WordPress Level 2

at Computer Training Source, Inc. - Near North Side

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$379 6 seats left
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Sat, Jan 11, 9:00am - 4:00pm

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Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
420 N Wabash Ave Ste 203
Btwn E Hubbard St & Chicago River
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this wordpress training:

Learn to install WordPress on a hosted server, using WordPress as a content management system (CMS), customizing themes and appearance with widgets and code changes, and adding plug-ins. 

Some HTML, PHP, and either Photoshop or Fireworks knowledge is preferable to take this class.

Course Outline:
1. Domains & Hosts

2. Installing WordPress
  • On a hosted server
  • On a testing server

3. Getting around WordPress
  • Tour of API, features unique to WordPress.org

4. Configuring WordPress
  • General settings
  • Changing permalinks

5. Creating sites with WordPress (WP as CMS)
  • When to post, when to page
6. Themes & Appearance
  • Installing custom themes
  • Customizing with theme settings
  • Customizing with code
  • Adding & configuring widgets

7. Plugins
  • Installing and activating plugins
  • Plugin or widget?
  • Recommended plugins

8. SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Plugins for SEO
  • SEO tips
9. Maintaining WordPress
  • Regular updates of WP, themes, and plugins
  • Backing up your database & files

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Refund Policy
In order to receive a refund for a class, you must notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel. 

To reschedule a class, notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date.


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