WordPress Training in Halifax (and beyond!)

Get the help you need to use WordPress effectively

Are you stuck on an aspect of your WordPress site? Do you find the technical language of WordPress overwhelming? Are you looking to make specific changes to your site and require experienced guidance?

Stop spending hours on books and tutorials that aren’t giving you the progress you need. Let’s meet one-on-one so you can solve your problems on the spot.

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WordPress Training

$ 60

+hst /per hourStuck on WordPress? Save time by focusing on the areas that have you stumped. Hourly sessions are ideal for individuals with specific tasks or require friendly, personable training.

  • Setting up WordPress.com or WordPress.org
  • Creating, editing posts and pages
  • Understanding the dashboard and settings
  • Using themes and plugins
  • Fixing site design issues like misaligned content
  • Adding new features to your site
  • Deciding on next-steps to scale up

Payment Options

Eraserheader Design accepts payment in cash, credit card and E-Transfers. Detailed invoice provided at end of sessions. Remote sessions start at 1 hour, in-person at 1.5. Most people require 2-3 hours. Don’t quite use up all the booked time? You’re bill in 15 minute increments after the minimum.

Training Locations

  • Remotely via Zoom (like Skype, but we can record videos and make notes on our session)
  • Volta Labs, 1505 Barrington Street
  • Halifax Central Library, Spring Garden Road

How it works

  1. Fill out the form or call 902-830-0763. I will follow up with a short phone call up to 30 minutes to discuss your needs in detail and arrange a session. Please note that I do not troubleshoot over the phone.
  2. We’ll meet virtually or in person to conquer your WordPress to-do list.I also give pointers to help you be more efficient with WordPress. You’ll be amazed what we can accomplish in a few hours!
  3. Once our session is complete, I send along a detailed invoice.
  4. Rejoice, you’ve wrangling WordPress to do your bidding!

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Quality, personable WordPress training with years of experience

Hi I’m Alison Knott, the woman behind Eraserheader Design and your instructor. I am a web designer by trade, with special expertise in WordPress. I don’t just drive the car – I know how everything runs under the hood:

  • Coding and designing content for WordPress and other content management systems since 2009.
  • Providing on-site and remote training for Canadian and international clientele since 2012. My sessions cover everything from functionality on established sites to comprehensive post-launch training.
  • Well-versed in hosting and admin environments, I can troubleshoot beyond the platform itself.
  • Host of LunchPress, a weekly Facebook Live show where I cover a different topic each week and answer viewer questions live!
  • Creator and Lead organizer of WordCamp Halifax 2017, a volunteer run WordPress conference.
  • Leader of Nova Scotia’s only WordPress Meetup, a monthly event where people of all backgrounds meet to get help and share victories.
  • A public speaker on WordPress, online presence and the creative community. Past engagements include Podcamp 2017, BlogJam 2016, WordCamp Ottawa and WordCamp Montreal 2016, Volta’s Peer2Peer, Blogjam 2015, Collide Halifax 2015, AIM Conference 2013, and Podcamp 2012.
Alison Knott at Blogjam 2015 and Collide Halifax 2015


NSPIRG logo“Alison figured out tricky issues with a very old WordPress build. She never tired of explaining to amateurs the language of the internet and the mysteries of WordPress. She has a heart for small social justice organisations to which we are thankful.”

Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group

Hannah testimonialI reached out to Alison because I was getting frustrated with editing WordPress content. Within a few screenshots we were able to determine that I needed to edit back-end code. With her help the site was up, running, and doing what I wanted.

Hannah Bennett
(project in progress)

Margo Ellen Gesser“A big thanks to Alison for solving the nagging gallery issue that has been bugging me!”

Margo Ellen Gesser

Fares and Finds“As a beginner blogger, I found my session with Alison extremely helpful. She not only shared her expertise but also her encouragement. Thanks to her, I finally found the knowledge and the nerve to get my blog up and running.”


Mike Tanner“If you want to know how to dominate WordPress, you need to talk to Alison.”

 Mike Tanner
Social Media and Web Strategist

Lynne Smith“Alison kept me focused so I understood things before moving on. It’s obvious she loves what she does. Extremely knowledgeable and patient!”

Lynne Smith
Life Coach

Sandy McFadden“If Alison could market her energy, she would be filthy rich! Great WordPress presentation at the BlogJam Conference.”

Sandy McFadden
Automattic (the company behind WordPress.com)