University Marketing & Communications

March 11, 2013

New Class: WordPress 101

By Mindy Messenger

Our first ever Web Team class will be Tuesday, April 2nd and is titled “WordPress 101.” Priority for this class is given to users of our hosted WordPress install. Read below for class details and to register.


WordPress 101

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Time: 10 AM to noon
Location: UW Tower, Nebula Training Room (Room 3103, O Building)
Registration: Space is limited, use the form below to guarantee a spot

Syllabus

In this class, you will learn the basics to maintaining your UW WordPress site. The topics we will cover are:

  1. The WordPress Dashboard
  2. How to create and edit a post
  3. How to create and edit a page
  4. Basic text formatting
  5. Differences between categories and tags
  6. Managing comments
  7. Sidebar widgets
  8. Adding photos and image galleries
  9. Embedding video
  10. Customizing menus

This two-hour class will consist of a live demonstration, group Q&A, and individual hands-on practice. Members of the Web Team will be available for questions and one-on-one help during the practice session.

Class attendees will have access to a test site so they can learn and explore without fear of making mistakes on their current site.


Priority for this class is given to users of our hosted WordPress install.