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Lunchtime Lesson: Starting Fresh With WordPress Websites

Thinking about starting a new blog or business website? coWORKer Mike VanWinkle will teach us how to start setting up a new WordPress site.

• The advantages and limitations of WordPress

• How to get started- domain names, hosting, etc.

• Where to find good templates and what to look for

• Vocabulary defined- plugins, widgets, projects, pages, posts and more.

Feel free to bring a bag lunch.

$5 suggested donation at the door – help us keep the lights on and keep great programs coming your way!  (WORK Members free)

Mike Van Winkle is a web engineer living in Petaluma. Once a writer and policy analyst, he’s now deeply in the throws of a love affair with linux, PHP, WordPress and other open source technologies. He works full time as a Techops Engineer for WP Engine, a high-performance WordPress platform company, based in Austin, TX, and has spoken at WordCamps in Denver and Chicago. www.mikevanwinkle.com

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  • Judy R.

    Good for a brief overview of Word Press options. Thanks.

    February 14, 2014

  • Byron H.

    Too many broken things and broken suppliers. All my free time is being used to fix them.

    February 14, 2014

  • Maggie H.

    Wish I could make it. I'm admin to two Wordpress sites and could use a lesson. Gotta take the dog to get his stitches out that day. All day. Have fun!

    February 8, 2014

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