320 Railroad Ave, Loveland, CO
WordPress Basics is a 4-hour workshop Part 1: The Absolute Basics
• What is WordPress?
• Publishing Platform
• WordPress.com vs. WordPress. org
• Core / Plugins / Themes
• Hosting: Regular / WP Managed / WordPress.com
• Pages & Posts
• Settings Overview
Part 2: Themes and Theme-ing - Making it look GOOD.
• 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)
• Compromises - unsearchable in local search (not SEO)
• Frameworks - for developers, but powerful!
Part 3: Extending Functionality with 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
Setup and get hands on experience. We will help with any hurdles you may come across the way. Cost: $100.00
Instructors: Gordon Seirup and Jess Quig
Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.