Use WordPress to create or convert web sites. The open source content management system is one of the largest user base worldwide. A user friendly CMS for database driven sites including membership sites and blogs. Learn how to customize WordPress to make the site "yours". Easily add and edit content, create and manage menus, edit and organize images, and manage users. Apply WordPress' search engine optimization (SEO) features to attract visitors. Topics also include WordPress syntax, the Loop, themes and child themes, developing static pages, custom post types, forms, accessibility, and using Plugins to extend WordPress functions.
File Management Skills, Working with Windows, or equivalent experience.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the MC Bookstore or online. You will need to know the ITI #(course number) and CRN# (section number) for the class you are taking in order to look up information about the textbook.
Technology update: Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.
Classroom Hours: 15