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WordPress 101: Intro To Wordpress

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Blue Lacuna

2150 South Canalport Avenue

2nd Floor

Chicago, IL 60608

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Prerequisite: None. This training is beginner-focused.

What to bring: A laptop.

Note: Please be prepared to spend money on domain name and wordpress hosting plan.

This is the 1st class in a continuing series.

Whether you are building a business or building our brand, having a website is a must. WordPress powers almost 27 percent of the entire internet!

Learn the basics about WordPress, how to identify if it works for you, and develop a plan of action to get started.

You will learn:

  • Website basics
  • Choosing a Hosting Plan
  • An overview of WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Choosing a theme
  • Evaluating Plugins
  • Getting Started Creating Content

At the end of this lesson learners will create: The Shell Of Their Site Up

Learner Outcome(s)

Learners will be able to:

  • Buy Domain Name

  • Buy Wordpress Hosting

  • Pick Out Their Wordpress Theme, upload theme and dummy data.

  • Explain The Difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com

  • Create The Shell Of Their Website

Conceptual Understanding(s)

Learners will understand that:

  • How to use their site for their business.

  • We will talk about blogging for business and sites to blog for free.

  • Sites to get free stuff sent to your house.

  • How to create blogging themes?

  • How To Decide Branding Colors.

  • How many pages do they want and what is going on it.

  • What are Widgets

Guiding Question(s)

  • What is the name of my site?

  • What content is going into my site.

  • What are my brand colors?

  • What will be the theme of my site.

Meet your instructors

Danielle Mitchell - is an International Marketing Strategist with Average Black Girl (www.AverageBlackGirl.org). She utilizes her background in marketing to help her following to start businesses and become successful entrepreneurs. She achieves this goal through website design, marketing strategies, project management and securing sponsorships.

Nathan Ruben of Ruben Digital Media - Ruben Digital Media specializes in building brand identity and driving sales for clients utilizing web, social, and other digital marketing solutions.

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Blue Lacuna

2150 South Canalport Avenue

2nd Floor

Chicago, IL 60608

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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