Introduction to WordPress

Introduction to Word Press is perfect for those who seeking to build or elevate their web presence. We will help you create the website you want, including a blog site, quickly without having to know a single line of code.

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Description

Workshop Details

Workshop Length: 3 Hours
Workshop Times: TBD
Workshop Location: Eleven Fifty Academy
Skill Level: Beginner

According to codeinwp, almost 30% of all websites were built on WordPress. Why? WordPress is packed full of easy to use features and functionality. And, we will help you leverage it – all without having to learn code! Bring your real-world website needs and we’ll start building it together!

In this workshop, I will be able to:

  • Create your own website Homepage and navigation menu
  • Include a Contact Me page with a data collection form
  • Add a blog page and posts blogs to your site
  • Customize a footer for your site that includes social media links
  • Add images, videos, and other media to your site
  • Select, change and customize your website theme
  • Use WordPress to administer your website
  • Compare hosting options for your website
  • Maintain the currency of WordPress and WordPress plugins
  • Apply basic optimizations techniques to your site to increase traffic through web searches
  • Implement basic security configurations for your site

Knowledge:

  • Basic computer and typing skills
  • Ability to use a simple text-editor
  • Understanding of basic HTML and CSS is highly recommended

Hardware: Your own laptop with WiFi capabilities and latest operating system installed. We do have Chromebooks available, if needed, please reach out to learning@elevenfifty.org to request a Chromebook.

If you have a Windows laptop, here is what you will need to be successful:

Software: 

  • Latest version of Google Chrome
  • Adobe Brackets code editor
  • MAMP integrated environment with WordPress and MySQL
  • An FTP client application

All required software installs with detailed instructions will be provided two weeks before the class start date.

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Date

October 4: 6-9PM