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Website in a Box: Build a Functioning Site or Blog *Free Book*
Monday, August 6, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:55 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Can't make the date? This class is being offered again on August 20th.
In this intensive workshop you'll learn the fundamentals of HTML/CSS and how these apply to customizing a WordPress site. You'll learn how to set up a WordPress site from scratch and walk away with functioning site that is easy enough to use with little to no coding knowledge. You'll understand what you'll need to build a self-hosted WordPress.org site or one that is hosted on WordPress.com.
You'll also get a PDF copy of this book completely free.
This manual contains following content:
In this class we'll discuss what you need to build a site. Whether you're going to self-host or set up a free WordPress.com site and which is best for your particular situation. We'll look at basics of HTML and CSS and what tools you'll need to get started building a site or setting one up.
Please bring your computer with you if you have a portable. If you don't, no worries just take good notes so you'll be able to do the homework assigned. -- It is highly recommended that you use a Mac!
At the end of the first session you'll be able to build a basic web page and a WordPress site.
If you are setting up a self-hosted/WordPress.org site there may be additional costs for setting up a hosting plan. This will be explained in class. We'll discuss both free and paid options for hosting.
Whether it’s how you work or how you play, you have something to teach too.
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Pedestrian Consulting is a technology training company in New York City Founded by Nate Cooper.
Nate Cooper, is a writer, teacher and blogging coach. He is a regular contributor to Contently.com and has written for Mashable. He is currently writing a comic book to teach web basics for No Starch Press. He has taught for General Assembly, Noble Desktop, Skillshare Media Bistro, The Gap Inc, NBC News, the University of California Santa Cruz and Apple Inc.
"Cooper, himself deeply embedded in the New York tech scene, gives practical and insightful advice.." -- Forbes 2012
"If you like boring classes, lame teachers and throwing your money down the drain, do not take Nate's class. He is an engaging and enthusiastic teacher and this class exceeded all my expectations. He answers every question, explains things thoroughly and clearly, and makes technology feel totally do-able and fun. Thanks Nate!" -- Former Student
"Nate is a terrific teacher, with loads of information to expand your skills. He is a multi-faceted fountain of info, actually. As the second class I've taken with him, I am very glad I found him. Thank you!" -- Former Student
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