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Getting Started with Wordpress

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  • 16 and older
  • $200
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  • 509 7th St NW, Washington, DC
  • 7 hours

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  • $200
  • 7 hours
  • Due to the current health concerns in the greater DC area this class will temporarily be held online

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Class Description

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What you'll learn in this wordpress class:

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this workshop, 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. 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.

This workshop 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 highly recommended.

Takeaways

  • Learn the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org (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

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This workshop will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Set up information will be emailed to all participants signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) the start time.
  • Participants must be 16 years of age or older and this workshop does not include instruction beyond the secondary school level.

    Participants who complete this workshop will not receive a certificate or any other designation of completion.

    This workshop is not designed to prepare individuals to follow or pursue a trade, occupation or profession. It is not designed to improve, enhance, or add to the skills and abilities of an individual relative to occupational responsibilities or career opportunities.

    The wellbeing of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.

    Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.

    Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you'll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.

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.

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.


In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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