) of a WordPress website or blog.
  • Those who want to build a website or blog without having to learn code.
  • Web designers or web developers that want to know how to use WordPress.

What You’ll Learn
  • Create a new website or blog with WordPress (no coding knowledge required)
  • Add new webpages and blog posts to a WordPress site, or edit existing pages or posts
  • Format text as headings, paragraphs, lists, and more
  • Add links, images, video, and more
  • Install themes & start customizing their appearance
  • See how WordPress plugins can add additional functionality
  • Learn how to use code (HTML, CSS, and PHP) to customize/control various parts of WordPress.
  • Use CSS code to customize WordPress themes (which control the appearance of a WordPress site).
  • Install WordPress locally so you can write and test your code.
  • Learn WordPress developer best practices.
  • See how WordPress code functions behind the scenes so you can gain a better understand of how WordPress works.
  • Build the front-end of webpages by coding HTML, CSS, & JavaScript/jQuery
  • Code fluid-width layouts that adapt to different size screens
  • Use browser developer tools to see how things work
  • Learn JavaScript/jQuery to add animation and interactive functionality to your webpages
  • Use and skin Bootstrap to build out layouts quickly, using their grid system & components
  • Learn modern CSS page layout technique such as flexbox and grid
  • Use Git to track changes in your code and collaborate with other developers
  • Design webpage layouts & optimize graphics with Sketch
  • Learn how HTML & CSS are also used to code HTML Emails
  • Build custom WordPress themes & edit existing WordPress themes
  • Add back-end functionality to websites with PHP & MySQL