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Getting Started with Wordpress

at General Assembly - Penn Quarter

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Penn Quarter
509 7th St NW 3rd Fl
At E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

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:

Important Note about Online Classes: Registered students will be notified 48 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom webinar and Slack messaging apps. Registration for this class will close 48 hours prior to class start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.



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.


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

  • 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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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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