Basic Theme Configuration

Below is a list of elements found in each learning module, and a brief description of each. When creating a new module, ensure that it contains each of these elements. Description This module will take you through the basic configuration of a theme. There are many that have more complex settings, but in this instance […]

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

Categories Vs. Tags

Description This lesson plan covers the differences between categories and tags and how to apply them to posts in WordPress. You will learn how to group posts into categories and subcategories according to topic areas. You’ll also learn how to use tags to label posts with keywords. You’ll understand how WordPress organizes posts using categories and tags, providing a […]

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

Child Themes

Description In this lesson you will learn what a Child Theme is and when should you use one. The step-by-step walkthrough will give you an understanding of what a Child Theme is and how to create your own Child Theme. Testing PRS! Objectives At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: Explain […]

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

Coding Best Practices

Description Teach WordPress Coding Best Practise. Focus on good WordPress code, with semantic markup and WordPress. The principles in the lesson are valid for all code. As a sample the class will code a plugin with a “Hello World” shortcode. The plugins can display an image, and the text strings will be translation ready.   […]

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

Choosing And Installing Plugins

Description In this lesson you will learn about the almost 35,000 free plugins in the official WordPress.org Plugin Directory, as well as thousands more in the commercial space. This lesson will give you the tools needed to thoroughly evaluate, install, and choose the most appropriate plugin(s) for your site(s) along with resources on how to get help with plugins. […]

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