Compare WordPress Classes

Which WordPress course is right for you? This tool allows you to compare our WordPress courses with the important information you need to make the right decision.

Key Information
WordPress: Create a Website or Blog
WordPress for Coders
Web Design with WordPress & PHP Certificate
$695 12 Hours
$425 6 Hours
$5,000
Overview
Learn how to create and maintain a website using WordPress, even if you have no web design background or coding experience. This comprehensive course will cover everything from installing WordPress to customizing themes and optimizing your site for search engines.
If you already have experience with coding webpages and using the visual content management side of WordPress, this class will teach you how to take more control over WordPress through coding. You will learn how to set up a local testing server, install WordPress, create a custom WordPress theme, and more.
Learn front-end and back-end web development, including HTML & CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, MySQL, and building custom WordPress themes. Develop skills in coding webpages, creating web graphics, and coding HTML emails, while also learning about code management and deploying sites.
Prerequisite
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
Location
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
185 Madison Ave, NYC or Live Online
Schedule
Not currently scheduled
Next start date: April 25 & 30, Thursday & Tuesday, 6–9pm
Other scheduling options Evenings or weekdays
View full schedule
Not currently scheduled
Certification
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)
N/A
N/A
  • 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.

Anyone
Anyone
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

Enroll in an Upcoming WordPress Course

January 2024
January 9–18
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6–9pm EST
$695
12 Hours

Learn how to create and maintain a website using WordPress, even if you have no web design background or coding experience. This comprehensive course will cover everything from installing WordPress to customizing themes and optimizing your site for search engines.

January 23 & 25
Tuesday & Thursday 6–9pm EST
$425
6 Hours

If you already have experience with coding webpages and using the visual content management side of WordPress, this class will teach you how to take more control over WordPress through coding. You will learn how to set up a local testing server, install WordPress, create a custom WordPress theme, and more.

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