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1-3 day (9 HOUR TRAINING):

Website Design Using WordPress: 6 part training session


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This class will teach the concepts of using WordPress as a website and other various social media tools - whether you want a simple site or blog or complex content management system, you can have it all with WordPress. By integrating it with a simple social media plan, you can create a powerful vehicle to deliver your personal or business message.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will be able to:

  • Install WordPress as your content management system and learn to use it as a website.
  • Install pre-built themes and plug-ins, build and customize elements of your own theme.
  • Set up analytics, a subscriber system, and integrate with other Social Media Tools.
  • Set up a Twitter and Facebook account.
  • Integrate your social media accounts to your blog and vice versa.
  • Learn how to measure and interpret your analytics.

Course Outline

  • WordPress Basics

    • The Dashboard
    • Writing your first Post - Keywords, Categories, etc.
    • Writing your first Page
    • Theming your blog/site
    • Installing plugins & Basic settings
  • WordPress Behind the Scenes

    • Users and Settings, Admins, Editors, and Subscribers
    • Creating and Modifying a custom theme
    • Creating and Modifying custom page templates
    • Editing Plugins
  • WordPress Add-Ins and Toolkits

    • Google Analytics
    • YouTube/VideoBlogs/Audio Players
    • Feedburner
  • FTP, Domains, Webservers, How To Choose a Host, Analytics

    • Domains
    • Hosting
    • FTP
    • Bandwidth/Transfer Limits
    • Analytics
  • Twitter

    • Create an account and fill out the information on your profile to maximum effect.
    • Learn about Hashtags and how to ReTweet, DirectMessage, and converse en masse. Building lists.
    • Build your network authentically.
    • 3rd Party Tools
  • Facebook

    • Creating an account, building out your profile.
    • Locking down your security settings.
    • Groups, Events, Pages, etc.
    • Applications and Integration of your other social media efforts.
  • Google Analytics

    • S Basic Measurements
    • Adding them to your site
    • Interpreting your site's analytics