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Short course in Professional web development using Joomla and WordPress (Online)

Open University of Sri Lanka

Developing a fully dynamic website is a complex and time taking process. It requires deep knowledge and experience in HTML, CSS, Client/server side scripting language, Database Management, etc. In addition to time and cost.  But, now clients & companies want rapid development to reduce man time and cost. So how is it possible? Open Source CMS is there to solve this. Joomla and wordpress which are the most popular PHP CMS today, provide great management of website with less effort. Using CMS (Content Management System) one can manage whole website through administrator panel.

First sessions in this course are allocated to build up your knowledge in HTML, CSS, Java Script, PHP(up to modification themes/plugins), MySQL(introduction), Apache/nginx web server to make you ready to work with CMS. You can unlock limitations of the WordPress-backend with knowledge of these fundamental web technologies.

In next sessions, you will learn:

  • How to develop/design various type of website with WordPress. Examples: blogging, News magazine, ecommerce, membership, classified/directory, multilingual, eLearning, etc
  • Page builder plugins(Elementor, Divi, etc)
  • Advanced Custom Post/ Advanced Custom Field
  • SEO, web traffic analysis, web Security
  • Backup and migration
  • Fundamental of computer networking, IP Address, DNS, DHCP, various web hosting solutions
  • Instruction to Joomla CMS

At the end of this course, you are expected to be a full-stack CMS web developer.

Issuing of Applications :
  Now Open
Closing Date for Applications :
  28th November 2022
Programme commencing date :

 28th November (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm)


How to apply

  • Pay Rs. 25,000/= as the course fee, to any branch of Bank of Ceylon (BOC). Account No 7417821 (Download the sample Bank paying voucher)

  • The google application can be filled through below link. ( attached images of the National Identity Card (N.I.C.), the Paid Bank paying voucher, a recent photograph of the student)         Google Form Link: