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Customize Your WordPress Site ( Level 2)

at Digital Workshop Center - Fort Collins

Course Details
$349 16 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Mar 16, 6:00pm - Mar 18, 9:00pm (2 sessions)

Fort Collins
324 Remington St
Btwn E Olive & Magnolia Streets
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this wordpress training:

Learn how to customize your WordPress site to to fit your business

Once you know how to use WordPress, your goals start to change. You know how to do the basics: publish posts, create pages, show them in menus, and get the whole thing working. But there are tons of things you’re struggling with: how to change the size or color of a page element, how to add a calendar to your site, or make the SEO tweaks to get the results you want.

That’s where this class comes in.  In Customize your WordPress site you will learn how to get an awesome site with cool features that you dream of. While we promise no miracles, we’re pretty good at this WordPress thing, and can direct you to the how and why of really changing your whole game with WordPress. We’ll point you towards the right plugins, explain the depths and breadth of customizing themes, and way more.

Class Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the Customize Your WordPress Site class, students will learn:

Session 1: Review and Visual Customization

  • Review WordPress as a Content Management System
  • Customizing Appearance — Customizer in Depth
  • Using the customizer default panels themselves to do things
  • Set a Site Icon (Favicon)
  • Create and Edit a Menu
  • Create and edit a widget area in the customizers
  • Using the “Additional CSS” Area
  • What’s CSS? HTML? How do they interact?
  • Theme Marketplaces
  • Custom Theme Development

Session 2: The Power of Plugins

    • Plugin Overview
    • What are plugins, what are some popular plugins, what’s the “plugin repository”
    • How to decide if a plugin is “good”, and why “good” matters
    • Premium Plugins + “Extensions”: where they fit in
    • Using popular plugins such as backups, caching, security, under construction, redirection, Yoast SEO & Analytics, Jetpack, WooCommerce & more
    • Using Gutenberg vs Classic Editor


Beginners Wordpress or equivalent knowledge.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy

  • Students not accepted to the school are entitled to all monies paid. 
  • Students who cancel this contract by notifying us within three (3) business days are entitled to a full refund of all tuition and fees paid. 
  • Students, who withdraw after three (3) business days, but before the commencement of classes, are entitled to a full refund of all tuition paid except the maximum cancellation charge of $150.00 or 25% of the contract price, whichever is less. In the case of students withdrawing after the commencement of classes, the school will retain a cancellation charge plus a percentage of tuition and fees, which is based on the percentage of contact hours attended. 
  • The refund is based on the official date of termination or withdrawal.

If you would like to cancel or transfer a class, please write to [email protected]


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Wed, Mar 18 6:00pm - 9:00pm TBD

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