Website Workshop - Create Your Dream Website in 1 Day!
Time & Location
Join us for a 1-day intensive workshop, where you will learn the basics of how to build and design a modern, stylish, mobile-responsive website using the Wix Content Management System (CMS). Our expert web designer and all-around legend Hollie Woodhouse of Mountain House Creative will teach you the ins and outs of Wix without having to know code!
You'll leave NODE with a modern fully-functioning website to be proud of that includes images, animation, galleries, video, social links, SEO, email sign-ups, and more.
With the world locked down, the number of eyeballs online searching for all kinds of content has skyrocketed. It's never been more important to have a solid, fast, and memorable website. In fact, it's never been a better time to be online and get visible. This workshop is for business owners, entrepreneurs, startups or anyone wanting to learn how to build a website quickly and easily.
Trying to build a website yourself is intimidating. We get it. It's taken us a decade of learning and upskilling to nail it, and we're here you help you build your dream website AND understand how to update it yourself in just one day. Hiring a developer and designer can take months and can set you back tens of thousands of dollars. We'll help you get seen online, and take you through all the steps needed to set up your own website OR hone your knowledge of Wix and give you a deeper and more advanced understanding of the platform.
Hollie has more than 15 years' of design skills and expereince – utilise her design skills throughout the day to help with any design issues/questions you might have.
Suits beginners to intermediate Wix users. No previous design or coding skills required.
How to prepare / what to bring:
This is a hands-on workshop, so you will need your own laptop and power cable. Prior to the workshop, you will receive an email with your pre-workshop homework, including a suggested list of tasks to be completed before the workshop. Preparing written content and gathering images/photos prior to class is encouraged but not required. Those who come prepared will be able to complete their website during the workshop.
The day will be comprised of three parts
- Website Design and Build Basics
- Designing your Website
- Going Live + Tips and Tricks
This workshop is hands-on – you will use the skills you learn to build your website during the workshop.
A delicious and refreshing morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided by Giulio Sturla (of Mapu Test Kitchen) one of New Zealand's greatest chefs.
Here's what we'll teach you:
- Website basics in an easy to understand way
- Navigate Wix effectively and with ease
- How to set up your website from start to finish
- Create pages adding functionality as required eg. contact forms, social
- How to add a blog
- How to set up an online shop
- Ins and outs of SEO basics
- Mobile optimisation
- Tips and tricks on using Wix
- Design tips & tricks
- Understanding the basics of Google with your website
- Sourcing and using content, images, videos
- Printed in-depth notes and access to presentation afterward
- Invitation to an exclusive Facebook group
- Suprise gift
- 15% off everything at NODE while you're here
What's not included:
- Wix and URL hosting
Please Note: Bookings are essential as spaces are limited.