Introduction to Using WordPress Workshop

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Seattle Public Library-Central Library

1000 4th Ave · Seattle, WA

How to find us

We will be in Room 1 on the 4th floor.

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Interested in using WordPress or just need a refresher? This is the workshop for you. This is an introduction to using WordPress for complete beginners.

This is a hands-on workshop, so bring your laptop. You’ll be working on a live sandbox site where you can create and edit content in a safe environment building skills you can take back to your WordPress website.

Things we will cover:

- How to log in
- Overview of the Admin area
- Overview of Themes
- Overview of Plugins
- Widget areas - what they are and how to edit them
- Creating your first blog post
- Creating a new page
- Adding the new page to your navigation menu
- Editing content
- Adding images to your posts and pages
- Maintaining your WordPress website
- And more

Your instructor is Kelli Wise. She has been using WordPress to build websites for over 10 years. She is a WordPress web designer and educator working to help small business owners and nonprofits be successful on the web. She is active in her local WordPress community and a regular speaker at meetups and WordCamps. Before becoming a web developer, Kelli was an electrical engineer designing hardware for computers. You can find her on twitter @kelliawise.

This event is on Sunday, October 13th at the Downtown Seattle Library, 4th Floor, Room 1, from 1pm to 4pm.

Coffee, treats, and WordCamp water bottles will be provided.