Browse Our Online Courses and Learning Paths

All of our features are free to use, now and in the future. We are able to achieve this thanks to the work we do with local businesses and funding from Awards for All. All features and learning paths are open to all and we are committed to updating and creating new courses each and every year.

Online Courses and Videos by
PTTLS Trained Tutors

Curated Learning Paths to Expand Your Skills

Introduction to WordPress

  • Who’s got time to read tech books? Our WordPress tutorial series will teach you how to use WordPress to create and manage your own website in about an hour!
  • The tuitorials are re-recorded with each new release of WordPress, ensuring that they are always up to date. Yes, we’re up to date for WordPress 4.0 and will be for 5.0!

Setting up WooCommerce

  • WooCommerce is one of the most popular eCommerce platforms for WordPress and is available as free plugin for WordPress.
  • This course will show you how to install WooCommerce on the GWD Training WordPress platform as well as configure the basic settings, add products and setup PayPal as your payment gateway.

Yoast SEO for WordPress

  • This 15-part video tutorial series will teach you how to configure the popular WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast to optimise your site for better rankings on search engines.
  • An essential part of any website, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) will help you get your website noticed.

Our Features and Options

We offer a staggering amount of features, far too many to detail here. But we'll have a go!
Free Training

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We know
Awesome right?

  • Access to Video Courses
  • Access on any device
  • 3 complete courses so far
  • Multi choice quizzes

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Free Website

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Set up and
premium hosting included

  • Easy setup process
  • Custom domain name
  • Hosted on WP Engine
  • Fully secured and monitored

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Free Plugins and Themes

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Seriously
All premium, all free

  • We buy developer licenses
  • You get access to them
  • Something missing, just ask
  • eComm, forms, everything!

Just Do It!

Frequently Asked Questions

Seriously, a free website?

Yes, you can get a fully functional, customisable, ad-free, hassle free website in an easy 2 stage process; enter your details and click on the confirmation link in the e-mail we send you.

And I can access the training... for free?

Yep!  Access to our full range of eLearning courses, a combination of videos, slides and multi-choice questions are yours when you sign up.

We are already have the Introduction to WordPress, WooCommerce and Yoast SEO courses but we have 2 more courses lined up for the end of this year as well.  Got any ideas for new courses going forward, let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

But I want my site to look different, is this possible?

We have a wide range of premium Themes to choose from and customise, in fact we offer over 200 themes (styles for you to change the look of your site) for you to choose from.  It may be free but that doesn’t mean it can’t look great.

Yeah, but I want to run a shop, event or something super fancy, can I?

Plugins extend the features of your website and we have a lot!   Add fancy sliding images or create a newsletter signup form with ease.  We have access to some great plugins which are the industry recognised leaders in WordPress.

Whether you want to set up a shop, host an event, have forms signed online, create a membership site or just talk about something you love, we have the tools to enable you to do it all.

Mmm... Can I have myfancydomain.co.uk?

GWD Domain – www.yoursitename.gwdtraining.com

As standard you get a website address as above, it will end in .gwdtraining.com.  

If you'd prefer something a little more representative of what you do, we can set up your own domain name on your site, but you'll need to purchase it yourself.

Help, i'm stuck! Where to go?

The road to website nirvana is never smooth, so as well as our eLearning courses for you to follow you’ll also get access to the members only Q&A forum to help you troubleshoot any issues you may have.

“No matter what, we’ll never spam your site with adverts or inappropriate content.”