WordPress for Business

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Microsoft ExcelOver 75 million websites are built with WordPress. It’s flexible, versatile, and free. Get a hands-on introduction to one of the most powerful website platforms on the Internet. We’ll go step-by-step through setting up WordPress, showing you how to install the software, configuring it for speed, and extending it with plugins. We’ll offer tips for making your website easy to use and smartphone/tablet friendly. We’ll cover optimization, backing up, and maintaining your website. We’ll go through securing WordPress and keeping it up-to-date. When you are done, you will have a secure WordPress foundation to begin building your own professional and functional website.

Course Topics

You will leave the course with a basic understanding of:

  • WordPress tools, themes and plugins
  • Installing and configuring WordPress
  • Navigating the admin dashboard
  • Adding and managing users, passwords, and permissions
  • Configuring comments and anti-spam measures
  • Using widgets, menus, and sidebars
  • Finding and selecting customization plugins
  • Securing WordPress from hackers
  • Using sitemaps and redirections
  • Basic SEO best practices
  • The WordPress theming system
  • Where to find themes and editing tools
  • Installing, configuring, and customizing themes
  • Adding advanced features with widgets and plugins
  • Finding add-ons that are safe and reliable
  • How to update themes and plugins
  • How to add your logos and colors to your website


The next offering of this course is not yet scheduled, but we can notify you when it is.

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8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Brent RobinsonBrent Robinson

@ Modthink