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Wordpress Fundamentals 101

at General Assembly - Santa Monica

Course Details
$45 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Santa Monica, Beach Cities
1520 2nd St
Btwn Broadway & Colorado Ave
Santa Monica, California 90401
A Computer will not be provided
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Jose Cervantes

What you'll learn in this wordpress training:

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, you will learn about the basics of what WordPress is, such as what is the difference between and And which should you get started with in order to build your website?

You will also learn about the technical requirements you'll need to get your website online, such as how to obtain a website domain and choose a website hosting service.

Lastly, you'll get a walk-through of a fresh WordPress installation so that you could see how easy it is to publish your first page or blog article.

  • Learn about what WordPress is and how you can use it to build a website
  • Learn the differences between and (self-hosted site)
  • Discover best practices for getting your website domain and web hosting company
  • Explore the WordPress back-end and see how easy it is to publish and create a website
  • Understand WordPress terms such as widgets, plugins and themes
Prereqs & Preparation
This is a beginner course which is designed to be helpful to who who have never seen WordPress before or those who have used WordPress but without a formal understanding of it. 

Students are required to bring their own laptop for note-taking and a couple of hands-on exercises. Apart from that, we ask that you have a basic familiarity with navigating websites and the internet, nothing more! Come prepared with questions! This is an excellent opportunity to get all of your WordPress questions answered as the class is a broad overview with time for answers on each topic.
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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Wordpress Fundamentals 101
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/26/2019
I wasn’t exactly sure what would be covered as the Word Press course track is oddly named... but I learned enough to get what I needed to get started.
Wordpress Fundamentals 101
Reviewed by John C. on 11/26/2018
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