WordPress Level 1: Building Websites and Blogging 2017-06-13T08:39:17+00:00

WordPress Level 1: Building Websites and Blogging

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

Length: 1 Day
$599 with Free Retakes for 8 Months

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

Upcoming Dates:

July 25, 2017 – Sold Out!
Sept. 26, 2017

Prerequisites:

Attendees must have solid computer skills.

WordPress Level 1: Building Websites and Blogging

WordPress makes it easy for any computer user to create webpages and blogs. This 1 day quick-start 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 between 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 WordPress 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 tag-lines.
  • 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.
  • Basics for creating pages that search engines can find.
  • Deciding what topic to use for a blog.
  • What are Widgets, and how you can customize your blog by incorporating them.
  • Blogrolls and using the Links widget.
  • Creating headlines and body content.
  • Using the Visual Editor to see a more user-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.