WordPress- 4 session/4 week Course

WordPress- 4 session/4 week Course
Event on 2014-11-19 18:00:00
This class is BYOL- Bring Your Own Laptop!

Please note that the class schedule will not interfer with the Thanksgiving holiday. The class schedule is as follows:

  • 11/19
  • 12/3
  • 12/10
  • 12/17

Why should I take WordPress?

Do you have or need a website? Now, it’s time to make it the next internet sensation. Whether you want to be a WordPress pro or just need to get the hang of the basics, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got you covered from sign up to custom design to publishing your first post —and then some.What will I learn?

In this course, you'll learn how to install WordPress and configure it for SEO, install and customize a theme, create an e-commerce website, and publish your images and posts with the open-source WordPress content management system.What can I expect?

Each 2.5 hour session is a mixture of Lecture and hands-on Exercises to best teach you the fundamentals of WordPress. Hands-on practice is essential to understand and fully grasp the concepts presented. The class is limited to 14 students.

Topics covered:

  • The Dashboard; Using the 2013 Default Theme
  • Explaining & Creating a New Post
  • Editing an Existing Post
  • Using Categories and Tags
  • Create and Editing Pages
  • Adding Photos and Images
  • How to Embed Video
  • Using the Media Library
  • Managing Comments
  • How to Create a Link
  • Changing the Theme
  • Adding Widgets
  • Building Custom Menus
  • Installing Plugins
  • Adding New Users
  • Configuration Settings
  • Publishing Your Site

In addition to class, as a CODEcamp student you get:

  • Access to the FS2 Computer Lab and the chance to practice your skills
  • References to open-source resources to provide additional assistance and information

What can I accomplish?

After completing this course you will be able to install, setup and use a WordPress powered website.Are there any prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites! This session is ideal for beginners and no programming or HTML is required.

at Charleston Digital Corridor Flagship
475 East Bay St.
Charleston, United States

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