Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

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Course
Create Your Own WordPress Website
Name
SEF-3001N1
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Small business owners, entrepreneurs or anyone who wants to create their own website.
Description
This class walks students through the complete process of creating a website, from purchasing a domain name to building the site with WordPress, populating it with content, and understanding how to maintain it. Students will leave the course with a completely-functional website for their business.
Course Objectives
  1. Write a statement of purpose for their website.
  2. Secure a domain name.
  3. Sign up for hosting services and/or WordPress.com account
  4. Create a WordPress website.
  5. Understand what widgets and plugins are and how they are used.
  6. Upload media to site (images, videos).
  7. Understand how to maintain a WordPress website.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction to WordPress and considerations for creating a website.
  2. Creating a statement of purpose and website's identity
  3. Determining website content
  4. Choosing a platform, domain name, and hosting service.
  5. Installing WordPress on a hosting account
  6. Changing WordPress settings
  7. How to add users/administrators.
  8. Choosing a theme.
  9. What media is and why size matters.
  10. Adding content like pages, posts, links, images, and video.
  11. Creating and editing menus.
  12. Selecting and installing widgets..
  13. Installing and using plugins.
  14. Adding security to the WordPress website
Contact Hours
6
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
• A working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
• Basic knowledge of how to use image editing software.
• Comfortable using the Internet.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Small business owners, entrepreneurs or anyone who wants to create their own website.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Katie Gailes
919-335-1004