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11/06/2019 Learn WordPress and Build Your Own Website in One Day - NFSTG1952
St John's Church Hall Rowlands Castle
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18/06/2019 Using Microsoft Excel (for beginners) - NFSTG1954
St John's Church Hall Rowlands Castle
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Learn WordPress and Build Your Own Website in One Day - NFSTG1952

Date: 11/06/2019

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: St John's Church Hall Rowlands Castle

In this busy day you will do the following:
• Choose and buy a good, search engine optimised domain name
• Consider what hosting is and how to select the best hosting for your WordPress website
• Introduction to WordPress
• Install, set up and update WordPress automatically
• Get to know the Admin Panel, Settings and Basic Configuration
• Create pages and posts and understanding the difference
• Add images and videos and how to best select and alter the format
• Go through users, categories and links
• Allow comments and explore how to avoid spam
• Add structure, widgets and navigation menus
• Explore the difference between static and dynamic content
• Apply an attractive design using easy templates
• Consider what is responsive and choosing mobile friendly designs
• Use plugins
• Make your website search engine friendly
• Add contact forms, maps and set up a process to take payments
• Add social networking and track visitors with Google Analytics
• Identify your legal Requirements, EU Cookie Policy and Data Protection
• Add a sitemap, privacy policy and terms & conditions easily
• Be aware of Security, stability and backing up
Trainer: Suzanne Hodnett

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Using Microsoft Excel (for beginners) - NFSTG1954

Date: 18/06/2019

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £115.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £80.00

Venue: St John's Church Hall Rowlands Castle

This course is designed to provide an introduction and overview of the basic features of Excel.

In this one day course we will cover:
Entering, editing, selecting and formatting data
Be able to use the Excel ribbon menu— including flash fill, freeze panes, format printer, paste special and keyboard short cuts
Using worksheets and workbooks - widening columns, adding/deleting columns,
Basic formula to add, minus, multiply and divide, updating formula, using cell references and Autosum
Saving, closing, opening workbooks
Autofill
Relative referencing, Absolute referencing, Functions – avg, min, max
If you have a particular Excel issue you would like to resolve, or a problem you are working on - please bring it with you and we will be happy to help resolve it

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