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WordPress Level 1 Course Outline

 (2 days)

Overview
In this class you will learn to launch your website quickly with the help of a quick WordPress installation guide; create a quality website with a proper assembly of important subpages; install and work with plugins and widgets; install and create attractive themes for your website; create custom menus to improve the user experience of your website; upload multimedia content such as images, audio, and video easily and effectively.

This WordPress Level 1 course will be the building block to your experience with WordPress. It will give you the fundamental administrative functions of the WordPress dashboard and a solid understanding of basic themes and plugins.

More than just providing an easy way to make a good looking web site or blog, WordPress was developed with search engine optimization in mind. The class also covers how to use powerful SEO plugins so that you will be more easily found online.

Audience
Anyone new to WordPress or who is self-taught on the product is a good candidate for this course. No prior WordPress knowledge is needed. No prior web development or programming skills are required. This course is designed for non-technical users who are more interested in content management and search engine optimization than the technical aspects of web site creation.

Course Outline

1: INTRODUCING WORDPRESS
Getting into WordPress
Understanding the common terms
Why choose WordPress?
Getting to know the WordPress family
Digging into WordPress the features
Learning more with online WordPress resources
Staying updated with WordPress news
Understanding the Codex
Getting support from other users
Using theme and plugin directories

2: GETTING STARTED WITH WORDPRESS
Building your WordPress website start here
The two worlds of WordPress the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
Getting and installing WordPress
Installing WordPress through an auto-installer script
The wp-admin panel
Getting a Gravatar

3: CREATING BLOG CONTENT
WordPress admin conventions
Posting on your blog
Discussion on your blog comments
Adding and managing categories

4: PAGES, MEDIA, AND IMPORTING/EXPORTING CONTENT
Pages
Media library
Importing/exporting content

5: PLUGINS - WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY YOU NEED THEM
Breaking down plugins what are they?
Installing a plugin how to go about this
The must-have pack of plugins

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led WordPress Level 1 training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

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Fee:  $895

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