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DIY: Customizing Your WordPress Theme

Small Business Development Center hosted by Santa Monica College

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

DIY: Customizing Your WordPress Theme

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Location:                             
Bundy Campus, Room 127
3171 S Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066

 

DOUBLE CHECK WHITEBOARD AT FRONT ENTRANCE FOR ROOM NUMBER 

This workshop takes place in a computer lab and will provide each attendee with the opportunity to work on his or her own website with the guidance of an instructor. This is a hands-on how-to workshop and attendees will be guided through the process of building their business’ WordPress on a step-by-step basis. Ample opportunity will be provided for questions.

 

Prerequisites: Attendees must have a hosted version of WordPress with their chosen theme activated and ready to access and work with. If you do not have this ready and would like the SBDC’s assistance to set it up, please contact us and will guide you through the process: (310) 434-3566

 

MAIN TOPIC BULLET POINTS:

    

  • WordPress themes
  • Customizing headers and footers
  • Widgets
  • Menu creation
  • Page creation and layout
  • Plugins (including e-commerce plugins)
  • Shortcodes
  • Backup and security

 

 

  • Overview of the main technologies, approaches, and platforms for building a website:
    • Benefits and limitations of each
    • Rank them from ease of use to complex
    • Determine which may be right for you
  • Overview of WordPress (WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org):
    • Vs. other content management systems
    • Hosted by WordPress vs. hosted by you
    • How to evaluate a hosting provider and how to install WordPress on their web servers
    • Themes and plugins
  • Planning and designing the website
    • User analysis and designing for the user
    • Information architecture and page layout
    • Feature sets
    • Theme and plugin selectio
- See more at: http://smallbizla.org/classes/diy-building-your-business-website/?if=iframe#sthash.dxa7wcJj.dpuf
  • Overview of the main technologies, approaches, and platforms for building a website:
    • Benefits and limitations of each
    • Rank them from ease of use to complex
    • Determine which may be right for you
  • Overview of WordPress (WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org):
    • Vs. other content management systems
    • Hosted by WordPress vs. hosted by you
    • How to evaluate a hosting provider and how to install WordPress on their web servers
    • Themes and plugins
  • Planning and designing the website
    • User analysis and designing for the user
    • Information architecture and page layout
    • Feature sets
    • Theme and plugin selection
- See more at: http://smallbizla.org/classes/diy-building-your-business-website/?if=iframe#sthash.dxa7wcJj.dpuf

Facilitator: Steve Sedlic

We encourage you to register as soon as possible as workshops with low enrollment may be cancelled.

If you you have any quesitons, or wish a refund please notify workshops@smcsbdc.org by email.

Online payments preferred. Only money orders and checks will be accepted at the door. The deadline for receiving a refund is 2 business days.

 

Have questions about DIY: Customizing Your WordPress Theme? Contact Small Business Development Center hosted by Santa Monica College

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Santa Monica College- Bundy Campus
3171 S Bundy Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Small Business Development Center hosted by Santa Monica College

The Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center is part of a 38-center network throughout California. These centers all function to serve the small business owner and entrepreneur. The SMC SBDC offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. Counseling services are confidential and free of charge.

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