WordPress is one of the most popular free and open source blogging and publishing platforms available today. In this “user friendly” and hands-on course you’ll learn the basics of building a blog or website for your business or pleasure—in fact, you’ll have your site up and running by the end of the class. Depending on enrollment and interest, this may become an ongoing course or users group. You should have some fundamental computer skills and a basic understanding of the Internet. The class is not designed for advanced users!
One of the best resources for students is the WordPress Help and Tutorial System… the only problem is there are a lot of them! Here are four distinct categories.
If you find the need to do a little coding, you’ll want to check out this HTML Quick List of codes… unless you’re writing code consistently you won’t remember much of it!
Many colleagues have inquired regarding the source of the animations and clip art used on this site… I’m more than satisfied and willing to recommend Presenter Media–a customer oriented and very affordable source:
I almost hate to bring it up… but there are a number of legal aspects and considerations to having a blog. I’ll admit this is a post that might make your eyes glaze over, but you could read it a little at a time:
. And note that there are some other resources for bloggers… much of the information is, however, dated–at least as far as technological information is concerned. You may want to use the information on this site as a springboard to some further research.
Note there are several resources listed right on this site’s home page…