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SBX7327

Course
SBX7327
Course Title
Design a Business Website with WordPress

Description

If you have always wanted your own business website, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This interactive course will guide you through setting up your own website using WordPress. Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site, add widgets, drive traffic, and more.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of website design
  • Build and maintain a WordPress website for their small business
  • Edit and upload images and content to their website

Content

  1. Why WordPress
    • Getting started with websites
    • Understanding website hosting
    • Benefits of a WordPress blog-based website
    • Overview of features
    • Why and when to upgrade
  2. Designing a site
    • Your domain name / sub-domain
    • Web design tools
    • Design templates...best ones to use
    • Getting set up
  3. Adding tools and features
    • Images
    • Hyperlinks
    • Accepting Payments
    • Online Forms
    • Schedules
    • Maps

Prerequisites

No

Method of Instruction

Lecture

Evaluation

  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills:  Yes
  • Class Participation:  Yes