WordpressBasicsTraining

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Welcome to Wordpress Basics Training

Celebrate Learning Week @ UBC October 27th, 2009

WordPress Basics 1 Training Guide

Session Description

Did you know that there are many big companies and academic institutions that use WordPress for their webspace? - eBay, Yahoo, Harvard Law School, MIT, Ford, Wall Street Journal, Sony – this list goes on! If you plan to start your own webspace, the best choice for a blog application would be WordPress! This beginner hands-on workshop will introduce you to Wordpress’ rich set of features including composing and formatting posts and pages, adding images and media, selecting themes, privacy settings, and much more!

Facilitators

Emily Renoe - emily.renoe [at] ubc.ca + 1 604 822 0836

Catherine Paul - catherine.paul [at] ubc.ca +1 604 827 5650

Find out more at: [www.elearning.ubc.ca]











Agenda

  • Intros and Objectives (10 mins)
  • Examples (10 mins)
  • Activity 1: The Purpose of Your Site (15 mins) File:Define Site Purpose.pdf
  • Activity 2: Hands-on (75 mins)
  • Wrap up and questions (10 mins)

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this WordPress workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define a webspace philosophy and purpose
  • Create a basic webspace
  • Create and add pages and posts
  • Understand the different between categories and tags
  • Add images and multimedia
  • Customize the appearance of the webspace with themes and widgets

Our Slides and Handouts

Resources

License

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