WordPress for Business

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Part of the Digital Marketing Series

Microsoft ExcelOver 75 million websites are built with WordPress. It’s flexible, versatile, and free. In this class, you will get a hands-on introduction to the most powerful website platform 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 give you 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 and the base knowledge 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

April 4, 2018

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Lunch is on your own
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

$199


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10% discount for University of Arkansas faculty, staff and current students. To receive the discount, you must register with your uark email address and enter coupon code 'UA10' at checkout. Status will be verified and correct rate will be applied. Additional discounts do not apply.​
No refunds of the UA 10% discount, or any other discount, will be granted once registration is complete.

 

Location

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Global Campus - Rogers
3300 Market Street
Suite 402
Rogers, AR 72758


In partnership with:

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Instructors

Brad Lawless

Brad Lawless
Chief Strategy Officer
@ Modthink

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Brent Robinson

Brent Robinson
CEO/Founder
@ Modthink

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