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WordPress – Basics

WordPress – Basics

WordPressBasic WordPress training teaches you how to install and configure WordPress, how to install a theme, how to add web pages and blog posts, how to create a contact form, add menus, add widgets, and how to backup and secure your website.

class schedules

Course Schedules

Individuals
Contact us for private dates/times
Companies
Register 4 or more students for a discount – Choose one full day or two half days
registerLength: 1 full day
Price: $295

Frequently Asked Questions

frequently asked questions

  • What time does class start?
    Weekday classes start at 9am
    Weekend classes start at 10am
  • Do I need to bring a computer?
    We provide a Windows computer.
  • Do I receive a certificate?
    Yes, upon completion you will receive an attractive gold foil certificate.
  • Are there any prerequisites?
    Ability to use a mouse and a keyboard.
  • Where are you located?
    31 West 34th Street. Near Penn Station, NJ Transit, and the N, Q, R, W, B, D, F, 1, 2, 3, A, C, E trains.

About The Instructor

Glenn Harris is a Certified Technical Trainer and Adobe Master Instructor with 20 years of classroom experience. He has published many training manuals and built hundreds of websites.
certified technical trainer

WordPress Basic Outline

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  • Lesson 1: Acquire a Domain
    • Registrars
    • Privacy
  • Lesson 2: Web Hosting
    • Purpose Of A Web Host
    • Web Hosting Options
    • Type of Hosting Options
    • Disk Space Requirements
    • Data Transfer Requirements
    • Static IP Address
    • SSL
    • NameServer At Registrar
    • Setup Emails
    • Email Forwarding
  • Lesson 3: Install WordPress
    • Cpanel Install
    • FTP Install
    • SSH Install
    • Post Installation Security
  • Lesson 4: Configure WordPress
    • Log In To Back End
    • Log Out
    • Posts
    • Delete The Sample Posts
    • Add Post Categories
    • Add Post Tags
    • Delete Sample Page
    • Configuration
    • General
    • Discussion
    • Permalink
    • Plugins
    • Delete Default Plugins
    • Install Free Plugins
    • Install Paid Plugins
    • Widgets
    • WordPress Screen Options
  • Lesson 5: Themes
    • Install A Theme
    • Child Theme
    • Theme Settings
  • Lesson 6: Add Pages
    • HTML
    • Visual Mode
    • Text mode
    • Change WP Settings Static HomePage
    • Add Text
    • Headings
    • Paragraphs
    • Bulleted Lists
    • Block Quotes
    • Tables
    • Add Images
    • Upload a file to the media library
    • Link to a file on your website
    • Alt Tags, Title Tags, Captions
    • Float
    • Add Video
    • Embed Youtube
  • Lesson 7: Add Blog Posts
    • New Posts
    • Categories
    • Tags
    • Featured Image
  • Lesson 8: Contact Form
    • CGI/Perl
    • Form Tag
    • Get / Post
    • Hidden Tags
    • Subject
    • Redirect
    • Thank You Page
  • Lesson 9: Add Menus
  • Lesson 10: Final Steps
    • Change file permissions
    • Sitemap
    • Security Plugins
    • Google Analytics
    • Google Webmaster Tools
    • Google Places
    • Yelp
    • Bing
    • Backup
      • WordPress
      • Database
    • FTP