Customizer: Site Icons And Logo

Description In this lesson you will learn what is a site icon, where they are displayed and how to add one. You’ll also learn how to add custom icons to your site. Objectives After completing this lesson, you will be able to: Identify what a site icon is and where it appears Add a custom site […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Customizer: Header And Background Images

Description Many WordPress themes allow you to customize the appearance of your website by setting a header and background image. Using the Theme Customizer, you can easily preview the look and feel of using header and background images across your website, and then save the settings as you decide to use them. Prerequisite Skills To learn and […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Introduction To Common Plugins

Description In this lesson you will learn how plugins add functionality to your website. There are various plugins that can be used for: social media, backup, analytics, security, caching, etc. These plugins can benefit your WordPress site. Objective After completing this lesson, you will be able to: Describe the benefits of installing the various Plugins on your site. […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Managing Comments

Description In this lesson you will learn how your readers can communicate through comments and how to manage those comments on your WordPress site.   Objectives After going through this lesson, students will be able to: Locate and change the status of comments left on their site. Prerequisite Skills You will be better equipped to work […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Introduction To CSS

Description In this lesson you will learn about CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) and how it is the code that determines how your web pages will look. CSS defines elements such as layout, colors and fonts. In this walkthrough you will learn what CSS is and how to use CSS selectors and styles with a WordPress […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Local Install

Description In this lesson you will learn how to install WordPress locally on your own computer. Objectives After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: Download, install, and configure MAMP. Start MAMP servers. Create a database. Download and install WordPress. Target Audience Who is this lesson intended for? What interests/skills would they bring? Choose all […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Managing Media

Description This lesson plan discusses the various ways that WordPress Media Manager handles media. In this lesson plan you will learn how to upload and insert image files, document files, audio files and video files.  You will also learn how to re-size, format, link and include these media files into your posts and pages. Prerequisite Skills A basic […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Conditional Tags

Description In this lesson you will learn how conditional tags allow you to display unique content on a page depending on the conditions the page matches. This means you can have a block of content that only shows up on the home page and not on other pages. In this lesson you’ll learn how to […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Content Editor Overview

Description In this lesson you will learn how to structure and format content for the web in the WordPress Content Editor for pages and posts. The editor uses a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) toolbar that is similar to word processing software and text editing applications. You don’t need to understand HTML code […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration

Custom Post Types

Description In this module, you’ll learn about custom post types, what they are, when you should use them and how to create your owns to enhance your WordPress site. Objectives At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: Define custom post types in WordPress, Identify when and how should custom post types be […]

  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Audience: Developers
  • Level: Beginning
  • Type of Instruction: Presentation, Demostration