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Introduction to WordPress for Teens and Adults

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Introduction to WordPress for Teens and Adults

June 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$50.00 – $150.00

Learn how to setup and manage a self-hosted WordPress site. This class is a great intro for anybody interested in running a self-hosted WordPress installation. This class is for ages 14 and up. A very limited number of younger students might be able to attend with instructor approval and/or a parent to help them.

Duration: This session runs 6-8pm on Thursdays, for 3 weeks (6/2, 6/9, & 6/16) for a total of 6 hours.

Prerequistes: You must know how to download and install software, extract a ZIP archive, and use a web browser. Basic knowledge of web hosting and databases is also very helpful.

Outline

  • Finding Hosting
  • Installing and Configuring WordPress
  • Creating and Managing Content
  • Working with Menus
  • Using Themes and Widgets
  • Using Plug-ins
  • Managing Users

Setup

If you plan to follow along with the exercises during class, which we very highly recommend, you can either use one of our computers, or install the appropriate software on your computer before class begins. For this class you will need:

  • WAMP or MAMP
  • A copy of the latest WordPress files, unzipped and placed in the web root directory on your computer
  • A MySQL database named wordpress
  • A copy of the course files; you’ll receive a link to them once your course registration has been approved.

Having trouble with the setup? Make sure you contact us before class is scheduled to begin! If you’re attending the class in Crofton, come at least 30 minutes early if you need some help with setting up your computer.

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Introduction to WordPress for Teens and Adults - May 5 - Online
Can't make it out to Crofton for class? Watch from anywhere in the world, either in real-time or when it's more convenient. You will be able to ask questions and get feedback during class, just like the folks attending in-person.
$ 50.00
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Introduction to WordPress for Teens and Adults - May 5 - BYOC
Bring your own computer, to use in our computer lab. Make sure you install the required software before class begins!
$ 150.00
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Introduction to WordPress for Teens and Adults - May 5 - Windows Computer
Use one of our computers, in the computer lab, for the class.
$ 150.00
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Details

Date:
June 2, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$50.00 – $150.00
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Organizer

Chrissy Rey

Venue

Pongos Interactive
2141 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite 8
Crofton, MD 21114 United States
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Phone:
(301) 789-1815
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