Fancy building your own website with WordPress founder Mike Little? MadLab, the Northern Quarter’s hub of the creative and technical arts, has a host of Autumn courses on offer. So have a browse and expand your skill set – after all, you never know when a shiny new website will come in handy.

Advanced WordPress with WP co-founder Mike Little
Thu 13 & Fri 14 Nov, 10am – 4.30pm, £400
If WordPress is your business, either as a developer, power-user or marketing pro, this is the course for you. Mike will teach advanced techniques to give a competitive edge. You’ll learn insider tips and tricks for managing sites, both for yourself and your clients. Be at the cutting edge of WordPress best practice. A working knowledge of WordPress CMS is essential – plus some programming know-how. It’s ideal for those building WordPress sites but are looking to work in the field professionally. The course is run by Mike Little, co-founder of WordPress, who is also the founder and CEO of WordPress consultancy, which has a portfolio including prominent government sites.

WordPress for Beginners with WP Co-founder Mike Little
Thu 20 & Fri 21 Nov, 10am – 4.30pm, £300
If you’ve never had a website or blog, or never been happy with the one you do have, start here. Over two days you’ll learn everything you need to plan and set up a site, publish content, getting a polished look with themes, adding functionality with plugins and more. This course if for total beginners and is taught by Mike Little, co-founder of WordPress (more info above).

Intermediate WordPress
Thu 27 & Fri 28 Nov, 10am – 4.30pm, £300
Explore theme customisation, mobile device sites, SEO, security, caching and e-commerce with this intermediate course. Aimed at those who’ve already got to grips with the WordPress CMS, you don’t need any programming experience to get involved, but a little CSS knowledge is useful. If you want to work on an existing WordPress site you are more than welcome. Taught by Mike Little – as above.

Thu 13 – Sun 28 Nov 2014, MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, M4 1HN. Book through Eventbrite or email office at madlab dot org dot uk

Thu 13 Nov - Sun 23 Nov
Joshua Gordon
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Tue 11 Nov 2014