Wordpress Level 1: Building Websites and Blogging

Hands-on professional WordPress training in Chicago, online or at your location.

Length: 1 Day
$450 with Free Retakes for 8 Months

*We schedule this class by demand for groups of 3 or more students;  This class is also available as a custom One-on-One, or as an custom onsite training.

Taught by an Authorized Expert/Authorized Instructor with small class sizes. You may take this class live in Chicago or online.


Attendees must have solid computer skills.

Wordpress Level 1: Building Websites and Blogging

WordPress Classes

WordPress makes it easy for any computer user to create webpages and blogs. This 2 day Level 1 class will teach you to easily develop and customize your own website. WordPress is a free online application that allows users to create beautiful pages that you can incorporate your own logos, images or photos into.

  • What is HTML and how does it create websites?
  • Understanding file formats such as JPG, GIF and PNG to import into your website.
  • Comprehending how Search Engines find web pages.
  • Understanding the difference betweeen Static and Dynamic webpages.
  • What is WordPress and how is it different from Adobe Dreamweaver?
  • How is a Blog different from a website?
  • Why use Worpress for Blogs and web pages?
  • How does WordPress use HTML?
  • About Search Engines.
  • WordPress for Mobile Devices.
  • Choosing a Domain Name
  • Ensuring Search Engines can see your site.
  • Using the behind the scenes interface where your settings and content are stored.
  • The different tools and navigation to create your Blog or Webpage.
  • Modifying settings and adding taglines.
  • Uploading main images.
  • Using Templates for consistent webpages.
  • Creating links to other pages, other websites or downloads.
  • Choosing from WordPress themes.
  • Adding and formatting text to your page.
  • Creating Subpages.
  • Working with the Administration Panel to access your pages.
  • Creating your own templates for WordPress Pages.
  • Developing pages so that Search Engines “see” them.
  • Deciding what topic to use for a blog.
  • What are Widgets and how you can cusgtomize your Blog by incorporating them.
  • Blogrolls and using the Links Widget.
  • Creating headlines and body content.
  • Using the Visual Editor to see a more friendly interface.
  • Adding links to your blog.
  • Publishing your blog post.
  • Editing already published blogs.
  • Using the Image icon to incorporate JPG, GIF or PNG files.
  • Adding captions, Titles, and links to graphics.
  • Adding video to your blog via YouTube.
  • Adding tags to your blog posting.
  • What kind of word combinations are effective?
  • Viewing the “Tag Surfer.”
  • Why comments and sharing are important.
  • Viewing Blog Stats.