WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog.
Josh Lee will introduce WordPress, and give a general introduction on using WordPress to build effective websites without learning how to write code.
We will discuss WordPress’ strengths and reasons why you may want a WordPress site, then briefly cover some alternatives for situations where WordPress may not be the best choice. We will learn how to install and setup a new WordPress site and discuss the various services available for hosting WordPress.
After a brief lesson in WordPress vocabulary and management, we will discuss a few specific ways to optimize a WordPress website for security, SEO, and user engagement. Finally, resources will be provided for further learning on the many aspects involved in designing, building, and managing great websites with WordPress.