At the Library
NEW WordPress Workshop Series Begins August 3rd
*NEW* 5 Part WordPress Workshop Series
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. In this five-part series, we will go through the fundamental roles of WordPress, and cover tips that will get you up and running quickly.
Instructor: Fan Stanbrough is a web and graphic designer with more than fifteen years of experience. After working in an online marketing company in Boston, Fan started her own business called BBDS Design which offers a wide range of web design and marketing services. She specializes in WordPress development and WordPress tutoring and instruction. Learn more at bbdsdesign.com.
In the first session, you will learn to understand the structure of WordPress, register a free WordPress website, and plan and layout the website.
In the second session, you will insert a Logo and Slogan; create website pages; insert images and videos to the page; work with the Library; and create a Navigation Bar.
In the third session, you will write and manage posts; learn the differences among pages, posts and templates; write comments in a way that will avoid spam; and set up and manage a user account.
In the fourth session, you will learn how to find, install and customize themes; how to use widgets; how to set up a side menu; how to import and export content; and how to backup your database.
In the fifth and final session, we will wrap up the series by looking at settings; introducing self-hosting WordPress; covering plugins; adding analytics; and discussing SEO optimization and integrating social media sites.