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  • Batch Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Videos Duration: 24 hours
  • Start Date: 01 Dec 2018
  • Fee: Free of Cost
  • Who can Join: Everyone
  • Enrolled Trainees: 10469
  • Video Medium: Urdu & English

About

WordPress powers a huge range of blogs and websites these days. This course will enable anyone how to use WordPress to become a WordPress ninja and make money with this great platform. From basic account set-up to creation of posts/pages, theme customizations, plugin integration, this course covers all. In addition, the course will help you in creating your own fully functional e-Commerce shop. And excitingly, you will get a chance to meet some exceptional and unique WordPress superheroes from Pakistan who have already used this platform to change their lives and make a living by earning money from home.

Meet The Trainer

Saad Hamid

Saad Hamid  (BS (Electrical Engineering))

Over 13+ years of experience in WordPress development, deployment, management and services and a top-rated freelancer on Upwork. Saad Hamid is a technology entrepreneur and digital ecosystem builder based at the National Incubation Center Pakistan as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). He is the CEO of DEMO which provides consultancy, trainings, services and research in impact-driven verticals such as innovation, entrepreneurship, skills development, technology and communications leading to the wave of the 4th industrial revolution.

Saad is also the founder of SkillsFirst, which is one of fastest growing digital skill development program in Pakistan, and also works as an advisor to national scale digital skill training programs such as KP Youth Employment Program in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, eRozgaar program in Punjab and Digi Skills Training Program under Ministry of IT & Telecom.

Saad has previously been affiliated with Invest2Innovate which is a premier accelerator for startups and served as the Country Representative for Upwork.com. He has over 10 years of experience in digital marketing, startup consulting, innovation management, design thinking, digital strategy, brand development, community impact and training and he has had opportunity to work with TED, WEF, IDEO, UNICEF, UNDP, Upwork, World Bank, UKAid, Telenor and Mobilink on various projects and initiatives related to community building, ICTs for Development, E-solutions & Freelancing, Digital Marketing and Design Thinking.

Saad is a Global Shaper at World Economic Forum, TED-Ed Innovator and an Acumen Fellow. He also runs the Google Developers Community in Islamabad as Pakistan’s first Google Developer Expert (GDE) and serves as an active mentor to the startups in the ecosystem. Saad is an alumni of Telenor Youth Forum, State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Ashoka Changemakers and has long been affiliated with TED as Senior TEDx Ambassador to the region as licensee and curator of TEDxIslamabad and has also been awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Fellowship for TEDxChangse.  Saad has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of the Davos50 Innovators in 2018. He is an active member of the Corporate Pakistan Group (CPG) and is a member of advisory board for Sehat Kahani, Accountability Lab Pakistan and Incubation Center of University of Central Punjab.

What you will learn

    After completing this course, a trainee will be able to

    • Set-up an account on WordPress Platform
    • Use FREE version of WordPress
    • Change the appearance of your WordPress site
    • Effectively use the posts and pages
    • Install and use different WordPress plugins
    • Add and delete multimedia items using WordPress platform
    • Reply and handle different types of comments
    • Use various kinds of widgets
    • Use menus to edit the navigation bar
    • Manage users in WordPress
    • Make money with WordPress and with different tools and functionalities it offers
    • Install Google Analytics on your website for tracking
    • Setup an Ecommerce site using Woo Commerce

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