Class Schedule

Chicago WordPress Workshop 101 Course Outline

  • What is HTML and how does it create websites?
  • Understanding file formats such as JPG, GIF, and PNG to import into your website.
  • Comprehending how Search Engines find web pages.
  • Understanding the difference between Static and Dynamic web pages.
  • What is WordPress and how is it different from Adobe Dreamweaver?
  • How is a Blog different from a website?
  • Why use WordPress for Blogs and web pages?
  • How does WordPress use HTML?
  • About Search Engines.
  • WordPress for Mobile Devices.
  • Choosing a Domain Name
  • Ensuring Search Engines can see your site.
  • Using the behind the scenes interface where your settings and content are stored.
  • The different tools and navigation to create your Blog or Webpage.
  • Modifying settings and adding taglines.
  • Uploading main images.
  • Using the behind the scenes interface where your settings and content are stored.
  • The different tools and navigation to create your Blog or Webpage.
  • Modifying settings and adding taglines.
  • Uploading main images.
  • Deciding what topic to use for a blog.
  • What are Widgets and how you can customize your Blog by incorporating them?
  • Blogrolls and using the Links Widget.
  • Creating headlines and body content.
  • Using the Visual Editor to see a more friendly interface.
  • Adding links to your blog.
  • Publishing your blog post.
  • Editing already published blogs.
  • Using the Image icon to incorporate JPG, GIF or PNG files.
  • Adding captions, Titles, and links to graphics.
  • Adding video to your blog via YouTube.
  • Adding tags to your blog posting.
  • What kind of word combinations are effective?
  • Viewing the “Tag Surfer.”
  • Why comments and sharing are important.
  • Viewing Blog Stats.

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