Building a Website with WordPress – Two Weeks / Twice a Week – Monday & Wednesday – June 2020
Monday, June 8 2020 @ 3:00PM - Wednesday, June 17 2020 @ 4:30PM EDT| $50.00
WordPress provides you with a powerful interface for creating full-fledged modern dynamic websites. Moreover, it is the best and for sure the most popular CMS platform used by almost 1/3 of all websites today. In this four session class, we will learn how to build a basic website using WordPress, the easiest and most user-friendly website platform available today.
- PC or Mac computer, Chrome, Safari, Brave, or Firefox browsers preferred.
- Students will need access to their own email address in order to properly set up their own WordPress instance.
- The instructor will provide a temporary hosting environment for the duration of this course, which will include a WordPress installation. Students are welcome to download their created content onto their own home computer or shared network drive (i.e. Google, Dropbox, etc.), or migrate your created website over to your own web hosting service once the class is completed (we will discuss options on how to do this as well).
Session I – June 8, 2020: Basics – Why Use WordPress? WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org
Session II – June 10, 2020: Setup – Hosting & Domain Name – Important Choices to Make
Session III – June 15, 2020: Building Your Site – Installation, Themes, & Adding Content
Session IV – June 17, 2020: Next Steps – Plugins and Extending Functionality
NOTE: Registration deadline is June 1, 2020.