Intermediate WordPress Workshop

Intermediate WordPress Workshop
Event on 2013-06-01 13:00:00

Intermediate WordPress Workshop

Do you already have a self-hosted WordPress site? Do you know the basics, but want to harness the power of WordPress? Do you want to step up your skills, find out the capabilities of WordPress. Then this is the workshop for you.

You will learn:

  • Plugins: how to select and test
  • Review of some basic and advanced plugings
  • Themes, how to choose and properly edit themes
  • Theme evaluation
  • SEO – on-site preparation and how to
  • Security – how to protect your site from Spam, robot attacks
  • Backup and Recovery – updates, how to implement your own process

This class assumes you know the in's and out's of navigating the WordPress Dashboard as an administrator, and have a self hosted site (not


Our Workshop Presenters:

Kurt Eng is a co-organizer of the Boston WordPress Meetup and Founding Organizer of WordCamp Boston. Kurt has been very active in podcasting and video, publishing free content to enable others to learn. Kurt focuses on people beginning WordPress and blogging, empowering them with the knowledge and enthusiasm to get started from installation to themes to writing.

Jon Bishop is a Web Developer, Public Speaker and Internet Marketing Specialist from Boston, MA. I specialize in the understanding and developing of up and coming web technologies. As a social-networking analyst, my expertise with online social patterns and the usage of interactive communication technologies allows me to provide value when discussing strategies with customers.


I’ve been developing websites since 1999 and developed an early fascination with interactive technologies like Flash and JavaScript. Over the years I have acquired in depth knowledge working with a variety of assorted web, mobile and software specific languages. A lot of my work is with WordPress where I maintain several plugins in the WordPress repository. In an effort to educate and enable others with WordPress, I help run the local WordPress meetup and speak at conferences and meetups.

Minimum: 10 participants

Morning: Beginners WordPress Workshop

at Labor Guild
85 Commercial Street
Weymouth, United States

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