Did you know that you can build your own website and save thousands in development costs?

We can teach you how with our Web design short course. Individuals who want to learn how to build websites as well as companies who want to build their websites by themselves are welcome to complete the form below and pre-register. In this accredited short course, you will be taught the theory gained in 26 years experience of hosting and web development as well as building your own website on your own domain in class!

In short, once you have completed the short course, you will be able select your domain, register your website on Cpanel on your own website, build a WordPress website (including an online shop) and then maintain your web site.

  • Build your own WordPress website
  • Manage your own website
  • Effectively use your cPanel hosting platform.

Once you have completed the course, you will have a working knowledge and practical experience to to register a domain, create your own WordPress website and if you do the full course, you will be able to setup your own online shop.


Outcome of this short course – you will be able to register a domain, create a WordPress website using cPanel and WordPress Toolkit. Create pages and posts and afterwards maintain your website.

  • Section 1: Theory
  • Section 2: Practical
  • Section 3: Ecommerce
  • Section 4: Maintenance

Section 1 (Day 1):  Theory

  • Internet
  • WWW
  • Webdesigner or Webdeveloper
  • Graphic Designer
  • Webdesign
  • HTML
  • PhP – server based
  • CSS
    WordPress, Joomla etc
  • SEO – Search Engine Optimisation


  • Website hosting
  • Domain Hosting
  • Email hosting
  • Dedicated IP
  • Own standalone server
  • CPanel
    What is Cpanel
    Functions of Cpanel
  • Emails
  • WordPress Toolkit
  • SSL
  • Auto Updates

WordPress Structure

  • WP Core
  • Page
  • Posts
  • Theme
  • Childtheme
  • Widget
  • Plugins

Installing WordPress (Theory)

  • WordPress Toolkit
  • Installing WordPress
  • Backup
  • Security
  • Malware
  • DDoS
  • SSL
  • Passwords

Section 2 (Day 2):  Practical Training

  • Planning
  • Preparation is key
  • Types of Development Install
    Local copy (on your local computer)
    Domain on Development site
    Live Site with Maintenance Plugin active
  • Tools
    Graphic Design
    Adobe Photoshop
  • Choose domain
  • Register domain
  • Install WordPress
    Cpanel (Softacioulas)
    Manual Install

    Local copy
    Transfer website
    Backup (Zip)
    Cpanel Backup/Restore
  • Must have Plugins
    Envato Elements
    Classic Editor
    TinyMCE Advanced
    WP File Manager
    oast SEO
    My WordPress Login Logo
    Feed them Social – Facebook feed in website
  • Backup !!
    All-in-one Migration Tool
  • Pages
  • Post
  • Blog
  • Forms
  • Managing in Cpanel
    Password change
    Email change
    WordPress Toolkit

Section 3 (Day 3):  Online Shop

  • What is Ecommerce
  • Why Ecommerce
  • Install Woocommerce
  • Payment
  • Products
  • Payment

Section 4 (Day 4):  Maintenance and review

  • Backup
  • WordPress updates (auto updates)
  • Plugin Updates
  • SEO
  • Resources


  • Day: 1 Section 1 – R 950
  • Day: 2 Section 2 Practical – R 950
  • Day: 3 Ecommerce – R 950

If you are interested in attending any of the courses, please complete the form below and we will contact you at least 3 weeks before the course will start.