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Learn to Build a Website and Blog with Wordpress

Learn to Build a Website and Blog with Wordpress

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Proctor University
1441 Broadway
3rd Fl. | Room D
New York, NY 10018
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
$100

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In this WordPress (WordPress.org) class, you will learn all the steps involved in setting up and using a WordPress website and blog for business or personal use. Instructor will guide you through the entire process. Course Outline: WordPress Installation and Setup (1) Website Domain Hosting *If you do not already have domain and hosting, please let us know in advance, and arrive earlier than the scheduled class time, and we will be more than happy to help you complete this process. (2) Installing WordPress.org (NOT WordPress.com) (3) Setup Introduction to WordPress dashboard and dashboard tools Configure Website Settings Customizing Website | Blog 1) WordPress Themes Designing website/blog layout Choosing a WordPress theme Installation of WordPress theme (2) Customizing Theme (3) Plugins and Widgets Understanding plugins and widgets Installing plugins and widgets Using | Managing your Website|Blog (1) Pages Make a list of Pages you want to add to your site, such as About, Contact, or Home. Remember you always add new pages later Create new pages Understanding Page Attributes incl. Parent, Template Add text content incl. formatting text content Adding media content incl. images, video etc Understanding and Using Featured Image Add pages to menu Ordering pages on the menu Create subpages / dropdown Publishing Pages incl. Date, Status, Visibility (2) Post What will you write about? Develop a content strategy and list of topics to blog about., and then make a list of the categories to organize your content by groups Create new post Add text content incl. formatting text content Adding media content incl. images, video etc Understanding and Using Featured Image Understanding and Using Categories Understanding and Using Tags Publishing Pages incl. Date, Status, Visibility (3) Editing Posts and Pages Quick Edit vs Full Edit Turning off comments esp. for PagesVisual / Text views Please note: You must bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capability and electrical power cord. Additional Information: This is a hands-on WordPress (WordPress.org / NOT WordPress.com) class for novice/beginners who really want to learn how to do-it-yourself. You will work on your live website/blog during the class. You will build your website during the class.You must have a self hosted website to participate (not wordpress.com). If you do not currently have a domain + hosting, we will guide you through the setup process. Please bring payment information (major credit card) to complete the online transaction during the class. Price of the class does not include the cost of hosting + domain (approx. $100.00 per year)

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