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1-3 day (9 HOUR TRAINING):

Using WordPress As A Free Open Source CMS

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WordPress started as a simple blogging platform and has blossomed into a world-class Content Management System (CMS). Join us for this 90 minute webinar training where you will discover how easily (and cheaply) you can convert the "free" open source into a valuable CMS.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will discover:

  • How to turn Wordpress (Free Open Source) into a Platform Independent CMS
  • The latest and greatest: Forums, Mailing Lists and E-Commerce options
  • PHP and CSS tips and tricks to supercharge your CMS
  • Securing your CMS: How to handle multiple authors, users, and accounts

Course Outline

  • Pages vs. Posts: Harnessing the Powerful New Features

    • Different Looks for Different Categories
    • Control Over Archives
    • Control Over Individual Article/Post Styles
    • Control Over Author Pages
  • Customizing the Theme and Administration Panels

    • Chronological vs. Controlled Posting
    • Adding Multimedia & Elements
    • Mailing lists, Ecommerce, and adding Ads
    • Adding Forums/BBS
  • How to Structure CMS Site Administration

    • Controlling User Roles and Comments
    • CMS Site Statistics and Monitoring
    • CMS Site Maintenance
    • Managing Internal and External Links