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Getting Started With Wordpress

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Course Details
$99 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Eastern Time

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Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Kara Hanninen

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

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’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking polished and professional. Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to update and maintain it using the WordPress dashboard, as well as common problems and pitfalls to avoid. Plus you’ll find out how to customize your site to get the exact look you’re going for.

  • Learn the differences between and (self-hosted site)
  • Create and update content (pages, blog entries, photos etc) in WordPress quickly and efficiently
  • Discover different themes, what they are, where to get them, and how to customize them
  • Master plugins, widgets and settings
Prereqs & Preparation:
This is a beginner to intermediate course which is designed to be helpful to those who have never seen WordPress before or those who have been using WordPress but without a formal understanding of the mechanics behind it. Some basic knowledge of navigating websites is the only requirement. Bring a paper and pen or a laptop to take good notes. Bring good questions. This class is a broad overview with time for answers on each topic.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Eastern Time Kara Hanninen 1 $99
8:00pm - 11:00pm Eastern Time Kara Hanninen 1 $99
12:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time Kara Hanninen 1 $99
12:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time Kara Hanninen 1 $99
8:00pm - 11:00pm Eastern Time Kara Hanninen 1 $99

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Question from Kerry O.
Do we need to set up a domain before class? Thank you.--Kerry
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Hi Kerry! Having a domain is not necessary. Hope this helps!

Reviews of Classes at General Assembly (2,574)

(2574 Reviews)
Getting Started With Wordpress
Reviewed by Anonymous on 9/13/2019
The class was great. The instructor taught us so much and answered any questions we had. Would definitely come back for another class!
Getting Started With Wordpress
Reviewed by Brian F. on 7/26/2019
Nate did an excellent job at teaching the fundamentals of Wordpress. He stayed after class to assist with my blog.
Getting Started With Wordpress
Reviewed by Parbatee Y. on 1/22/2020
Getting Started With Wordpress
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/5/2019
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