975 Cobb Place Blvd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
9:00 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013
Looking for an online presence, but need to learn the basics? WordPress is commonly known as the “blogging platform”, but for those in the know, it is so much more! Learn the fundamentals of WordPress as a CMS (Content Management System). We will discuss the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org as well as themes and plug-ins, choices for hosting, managing a cPanel account and establishing a website strategy. Then we will build your website!How you can benefitNo need to call someone to change your office hours, upload images, or update content. WordPress offers you the ability to maintain your own, use themes and plugins to change the look and functionality to represent your brand and services. This one day course will teach you the basics needed to set up your own site. This class will offer a premium theme template that will be installed, we will teach you how to customize it with your colors and logo, and use the special functions included in the template. And the website we create will be responsive - which means it will be viewable on tables and smartphones!What you will learn How to install WordPress on a self-hosted environmentHow to navigate your host cPanelHow to install a new themeHow to install pluginsCustomizing your theme for your businessCreating pages, posts, menus and moreAdding images and attachments to your websiteHow to navigate a premium theme options panelMuch morePrerequisite: Understanding of computers, word processing and the internet; ability to create, open and save files. Experience in uploading photos. A laptop computer with wireless access is required for this workshop. Registered attendees will receive advance instructions on hosting and domain requirements for this class. A WordPress website similar to what we will build can cost you in excess of $3000*!Class is limited to 10 attendees. Our small class size and collaborative learning environment offers the ability for each student to receive some personal attention and share ideas with others. All attendees will receive a handbook that they can use to maintain their website after the class. Other items included:Premium theme3 images from Deposit Photos to be used on their home pagecustom contact form for customer/client follow-up*A basic WordPress website development project using a premium theme framework from our company starts at $3,000.