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.