This course gives an introduction to the basic foundations of running a WordPress site. This includes navigating the dashboard and interface, creating pages and posts, user accounts and roles, comment management and settings, customizing the look of your WordPress site with menus, widgets and themes, plugins and site maintenance.
This course is kept simple to get you up and running quickly. The author shares and demonstrates using online resources available for free to expand deeper into WordPress topics.
Instructor: Peter Ritter
What am I going to get from this course?
- Understand what is WordPress
- Log in and navigate the application
- Create posts
- Create pages
- View and manage content
- Work with user accounts and roles
- Understand content management and settings
- Change appearance
- Work with plugins
- Site maintenance
Prerequisites and Target Audience
What will students need to know or do before starting this course?
Access to a hosted WordPress site (admin role access). A strong understanding of web-based terms and how websites work. Basic HTML skills.
Who should take this course? Who should not?
Individuals looking to understand the basics of WordPress to get them up and started quickly. Individuals that are looking for an overview to get them started.
Student Data Files
Module 2: What is WordPress?
From Blogs to CMS - A Popular Choice
Wordpress, Wordpress.org, Wordpress.com
Module 3: Getting Started
Getting Started - Logging into Your Site
Posts vs. Pages
Adding an Image Gallery
Adding YouTube Videos
Restoring and Comparing Versions
Creating a New Page
Parent and Sub Pages and Page Templates
Module 6: Viewing and Managing Content
All Posts and Pages
Quick and Bulk Edit
Module 7: User Accounts and Roles
Adding a New User and User Roles
Module 8: Comment Management and Settings
Front Page - Static or Posts
Adding New Themes
Module 11: Site Maintenance
Suggest Security Plugins