$75

WordPress Crash Course Workshop

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Reno Collective

1515 Plumas Street

Reno, NV 89501

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Join us for a one-day immersive workshop into WordPress, the world's most popular publishing platform.

This workshop is for people who have used WordPress (or are in the process of learning) and want to get a better understanding of what is possible with WordPress for personal or professional use. We will help you become confident using WordPress during this 4 hour workshop.

Programming and/or graphic design skills are not required to attend this workshop.

This workshop will cover:

  • Installing WordPress
  • Setting up WordPress
  • Optimization & Security
  • Hosting Options & Considerations
  • Guided tour of WordPress' features
  • Installing WordPress themes
    • Making changes to a theme
    • Customizing themes
  • Best Practices for Plugins
  • Tips and tricks for getting the most out of WordPress for:
    • E-Commerce
    • Using WordPress as a Content Management System
  • Common WordPress black holes and how to avoid them
  • Publishing workflows
  • Maintaining your WordPress site

Attendees are required to have:

  • A laptop (PC or Mac)

Attendees are encouraged to have the following installed before attending:

  • A modern web browser that is up to date (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
  • FTP Program

Who will you be learning from?

Colin Loretz

Colin has been using WordPress since 2006 and develops solutions using WordPress as the principal of his WordPress development shop, Mechanism. Colin has built many large WordPress sites for brands, hotels, casinos and ski resorts. Colin started the Reno-Tahoe WordCamp in 2009 and has been a speaker at WordCamps in Reno, Orange County and Las Vegas. He is a big believer in the fact that all WordPress websites don't have to look like blogs.

This class is brought to you by Reno Collective.

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