This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know on how to setup and customize WordPress, as well as demonstrate how content choices affect SEO. No previous experience with WordPress or website development necessary!
This workshop will show you how to:
In this session, we introduced everyone, discussed the freedom and flexibility that comes with using WordPress as a website platform, purchased domain names, ordered hosting and looked at online resources for learning more about WordPress.
Learn how to setup WordPress from scratch.
In this session we connect the hosting space to the domain and beging to install WordPress.
We take a tour of the WordPress dashboard including
We cover how to create your first blog post and the formatting options available.
Then explore WordPress themes and what to look for in the right theme for your business or company.
Next we install essential and important plugins.
Finally we explore SEO strategies to boost search engine results for your blog
In this final session, we take a look at the websites created by students in this workshop and explore how to extend the power of WordPress using themes and plugins to convert WordPress to an online shopping destination, a photo gallery, a membership site and more.
We'll also cover your options to keep your WordPress install healthy and secure:
Adria’s mission — to make technology accessible — has kept her in demand as a speaker at blogging and technology conferences across the country. She has spoken at SXSW, Blogworld, BlogHer, Blogalicous, and Wordcamps.