Free WordPress course

Join the intensive free WordPress course that will enable you to independently build a beautiful and functional website that accepts online payments.

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Learn the WordPress 101

Having a functional and user-friendly website is essential for any modern, thriving business. The WordPress training will teach you the most basic web design fundamentals needed to ensure your website will look beautiful and perform effectively online.

Hosting your website

This is the first stage of establishing your company’s website and it couldn’t be more crucial. You’ll learn how to find the perfect web hosting company, add strong payment security to your website, include protective measures should anything go wrong, and much more.

In this WordPress tutorial, you will take advantage of our industry leading website hosting techniques and discover how to:

Gain an SSL Certificate to accept online card payments
Set up a domain name that’s relevant to your company
Find the right web hosting provider for your unique requirements
Install and test your updates before setting them live on your website
Backup and restore your WordPress website to protect against data loss

Build your website in WordPress

Create a beautiful website that maintains functionality – essential for making a great first impression and keeping your web users engaged. You’ll discover how to design and build your website from the ground up, using methods that allow you to be creative on the fly.

Learn WordPress and all about the essential building blocks, such as how to:

Create, edit, and optimise your website
Design and build every aspect of your website
Use the powerful features included with WordPress

Design an attractive and user-friendly website

By designing an attractive and user-friendly website, you can be sure that yours will be remembered by visitors to your site. From finding the right theme to match your company’s corporate image to using demo pages to test a theme before you buy – you’ll learn the best ways to make your website stand out while saving valuable time and money.

Unleash your creative side and learn how to:

Use professional WordPress themes like an expert
Find the most beautiful and affordably priced themes
Find a WordPress theme that has the functionality you require
Experiment with WordPress themes demo pages to save you valuable time and money

Learn the WordPress essentials

Knowing how to unlock the power of your WordPress website will enable you to maximise your company’s chance for online success. The WordPress training will give you valuable insight into how you can optimise your website with added functionality through the use of plugins, building your own webshop, and monitoring vital statistical data.

Learn WordPress’ most useful plugins

Plugins can extend the functionality of your website and add features that enrich the user experience. There are thousands of options available for WordPress, and we’ll help you discover the most useful and free plugins to suit your unique business requirements.

You will discover plugins that enable you to:

Set up contact forms so your customers can contact you directly
Easily have people share your content on social media
Set up and monitor your statistical data with Google Analytics

Accept credit card payments on your website

Accepting online credit card payments on your website is the best way to make your sales funnel explode. By opening your web shop for physical or digital goods, you can start to see an ROI for any outgoing running or advertising costs.

Begin your journey to enter the online marketplace by learning how to:

Set up your online payment processor to receive card payments on your web shop within just a few days of completion
Build a professional web shop for online products with Easy Digital Downloads

WordPress course requirements:
None, you just have to know how to surf the web.

You’ll get some additional benefits

You’ll finish the course with a prioritised checklist to choose the right web hosting plan and setting up your WordPress site much, much easier.
Get quick fixes, expert and insider tips that will save you tremendous amount of time and money.
You will receive a discount to host your WordPress site on WPEngine, which is the best place to have your website hosted. You’ll also receive a free SSL certificate so that you can start accepting credit card payments on your website immediately.
You’ll receive a discount coupon code to use for all paid plugins with Easy Digital Downloads.

After completing the WordPress course you’ll understand these techy words:

Webhosting, domains, web design, DNS, name servers, themes, plugins, widgets, sitemap, robots.txt, permalinks, call to action, landing page, style sheet, CSS, HTML codes, child theme, Google Analytics, Easy Digital Downloads, Visual Composer, Braintree Payments, Add This, and many more.

What do previous students say?

We’ve had hundreds of amazing students complete our courses and helped them pursue their entrepreneurial goals. We’re happy for every amazing review we receive. Recent examples include:

Great course that has given me great insight and understanding of online marketing. High praise goes to Ricco for comprising the teaching material – and especially for his competence and way of capturing the “audience”.

Can definitely recommend this course to everyone – ranging from those who think in terms of WordPress and SEO, and for those who want to take the entire trip around the online marketing universe! Once again, big thanks to all of you, it has been some fantastic days :-)

Rikke Olofsen

A great course that knocks you over – but still leaves you with a really good sense of what “online marketing and social media” is all about and that means you will view websites in a brand new light:-)

Great course that can actually be used for something!! And a funny feeling of being a bit left behind regarding certain points along the way – and yet eventually being left with a feeling of having taken “everything in” when it comes to online marketing.

And best recommendations are passed on here and there and everywhere…

Maria Koefoed

Everything you hear about Ricco Mortensen is true. A fantastic course! Thank you for some great days. Unfortunately, they passed too quickly :)

Kasper Rasmussen

A digital certificate is issued to prove your new skills

Accredible Digital Certificate

You will be issued a special digital course certificate. The certificate will be available for life on its own unique online address. It will be emailed directly to you after completing the digital marketing course.

You can instantly add it to your LinkedIn profile to show off your achievements to potential peers and perhaps future employers.

The digital certificate can also be shared across social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ with one click. You can let people verify your new skills and proof of study completion.

The certificate will be issued by the Ricco Mortensen Foundation.

The often asked questions and answers

How long does the WordPress course last?

The on-demand training videos last a bit more than 3 hours in total. You have full lifetime access to all the videos.

Shall I use my own computer?

It’s essential that you use a laptop or desktop computer for the course (a tablet won’t be good enough) and with a good internet connection for live streaming.

Why is the course offered for free?

We are a non-profit charitable educational foundation meaning we have no shareholders to pay. All profits made on our live courses are reinvested in other courses and educational activities. Our online short courses are offered as free on-demand training videos.

Who is your teacher?

Ricco Mortensen teaching WordPress Course

Your teacher at the WordPress course is Ricco Mortensen. He is one of Europe’s most esteemed experts in digital entrepreneurship. Ricco is also a speaker, author, mentor and the Chairman of the Board at the Ricco Mortensen Foundation which is a nonprofit charitable foundation for digital entrepreneurs.

Ricco is from Denmark and now lives in Protaras, Cyprus where he teaches at the foundation’s educational programmes. Ricco has built several digital businesses and has been advising both Danish and international entrepreneurs for more than 20 years.

In addition, Ricco has previously for several years, been the head teacher in online marketing at Denmark’s largest university of applied sciences VIA University College.

Thousands of people have witnessed Ricco’s unique teachings – learning how to successfully run a business, which includes the setup of companies, tax optimisation, website creation, search engine optimisation, social media strategies, email marketing, online advertising, user behaviour, conversion optimisation, outsourcing, payment solutions, and clever ways to do anything and everything imaginable.

The main focus is to teach you how to design your own cool entrepreneur life, to gain success from your online strategies and earn (a lot) of money in the process.

Join the course for free

The WordPress course takes place directly online from your computer, tablet or mobile – whenever you have time for it.

This course includes

3 hours on-demand training video
Full lifetime access
Access on computer and mobile
Certificate of completion
Teaching is in English