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Course Details Summary
Provide an introduction to WordPress. Setup WordPress on a web host. Complete overview of the WordPress admin dashboard and how to use WordPress. Learn how to install 3rd party plugins and themes.
· some web experience.
· have own laptop
Course Content Hour 1:
1. Course Agenda
2. Choosing a web host
3. Installing WordPress
4. WordPress Directory Structure
5. WordPress Database Structure
6. Managing the WordPress Admin Dashboard
7. Hour 1, Q & A
1. Installing 3rd party Themes and Plugins
2. Theme Frameworks
3. SEO Plugins
4. Photo Plugins
5. Security Plugins
6. BuddyPress & bbPress
7. Premium Plugins
8. Exercise – Create your own website with various plugins
1. Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
2. Hooks & Filters
3. WordPress Multisite
4. Autonomy of a plugin
5. Exercise: Build a basic plugin
6. Wrap-up and final Q & A
About The Instructor:
Brian Messenlehner, a former software developer for the United States Marine Corps, has an extensive background in building custom web applications from the ground up with mostly Microsoft and Oracle based technologies. In 2001, Brian co-founded WebDevStudios.com, a freelance web development shop, with another US Marine, Brad Williams.
In early 2008 Brian and Brad took don WebDevStudios full time. They shifted focus to open source web platforms built with PHP and MySQL such as WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.
By 2013, WebDevStudios.com has become a fully distributed development and design shop with 3 partners, Brian, Brad and Lisa Sabin-Wilson. WDS has 13 employees and works exclusively with WordPress building custom plugins, themes, Multisite networks, BuddyPress social networks, web applications and hybrid mobile applications. Brian and the team at WDS have more than a few very customized WordPress builds, themes and plugins under their belt and have been working with WordPress for over 6 years.
Brian speaks at various WordPress conferences across the world and is the co-author of “Building Web Apps with WordPress” by O'Reilly Media. His book is about using WordPress as an Application Framework.
Brian enjoys learning about new technology and believes open source software like WordPress is the key to successful cost effective web solutions in any situation.