WordPress in a Weekend

WordPress in a Weekend
Event on 2012-11-03 10:00:00
Learn how to get started with WordPress to market your business or just have fun publishing on the web.

22% of new websites in the world are built on the WordPress platform. Find out why WordPress is the most popular content management system and blogging platform on the Internet, and find how it works in this weekend-long hands-on class taught by Rich Webster, an 18-year veteran of web design & marketing.

12 hours in two 6-hour sessions:
Saturday Nov. 3rd: 10am-5pm
Sunday Nov. 4th: 10am-5pm

1 hour break for lunch (not provided) and networking. Arrive 1 hr early on Saturday if you need a site set up for you. Bring your laptop – computers will not be provided. 

This class is designed for business owners and hobbyists seeking practical experience with the WordPress Content Management System (CMS).

  • Make Your WordPress Site the Hub of Your Brand
  • The Power of Blogging for SEO and Customer Loyalty
  • How Content Management Systems & Blogs Work
  • How to Structure a Your Website
  • How to Create & Edit Pages & Posts
  • How to Link to Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools
  • How to Link & Cross-Post to FaceBook & Twitter

Each participant will work with their own WordPress site as a playground or a permanent business website. You will receive instructions on how to set up WordPress with a popular hosting site prior to the class. If you'd like help with this, we can set you up an account on a capable hosting service or provide hosting for you on an annual basis. Let me know ahead of time and arrive 1 hour early on Saturday if this is the case.

Skill Level: You should be comfortable using a web browser and typing on your laptop. We will supply power cords and a wifi connection.

at Hacker Lab
1715 I St.
Sacramento, United States

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