4.90C Introduction to WordPress with SiteControl

Marketing / Sales

Summary

Helping you gain the most from your website investment is a major goal of this class and your instructors will facilitate that achievement.  You will learn the basics of WordPress, the open-source platform that utilizes our SiteControl plug-in.  This software delivers a powerful website you can maintain with no html or code knowledge required.

This course covers basic WordPress-based website management along with cu-specific features of our SiteControl plug-in and basic steps you can take to keep your site updated, well organized and visually appealing.

Audience

CU*Answers web services WordPress and SiteControl clients.

Objectives

By the end of this course, students will have:

  • Discussed their web strategies with other students
  • Explored how WordPress with SiteControl can power their website and achieve the goals for their website
  • Examined the potential to leverage the power of open-source to deliver a dynamic web experience through this dynamic platform
  • Reviewed best practices and recommended steps toward managing their well designed site.

Topics

  • What is WordPress?
  • WordPress as a content management system
  • Pages versus posts
  • Page mash
  • Categories
  • Widgets and sidebars
  • Satellite rateboard
  • Electronic forms (gravity forms)
  • Best practices

Course Offerings Schedule

Future times and dates are to be determined.