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Learn WordPress in 2012 at 1-Day WP Workshop on Sat, Jan 28, 2012 - RSVP Today!

  • Jan 28, 2012 · 8:30 AM
  • University Center Conference Chicago

Launch your WordPress Web-Site in 2012!

Attend 1-day WP Workshop to master WordPress and network with your peers. Expect one-on-one attention along with hands-on, interactive presentations (no PowerPoints).

Here's Some of
What You Will Learn


  • Customize your web-site with a domain name. 


  • Design your own web-site utilizing a drag and drop interface and grid system.


  • Learn to use premium plugins designed to make money online. 

See complete agenda below.


  • Laptop with Wi-Fi capability.
  • Power / Extension cord.

Workshop Presenters

  • Dante Hamilton, founder, Chicago WordPress Meetup Group.
  • Scott Winterroth, Pro Blogger and Chicago WordPress Consultant.


Getting Started with WordPress 3.3
1-Day WP Workshop

RSVP Check-In & Laptop Setup 
Please bring your own Wi-Fi enabled laptop & power cord

Welcome & Attendee Introductions

  • Bring business cards

WordPress Features & Highlights

  • Online Demo, WP Dashboard

Web Hosting & Installing WordPress via FTP

  • Hands-on, Online Demo

Morning Break - 15 Minutes

  • PM Sessions get 15-min Breaks

Themes & Uploading Content

  • Hands-on, Online Demo 

Lunch: Social Media for WordPress

  • Interactive / Demo, Q&A Session
  • Boxed Lunch, Beverages and Snacks provided.

Ecommerce: Open Online Store

  • Demo: Crowdfunding, Events, Subscriptions & Donations

SEO Checklist + SEO Report 

  • Interactive / Review / Case Study

Getting Help Fast & Resource List

Networking & Photos

Workshop End

Agenda may change based on Paid Attendee requests during Workshop.

Attendee Pricing for 1-Day WP Workshop 

  • $995.00 (includes 1 admission Advance)
  • $1,095.00 (Day of event)
  • $945.00 (groups of 2 or more - all attend same day)
  • $925.00 (Non-Profit / Government Rate, requires 501c3 Exemption Letter and/or Govt Agency Photo ID)


Parking is available across the street from University Center Conference building. Rates are affordable. No discount rate is available.

All registered attendees will check in at the 2nd floor lobby and get a name badge. Then proceed to Board Room where the 1-Day WP Workshop will take place. Follow the signs.


  • Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
  • End Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Seating is limited to 20.

Bring a WI-FI laptop or netbook and we will provide you with a Network ID and Password for access.

Contact Dante Hamilton, +1 (312) 281-4884. Or visit IWN in person if you are downtown.

See you on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

Dante Hamilton
Chicago WordPress Meetup Group
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+1 (312)[masked] Mobile/Text 

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  • Andrew B.

    email me [masked] i'll teach you for free on the weekend of your choice in a local wifi-able coffeeshop

    January 26, 2012

  • Andrew B.

    $1,000?????? Is this a F@%ing joke!? fyi all this can be learned by spending 15 minutes googling 'how to wordpress'

    January 26, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    a grand for one day of free software?
    R-I-P O-F-F!

    January 23, 2012

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