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Let's learn about WordPress!

This workshop is geared toward beginners & Do-it-Yourselfers. This is not intended for developers, it is for regular human beings!

This is a great series for anyone who wants to create & manage their own WordPress site and would like some hands-on help getting started and skipping common pitfalls and mistakes.

Part I: The Absolute Basics
-What is WordPress?
-Blog
-CMS
-Publishing Platform
-WordPress.com vs. WordPress. org
-Core / Plugins / Themes
-Hosting: Regular / WP Managed / WordPress.com
-Pages & Posts
-Media
-Widgets
-Menus
-Settings Overview

Part II: Themes
-Theme Overview
-Theme bloat: What can they do vs. What should they do
-Free vs. Paid themes
-How to pick a good theme
-Drag & Drop themes (& plugins)

Part III: Plugins
-Plugin Overview - what are they?
-Free vs. Paid Plugins
-Paid: One-time vs. Subscription costs
-How to choose a good plugin
-User ratings in repo
-Active Installs
-Version & Release History
-Most Recent Release
-My favorite plugins - free & paid

Part IV: Workshop
-We'll give you hands-on help with whatever you're working on!

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