Build your own website and blog easily (business or personal sites). Using WordPress, you’ll learn to build, edit, and customize your own website – without any knowledge of HTML! We’ll learn both technical setup and creative customizations, tailoring our efforts to the interests and needs of the class. Students should be comfortable using a computer and the Internet. Students should expect an additional expense if they choose to purchase a website domain and host. Class will cover:
- Setting up a free WP site; Choosing a theme; Moving around the dashboard, blogs, and planning your site
- Extending WP with Widgets, Plugins; Linking; Menus; Refining your Posts
- Media: Images, PDFs, etc.
- Beyond Blogging: making WordPress a fully realized site.
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO); More on WordPress themes, changing the look of your site.