Welcome to the “Intro to WordPress”course CT01756 site…

Intro to WordPress: WordPress is one of the most popular blogging tools on the web, making it easy for anybody to post their ideas, pictures, and audio/video. This class teaches the new user how to get their blog up and started quickly while teaching students to understand the right way to install, administer, customize and market their blog. Each weekly lecture will give explanations, illustrations, resources, and practical scenarios.

One of the main advantages of WordPress is the use of themes and plugins which can dramatically change the look and functionality of your blog website. Students will learn how to find and install various themes and plugins as well as learn how themes work behind the scenes using template tags with PHP..

by Adrian Mikeliunas Adrian-Intro-WP

...Meetings days and times… Here’s the CT01756  Syllabus below:

Location:  Pimmit Hills High School
Time: from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Course Registration
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CT01756 Introduction to WordPress

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  1. Getting Started with WordPress
    • Content Management Systems (CMS)
    • WordPress History, Architecture, and Features
    • Blogging Basics, Types of blogs
    • Manual installation on a web server
    • Automatic Installation on a web server (Fantastico)
  2. WordPress Administration
    • Understanding the Dashboard
    • Setting up user accounts
    • Managing Posts, Categories, and tags
    • Managing Media and digital content
    • Adding an About page, Footer, your links
  3. WordPress Site Design
    • Layouts, Themes, and Widgets
    • How to find and install new themes
    • The basics components and files of a theme
    • How to use widgets
    • Review of basics template tags
  4. WordPress Interactivity
    • Adding Functionality and 3rd party services 
    • What is a Plugin?
    • How to find and install plugins
    • Popular and useful plugins
  5. WordPress Marketing
    • Adding Analytics and RSS Feeds
    • SEO Optimization
    • Integrating social media sites
    • How to monetize your blog
    • Publishing Resources
  6. Advanced WordPress Topics
    • Blog design considerations
    • Growing a Community Around Your WordPress Site
    • Dissecting how a theme works
    • Creating a basic theme from scratch
    • Backups!