This course can be applied toward a program:

Online: Self-paced

Learn the basics of creating a website with WordPress. Discover how to install WordPress to create and edit web pages, including adding images and text. Explore both free and premium themes to change the appearance of your website.

Learn how to extend WordPress to suit your needs with a variety of helpful plug-ins. Basic concepts of e-commerce and search engine optimization will also be discussed. This course is perfect for any small business or individual looking to get a quick start with their website or blog.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 15+ hours.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify popular domain name registrars and web hosting companies
  • Create and format pages and blog posts by category
  • Create and edit website menus
  • Evaluate and install WordPress themes
  • Evaluated and install WordPress plugins
  • Use shortcodes and widgets
  • Add images and photos to your website or blog
  • Create and edit their website or blog
  • Become familiar with WordPress and website vernacular

Modules

Module 1: What’s in a name?

Module 2: Creating your Site

Module 3: Choosing the Right Theme

Module 4: More Functionality from Plugins

Module 5: Hands-on Workshop

Evaluation Method

Graded

Prerequisites

  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials

  • High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – click here for more information
  • Windows or Mac computer (desktop or laptop)

Registration

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Course Reference Number (CRN) 93012

Instructor James Neufeld