Session #1: WordPress Setup 101
Wed, Feb 1 from 4-5:30PM
Ready to build your own website or blog? Learn why WordPress is now powering 14% of websites on the Internet. Attend this class and get your own WordPress setup during class. We'll also talk about how to select a domain name and choose the right hosting company.
Session #2: WordPress Tour
Wed, Feb 8 from 4-5:30PM
Have you been using WordPress but aren't sure what everything is or what it does? During this class, your instructor will take you through the WordPress Dashboard and show you all the nooks and crannies you should be paying attention to. Learn how to customize the look of the WordPress backend, import and export your post plus backup your files!
Session #3: WordPress Themes and Plugins
Wed, Feb 15 from 4-5:30PM
Are you ready to take your WordPress site from average to amazing? With themes, you can transform your site into a place that earns you compliments from customers. We'll explore WordPress theme options, how to select a designer, when you need a developer and how plugins can extend the power of WordPress.
Session #4: Wordpress Content Strategy and SEO
Wed, Feb 22 from 4-5:30PM
If you want to be found in Google, everyone is recommending WordPress. That's great and all but where do you start? We'll show you how to plan and create great content that both visitors and search engines will find valuable. Learn where to find trending news stories and how to plan your posts using an editorial calendar. We'll discuss the importance of Google Analytics and how to track visitor traffic from referring sites.
About your Instructor
Adria Richards has been in the IT industry for 12+ years and started teaching technology courses in 2007. She is a YouTube partner, with a channel that has over 10,000 subscribers. Many of the videos on her channel have tens of thousands of views, with her most popular video approaching 200,000 views.
Currently living in San Francisco, Adria works as a technology consultant to help companies make sense of technology without all the complex mumbo-jumbo. Her blog, ButYoureAGirl, has been featured, mentioned and syndicated on major news and and blog networks including MSNBC, Lifehacker, ComputerWorld, and BlogHer. You can find her at @adriarichards and butyoureagirl.com.