WordPress Jumpstart: Build with WordPress Class [Beginners]

Join us for a career building workshop aimed at beginners who wish to build their first website for both personal and business uses.

If you're trying to start a blog, please read the information at the bottom of this page.

WordPress Instructor: Scott Winterroth

When: Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 10AM - 3:30PM

Where: 9 W. Washington, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602

Tickets: $199 advance rate

Class Size: Not to exceed 5 students

Details: If you’re looking to enhance your online presence, either for yourself or for your business, our WordPress Jumpstart Workshop is perfect for you . This session teaches the very basics of getting your self-hosted WordPress website and blog up-and-running on the internet using your own .com domain name and hosting account. The instructor, Scott Winterroth, will walk you through, step-by-step, the actions you need to take. You will walk away from this class with a fully working, professionally installed, WordPress website ready to use and confidence in managing your own site.

  • Purchasing a .com domain name
  • Configuring your FTP and Hosting Options
  • Understanding WordPress Open Source
  • WP Install Walkthrough
  • Learn the WordPress Language
  • Creating Posts and Pages
  • Integrating with social media
  • Getting your site into search engines
  • Understanding images and your website
  • Setting up Google Analytics
  • WordPress Entrepreneurship


This class is $199 in advance.


If you are trying to build a blog or covert an existing blog to WordPress, Please Read the following:

Front & Social Chicago loves blogging! We have created a special accelerator program just for starters that are looking to create, or convert, a blog with WordPress.

Applicants of this program may receive some or all of their training at no charge.  To learn more, visit our Chicago Blog Accelerator Application.


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