WordPress Fundamentals

$2,500.00 $500.00

WordPress is a free open source blogging tool and content management system.   WordPress can be used to create a traditional blogging site; however, it can also be used to create a standard website for business or personal use.   This course focuses on creating websites using WordPress.  No previous experience is needed.  This course is structured in a way to help all students, regardless of their experience, learn WordPress.

Students will learn how to:

  •  Set up a domain and hosting account
  •  Set up a MySQL database on their server
  •  Install WordPress on the MySQL database
  •  Plan their website by choosing color schemes, fonts, layouts, and more
  •  Search for themes in WordPress
  •  Select, install, and activate a theme
  •  Add posts to their website
  •  Create website pages
  •  Add images, photo galleries, and more
  •  Create tags for SEO and categories to organize their posts
  •  Use WordPress as a content management system (CMS)
  •  Use widgets and plugins
  •  Create an ecommerce site
  •  Integrate WordPress with social media
  •  And more

Each lesson covers a different aspect of WordPress and contains sections to teach students what they need to know.   Step-by-step instructions, along with screenshots and demonstrations, make learning to use WordPress a breeze.  By the end of the course, all students will be able to successfully create their own customized website using the information they’ve learned.

Course Requirements

You should have a high school reading level and be competent in basic computer usage and terminology.


8 weeks, 1-2 classes per week.


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