WordPress WorkshopThis workshop outlines the process of setting up a WordPress website, introduces you to the WordPress community, themes, plugins and amazing features and all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to build or rebuild your website with the world’s most popular open source content management system. WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites. In this workshop you’ll learn how to create your own website with this powerful publishing platform.

You’ll see how easy it is to create and publish posts and pages; customize your site with themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Plus, learn how to get more readers with social media sharing and comments, and how to update the system and adjust the settings that keep your site safe and secure.

You’ll learn about:

  • The pros and cons of using WordPress.com and WordPress.org
  • The differences between a hosted and self-hosted website
  • How to install WordPress as a self-hosted website
  • The WordPress dashboard
  • How to create posts and pages
  • The difference between posts and pages
  • The WYSIWYG editor
  • How to strategically use categories and tags
  • Exploit the media library: images, photo galleries, videos, audio and pdfs
  • How to plan and design your WordPress website
  • Where to find professionally designed WordPress themes
  • How to create multiple menus
  • Where and when to use widgets positions
  • How to integrate default and third party extensions such as calendars, donation, and event registration
  • How to create multiple contact forms
  • How to manage multiple user levels
  • How to upgrade WordPress, backup your site files, manage updates and keep your website secure
    and much more

in St. Albert

Event Date: February 10, 2016 1:00 PM
Event End Date: February 10, 2016 4:00 PM
Capacity: 8
Cut off date February 09, 2016 3:00 PM
Regular rate: $245.00 | Early bird rate $195 until January 29, 2016
Location: St. Albert United Church
See more about & register here: http://mediatraininginalberta.ca

in Calgary:

Event Date: February 17, 2016 1:00 PM
Event End Date: February 17, 2016 4:00 PM
Capacity: 8
Cut off date February 16, 2016 3:00 PM
Regular rate: $245.00 | Early bird rate $195 until February 5, 2016
Location: Central United Church
See more about & register here: http://mediatraininginalberta.ca