Introduction to WordPress Training

1 Day

In this WordPress training class, you will start with the basics of setting up WordPress and learn how to create and maintain a successful WordPress site.

Goals
  1. Learn to set up for WordPress.
  2. Learn to set up a WordPress site.
  3. Work with templates and pages.
  4. Learn to work with the Reader page.
Outline
  1. Getting Started and Setup Options
    1. Introduction and Setup Options
    2. Exercise: Create a New Site
  2. WordPress Dashboard
    1. WordPress Dashboard
      1. Features
      2. Exercise: Navigate to and from Reader
    2. Exercise: Adjust Site Settings
  3. Posts
    1. Categories
    2. Exercise: Working with Categories
    3. Tags
      1. Option 1: Create tag when writing post
      2. Option 2: Manage tags in Settings
      3. Deleting Tags
    4. Exercise: Working with Tags
    5. Posts
      1. Editing Posts
      2. Deleting Posts
    6. Exercise: Creating a Post
  4. Comments and Feedback
    1. Comments
      1. Reviewing Comments
    2. Exercise: Working with Comments
    3. Feedback
    4. Viewing Feedback
  5. Appearance
    1. Appearance
      1. Themes
      2. Choosing a Theme
      3. Modifying a Theme
    2. Adding a Logo and Site Icon
    3. Changing Fonts
    4. Changing Menu Options
    5. Adding a Widget
    6. Exercise: Working with Appearance
  6. Pages
    1. Creating Pages
      1. Adding a New Page
      2. What's Next
    2. Exercise: Creating a New Page
  7. Reader Page
    1. Reader Page
      1. Features
      2. Searching for Posts
    2. Exercise: Searching for a Topic Using Reader Page
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this WordPress class:

  • HTML
  • CSS

Experience in the following would be useful for this WordPress class:

  • PHP
  • SQL
Prerequisite Courses

Courses that can help you meet these prerequisites: