Introduction to WordPress Seminar: Learn how to build and manage your website or blog
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)
Learn how to build your own full-featured web site based on the powerful open source WordPress platform. You receive step-by-step instruction on how to install WordPress and manage all aspects of your site, all by yourself! You will also learn how to install and configure powerful themes and plug-ins to add a variety of useful features to your site.
In this 3-hour workshop, Kathy, in her laid-back style, takes the intimidation out of WordPress. You’ll learn in easy-to-understand pieces (because Kathy doesn’t speak geek). Get your questions answered throughout the session.
Learn and practice:
• Using and customizing your dashboard.
• Creating and editing your posts and pages.
• Adding media: photos, artwork, videos and audio.
• Installing and setting up Kathy’s top ten plugins.
• Install and setting up widgets— with a look at some of the more popular ones.
• Using the power of links.
• Creating and using categories and tags.
• Creating customized menus for your navigation bar and sidebar.
• And more tips and tricks.
You can expect to…
Walk away with more confidence in the ability to control your WordPress website / blog yourself and make the most out of WordPress’s awesome features.
Enjoy a comfortable, efficient classroom setting with your own workspace for your laptop and reliable wifi Internet connections at the Office Suites PLUS at Sterling Point/Perimeter.
NOTE: Please be prepared for this workshop by installing WordPress or using a free account on WordPress.com. (remember you cannot add plugins to WordPress.com) Also, have a theme installed, or at least the default theme TwentyEleven. Contact me if you have any questions about this.
Refund Policy: Payment is non-refundable. But you will receive full credit for a future workshop, online class or webinar. No expiration date.
speaker | trainer | cheeseslave | patient non-geeky teacher | WordPress fanatic
sweet tea lover | believes success is teamwork | loves to laugh | enjoys good eating
I read, think and talk about how to use WordPress to build a website — a lot. When we talk about your WordPress website my eyes light up, my voice is strong and I can’t stop teaching.
You will enjoy working with me because I help you understand why as well as how to use WordPress themes, designs, and settings. I communicate in plain English and don’t try to impress you with fancy geek-speak.
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