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WordPress - An Introduction

WordPress, the world's most widely used Content Management System, gives you the ability to make any kind of web site without knowing code. You'll be watching demonstrations and getting hands-on...

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$1,195 USD
Course Code WordPress-Intro
Duration 2 days
Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

WordPress, the world's most widely used Content Management System, gives you the ability to make any kind of web site without knowing code. You'll be watching demonstrations and getting hands-on experience to build a typical WordPress site.

Skills Gained

In this class you'll follow time tested methods of making a typical site learning how to...

  • create content and add media to your pages and posts
  • work with links and set your site's navigation
  • create and manage a blog
  • find and use any plugin to extend what WordPress does by default
  • select a theme and learn how to customize its style

Who Can Benefit

If you need to learn how to make a WordPress site from scratch or are responsible for working with a site at work this class is for you.

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of either Windows or Mac OS X Operating System
  • Basic Web Knowledge

Course Details

Day One

Getting Started:

  • The difference between wordpress.com and wordprss.org
  • A tour of the key features of a WP site admin
  • Creating first pages and posts with images and videos
  • The difference between Gutenberg, the new WordPress page editor and the Classic Editor
  • Understanding the nature of a blog
  • Introduction to themes and plugins
  • How to get a domain name and web hosting service
  • The famous 5 minute WP installation

Beyond The Basics

  • What to look for when choosing a theme
  • Exploring any theme's key features & menus, customization, templates, and more
  • Adding pages and managing them in your site
  • Creating links to pages on your site and to other sites
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