The WordPress Developer Course is designed for anyone building and designing WordPress sites for clients. With live, interactive webinars, you learn in real time, ask questions and get immediate feedback. You get a personalized learning experience from the comfort of your own computer, so you can grow your skills & understand WordPress.
"The dots are FINALLY starting to connect for me. The Dev Course material was presented in such an intentional and organized fashion, and I appreciate the willingness to answer all of our questions. Looking forward to implementing what I learned!" - Mary F
Benjamin Bradley is "The Professor" at iThemes Training. Benjamin is constantly cranking out high-quality WordPress training and leads the live training webinars for the iThemes Training community. With an extensive background in web development, programming and gaming, Benjamin is one of the most knowledgable minds in the WordPress world and has a gift for making the complicated simple.
Is the WordPress Developer Course right for me?
The WordPress Developer Course is designed specifically for anyone building and designing WordPress sites for clients (or hoping to launch a freelance web design business in the future). Anyone developing or designing WordPress websites and hoping to sharpen their skills will also greatly benefit from the training.
What is the format of the Developer Course?
We use the online webinar format to host the WordPress Developer Course. All instruction is given live and in real-time. The Developer Course also features a live, interactive webinar chat where attendees can ask questions and get feedback from The Professor and other attendees. With each session, you'll also get a downloadable course handout PDF with all the resources included in the training. Once each session is over, the webinar replays will be posted to the iThemes Training member library so you can watch or review the training at your convenience.
How do the live webinars work?
Before the first webinar, you'll need to download the download the GoToWebinar launcher software for your computer. You'll receive several email reminders before each session begins with a link to join the live webinar. We'll let you know about the live webinar chat URL before the webinars begin so you can join the live discussion with other attendees.
What if I can't make the live webinars?
If you can't make any or all of the live webinars, don't worry. You still get all the webinar replay videos and handout downloads to watch and learn at your convenience. Replays from each day of the Developer Course will be posted within a few hours after each session ends to the iThemes Training Member Library.
Is the Developer Course for beginners? How familiar should I be with coding concepts?
Before you attend the Developer Course, we recommend having a familiarity with HTML, CSS and PHP. As a pre-requisite, you can watch the the Summer of Code training available for iThemes Training members: