WORDPRESS TRAINING

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WHAT IS WORDPRESS ?

WordPress is an open source tool for website making. It can be used to create a standard website for business or personal use.This course focuses on websites creation using WordPress. No previous experience is needed. This course is presented in a way to help all students, regardless of their experience.

INTRODUCTION
  • A brief history
  • More about WordPress
  • WordPress Blogs vs. Websites
  • A brief introduction to WordPress themes
  • Getting started with WordPress
HOME PAGE OF A WORDPRESS SITE
  • Finding a domain
  • Registering a domain
  • Choosing a web hosting package
  • WordPress feature through your host
INSTALLING WORDPRESS
  • How to install WordPress
  • The MySQL database
  • Uploading your files
  • The install script
  • About WordPress Release Cycles
  • Upgrading WordPress
CONTENT MANAGEMENT
  • Archiving content
  • The purpose of categories
  • Naming a category
  • Creating a new category
  • About static page parents and children
  • Permalinks
  • Dressing up links
  • Customizing links
  • Checking Links with Your Server
  • Syndicated content (RSS)
  • About Feed Readers
  • RSS options
  • RSS and Social Media
SELECTING THE RIGHT TOOLS
  • Picking a text editor
  • Picking a web browser
  • About cross-browser compatibility
  • An introduction to FTP
  • Setting up for FTP
  • Using an FTP client
  • Transferring files
  • Editing files (FTP)
  • File Permissions
IMAGE FORMATS
  • Image types and formats
  • Comparing image formats
  • About graphic design software programs
  • Raster based software
  • Vector based software
  • Image optimization
  • Image libraries
DESIGNING YOUR WORDPRESS SITE
  • Choosing a site width
  • Fixed widths
  • Fluid widths
  • Responsive Layouts
  • Columns
  • Navigation
  • Content display options
  • The Sandbox environment
THE WORDPRESS DEFAULT LAYOUT
  • About the layout and structure
  • Customizing the header image
  • Choosing a header image
  • Creating your own header image
  • Custom navigation
  • About widgets
  • Using widgets
  • Adding widgets to a sidebar or footer
  • The text widget
  • The RSS widget
  • How templates work with WordPress themes
  • Stylesheets
  • About the Main Index and The Loop
  • The different templates
  • Template tags, values, and parameters
  • Using template tags in blog posts
  • Connecting templates
  • Using more than one stylesheet
MORE ON WIDGETS AND TEMPLATE TAGS
  • Common template tags
  • Calendar
  • List pages
  • Post archives
  • Categories
  • Content types
  • More template tags
  • Adding widget areas
  • Registering widget ideas
  • Adding widget areas to template files
  • Using template files
  • Named templates
  • Template parts
  • Page templates
  • Adding support
PARENT AND CHILD THEMES
  • Understanding parent and child themes
  • Creating a child theme
  • Loading a parent theme style
  • Customizing the parent theme style
  • Using images in child theme designs
  • Edit theme structure with child themes
  • Overriding parent template files
  • Adding new template files
  • Removing template files
  • Modifying theme functions file
PREPARING A PARENT THEME
  • Creating a Custom Site
  • Getting acquainted with CSS
  • CSS Selectors
  • Classes and IDs
  • CSS properties and values
  • Changing background mage or colors
  • Adding a custom background
  • Changing the background with CSS
  • Positioning your header image using CSS
  • Repeating or scrolling background images
  • Changing theme elements
  • Adding effects
  • Setting font, color, and size
  • An introduction to basic HTML
  • Inserting images
  • Inserting links
  • Inserting lists
USING WORDPRESS AS A CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  • Creating the front page
  • Creating a static page
  • Using a static page as your front page
  • Making a blog look like a website
  • Creating blank blog pages
  • Assigning the new page as a blog page
  • Creating custom page templates
  • The default page template
  • Comparing templates
  • Using different sidebar and
  • footer templates
  • Custom styles for sticky, category, and tag posts
USING WORDPRESS PLUGINS
  • Installing plugins using the dashboard
  • Finding plugins
  • Installing and activating plugins
  • Installing plugins manually
  • Ecommerce plugins
  • Photo galleries and portfolios
  • Inserting images onto pages or into posts
  • Creating web forms using plugins
  • About Buddy Press
  • Integrating plugins with social networks
FONTS AND COLORS
  • About Color
  • The color wheel
  • The color models
  • Color schemes
  • Color combinations
  • Creating colors using codes
  • About fonts
  • Web safe fonts
  • Fonts for graphic design
  • Installing fonts on a computer
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