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Essential Wordpress Skills - Fundamentals to Site Launch

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Would you like to have a website, but have no idea where to start? Do you have a business that you want to promote online? Does paying a designer seem like too big of an expense? Are you organizing an event that needs a web page? Then this workshop is for you! A Wordpress website is inexpensive and simpler to design and maintain than you might think.

In the first 3 weeks, you will learn how to get a domain name, set up hosting, and review all the settings you need to know step-by-step  We will start at the very beginning and help you with the basics of how to set up and maintain a Wordpress website, and you’ll be ready to build your website or blog.

In the last 3 weeks, you will learn how to plan out your new website and create a design that will be engaging for your users and give you a web presence you can be proud of. We will learn how to develop a site map, wireframes, write content, and prepare images. Once you’re ready, we’ll discuss how to pick a theme, and how to implement your design in Wordpress.

This class requires strong computer skills. Please complete the online pre-registration skills assessment before registering for this class.

This class is designed for people who need basic skills before building their first web site. If you already have the skills covered in “Set-up to Launch” and have the required computer skills, please enroll in Wordpress Website - Design to Launch.

This class is taught in a Mac lab.


Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Aptos Main Campus

Anthony Garcia 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/22/2018 - 3/29/2018 Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 1097 Anthony Garcia