WordPress Blog/Website Development

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Course Description

WordPress is a free open source blogging tool and content management system. WordPress can be used to create a traditional blogging site; however, it can also be used to create a standard website for business or personal use. This course focuses on creating websites using WordPress. No previous experience is needed. This course is structured in a way to help all students, regardless of their experience, learn WordPress.

Learning Outcome : You will learn how to :

  • Search for themes in WordPress
  • Select, install, and activate a theme
  • Add posts to their website
  • Create website pages
  • Add images, photo galleries, and more
  • Create tags for SEO and categories to organize their posts
  • Use WordPress as a content management system (CMS)
  • Use widgets and plugins
  • Create an ecommerce site
  • Integrate WordPress with social media
  • Customize a WordPress site using PHP, CSS, and HTML

Course Requirements

  • You should have a high school reading level and be competent in basic computer

Course Topics

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Wordpress
  • Lesson 2:  Finding a Home for your WordPress Site
  • Lesson 3: Installing WordPress on Your Site
  • Lesson 4: Content Management using WordPress
  • Lesson 5: Selecting the Right Tools
  • Lesson 6: Image Formats
  • Lesson 7: Fonts and Colors
  • Lesson 8: Designing Your WordPress Site
  • Lesson 9: The WordPress Default Layout
  • Lesson 10: Themes and Templates
  • Lesson 11: More on Widgets and Template Tags
  • Lesson 12: Parent and Child Themes
  • Lesson 13: Creating a Custom Site
  • Lesson 14: Using WordPress as a Content Management System
  • Lesson 15: Using WordPress Plugins

Course Duration and Mode

  • 2 Hrs, Online