WordPress Academy

Skopje
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Begin date
27 Sep 2021
Number of Classes
226
Course price
1.650 EUR

WordPress Academy

This program is designed for students who want to learn programming through languages based around the web and the WordPress platform. The academy incorporates courses that are the standard for any web development, including HTML and CSS for the structure and the design of the website and then Javascript for the main interaction between it and the user. Further the focus is shifted towards PHP and MySQL which are needed for the “back-end” web development and are the core part of WordPress’ functionalities. The academy also includes courses which leverage the use of additional tools like Git which will further help to develop and deploy a project that students will build from scratch using WordPress as the main platform.


Programme

Compulsory modules

  • Introduction to HTML/CSS for web developers
  • Basic programming and web interaction using Javascript/jQuery and AJAX
  • Introduction to PHP & MySQL
  • Advanced programming and database concepts with PHP & MySQL
  • Introduction to version control using GIT
  • Understanding WordPress Essentials like Posts, Pages, Settings, Themes and Plugins
  • Understanding WordPress Hooks (Actions and Filters)
  • Customizing and creating new Themes from scratch
  • Developing custom plugins to extend the WordPress functionality
  • Advanced plugin and theme development using Object-Oriented Programming and custom databases
  • Using advanced tools to install additional components using NPM and Composer
  • Optimize the website using automated tasks with Gulp

By completing the vocational Wordpress program, the attendee will be able to apply the latest principles and technologies in this area, and will learn to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of the web and how it works
  • Be able to design a good-looking website
  • Be able to understand and implement user interfaces to improve the user experience (UI/UX)
  • Understand what “back-end” programming is in general and utilize it for your needs
  • Understand relational databases and management
  • Be able to utilize the Object-Oriented Programming model to write your code
  • Version control your code
  • Understand how WordPress works and what is used for
  • Write custom themes and plugins for WordPress
  • Develop your own website/project from scratch
  • Use advanced tools to further optimize your site

Contact person

Dijana Vasilevska
Head of Wordpress Academy
+389 70 349 030

Academic calendar for 2021/22- enrollment 1 /online

April 15, 2021 - Start

April 15 to July 15, 2021 - First semester

August 17 to November 15, 2021 - Second semester

December 02, 2021 - Project presentation

Academic calendar for 2021/22 – enrollment 2

September 27, 2021 – Start

September 27 to December 30, 2021 – First semester

January 20 to April 29, 2022 – Second semester

May 20, 2022 – Project presentation

Prerequisites

The students don’t need any prior knowledge of programming languages, just a basic one for computers and the Windows operating system in order to follow the courses in this academy.

Materials

Students attending the academy will receive a handbook for each part/modul included in this program.

Methods

Lectures are conducted in a modern and interactive way, using modern informal methods, through individual and group work, with practical mentoring as well as interactive consultations with lecturers during classes.

Verification Documents

  •  Certificate for successfully completed WORDPRESS Academy