[BA Workbench] WordPress 201
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Hosting? Check. Content? Check. Layout? Check. Strategy? Check.
You’ve got your hosting. You’ve got your content. Now it’s time to start adjusting how your site looks. During this session, we’ll look at some popular themes, and discuss the difference between customizing a theme, and creating a whole new design. In addition to theming, we’ll also review some popular plugins and start the process of configuring them.
We’ll look at integrating social media icons widgets into your site. We’ll also review SEO strategies and talk about how people can stay engaged with your site and your organization.
Need help coordinating email newsletters, subscriptions, and reviewing content strategy? We’ll cover it all in this session.
Syllabus – Customizing themes (working with a coder, designer, or your own skills) – Choosing the “right” Plugins – Create new widgets and integrate social media icons widgets into your site – Review business strategies and increase customer engagement on your site – Review options for photo galleries.
About Jaki Levy Founder at Arrow Root Media
Jaki Levy has been teaching classes on WordPress for 5+ years and has helped 300+ individuals launch new WordPress sites. In 2006, he founded Arrow Root Media, a new media production and consulting company based in NYC. Jaki has worked with multiple non-profits and arts organizations, including: Issue Project Room, The Field, Dance/USA, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, Queens Council on the Arts, DanceBrazil and Soundstreams. Jaki’s online initiatives with Misnomer Dance Theater helped the company secure over $1.25 million in grants to help develop new initiatives for the arts. He was also the recipient of Cisco’s $25k Digital Incubator grant.
Refund Policy: If you cannot attend, please email us at least 1 day before the scheduled class. No refunds will be given if we are given less than a 24 hour notice.
When & Where
Impact Hub Workbench
Phone: Berkeley: 510-649-7700 San Francisco: 415-624-5881