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WordPress CMS Advanced, Part 4: SEO & Security

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Included in these subscriptions:

  • Creative Design Power Pack
  • Power Pack Plus

Release date Release date 6/2/2015
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 1h 31m
Published eBooks Published eBooks Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files N/A
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

If you already a good knowledge of WordPress CMS, now is the time to advanced your knowledge in this 4 part learning series. In this WordPress CMS Advanced course you’ll look at working with a media library, gallery and the manager interface. You will then move on to Post Formats, Page Templates, Publication and Ordering Content. You’ll next get into the Customization of the site and templates. You’ll then see how to engage your users using many of the WordPress tools. Then you’ll learn how to updated WordPress and its plug-ins, learn to create backups, work with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and how to secure your site from hackers and spam.


This course assumes familiarity with HTML, CSS, working with web pages and a good understanding of WordPress. This course is part of a 4 part learning series; WordPress CMS Advanced: Media and Manger UI; WordPress CMS Advanced: Post & Page Styles; WordPress CMS Advanced: Customization & Engagement; and WordPress CMS Advanced: SEO & Security. Please view the courses in the order given if you are unfamiliar with the material.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

SEO & Security

Updates (17:52)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Improving Administration (05:03)
  • Admin Bar (05:49)
  • Installing Updates (03:45)
  • Manual Updates (02:53)
  • Summary (00:10)
Backups (20:13)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Import & Export Content (05:30)
  • Backing Up Your Site (04:32)
  • Backup Schedule (02:59)
  • Restore Site (03:05)
  • Restoration Continued (03:45)
  • Summary (00:10)
SEO (21:22)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Search Engine Optimization (05:04)
  • Permalinks (04:54)
  • Editing URLs (02:23)
  • Page Titles (02:40)
  • WordPress SEO (05:59)
  • Summary (00:10)
Performance & Security (22:46)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Enhancing Performance (06:02)
  • Total Cache (05:21)
  • Security (04:55)
  • Security Continued (06:07)
  • Summary (00:10)
Reducing Spam (09:12)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Akismet (05:10)
  • Captcha (03:41)
  • Summary (00:10)