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WordPress Class in New York on October 5, 2016 Introduction

WordPress Training Class - Introduction

Wed, Oct 5 2016 to Thu, Oct 6 2016
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training New York City
American Graphics Institute AGI Training New York
21 W 46th St.
New York NY 10036

This WordPress training class is for those managing or creating content on WordPress sites. This WordPress course is helpful for those with no previous WordPress training, as it provides a solid foundation and best-practices for using and maintaining a Wordpress site. This course starts with the essentials of a WordPress site setup, covers how to add text, images and multimedia, as well as how to format both the content and pages. How to add pages, posts, links are also covered along with fundamentals of administering WordPress sites. This includes creating and managing users and essential WordPress settings. The essentials of WordPress themes are covered, including how to make adjustments to the default appearance. Learn WordPress in this course which occurs monthly and is available as a live in-person course with the instructor in the same classroom or a live online class. If you have a group or organization that needs to learn WordPress, this class can also be delivered on-site at your location and tailored to your specific needs.

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WordPress Training Course Course Topics

Getting started with WordPress

  • Installing WordPress
  • Custom installation
  • One-click installation
  • Logging in to WordPress

Exploring the WordPress dashboard

  • Screen options
  • Customizing your dashboard
  • Editing your profile
  • Logging out

Updating your WordPress installation

  • Updating WordPress, plugins, and themes

Posts in WordPress

  • Difference between posts and pages
  • Creating a new post
  • Using the editor
  • Visual editor
  • HTML editor
  • Adding media
  • Inserting a gallery
  • Full screen editing
  • Autosave
  • Categories
  • Tags
  • Using custom fields
  • Previewing, publishing, and saving drafts
  • Editing an existing post
  • Quick edit
  • Deleting a post
  • Viewing a post
  • Changing the status of a post
  • Changing the visibility of a post
  • Permalinks and shortlinks

Using Media in WordPress

  • The library
  • Scaling and cropping images in WordPress
  • Media metadata
  • Uploading media
  • Seeing where media is being used

Adding Links in WordPress

  • Adding links
  • Link categories

Pages in WordPress

  • Adding, editing, and deleting pages
  • Page attributes
  • Parent pages
  • Templates
  • Ordering pages

WordPress Comments

  • Enabling and disabling comments
  • Setting default behaviors for comments
  • Viewing comment
  • Comment approval process
  • Dealing with spam
  • Deleting comments

WordPress Themes and Appearance

  • Managing themes
  • Installing themes
  • Widgets
  • Menus
  • Appearance Editor
  • Editing the CSS files

WordPress Plugins

  • What are plugins?
  • Finding plugins
  • Installing plugins
  • Activating and deactivating plugins
  • Editing plugin settings
  • Deleting plugins

Users

  • Adding, editing, and deleting users
  • User roles and permissions

Tools

  • Available tools
  • Importing content from another site
  • Exporting your WordPress data

WordPress Settings

  • General settings
  • Changing the site title and tagline
  • Changing your URL
  • Using a different homepage
  • Updating the admin email address
  • Changing time zones
  • Date/Time formats

Writing settings

  • Changing the post box size
  • Using emoticons
  • Changing the default post and link categories
  • Post to your site via email
  • Remote publishing

Reading settings

  • Changing default page behaviors

Discussion settings

  • Default article and comment settings
  • Comment moderation settings

Media settings

  • Image sizing
  • Embedding media
  • Changing the default folder for uploaded files

Privacy settings

  • Permalink settings
  • Photo Album configuration

Must have WordPress plugins

Exploring the default WordPress theme

Customizing the WordPress theme

American Graphics InstituteAGI Training New York
21 W 46th St
New York, NY
10036
USA
(212) 922-1206
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