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Start Date:

Mon, Mar 27, 6:30pm - Mar 29, 9:30pm Central Time ( 2 sessions )

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Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified

What you'll learn in this wordpress training:

This class is an introduction to for creating a blog site. Will cover the basics of getting a blog up and running on, including posts vs. pages, adding media, handling comments, using widgets, and more.

Please Note: Some HTML and CSS knowledge is recommended before this class.

Course Outline:

1. Introducing WordPress

  • Difference between versions
  • Planning topics and content

2. Setting up Blog

  • Getting to know the dashboard
  • General settings
  • Premium options

3. Administration Tools (Chapter 4)

  • Writing, Discussion, Privacy, and
  • Posting by email

4. Creating Written Blog Content (Chapter 5)

  • Writing and publishing
  • Formatting posts and pages
  • Hyperlinks
  • Posting with other sources

5. Visual and Audio Content (Chapter 6)

  • Media settings
  • Uploading images while posting
  • Featured images
  • Embedding video

6. Exploring Widgets (Chapter 7)

  • Choosing and inserting widgets
  • HTML text widgets

7. Making Blog Content Appealing (Chapter 8)

  • Using images to enhance posts
  • Categories & tags
  • Custom menus

8. Building Traffic (Chapter 9)

  • Proper etiquette for comments
  • Dealing with spam

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
In order to receive a refund for a class, you must notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel. 

To reschedule a class, notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date.
Start Dates (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time TBD 2 $349
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9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 1 $349
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 1 $349
6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time TBD 2 $299
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.

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