WordPress 101

This is a beginner's WordPress overview that teaches students how to setup and manage a basic, self-hosted WordPress website. The course covers the following: -What is WordPress? Choosing a host & Installing WordPress -Overview of the Dashboard and editors; publishing your first post -Selecting, installing, tweaking a theme -Managing Pages, Custom menus, and moderating comments -Plugins - installing, activating, using; overview of Jetpack plugin and features, overview of other popular plugins and how to use -Adding/managing picture galleries, video, and sound -Working with multiple authors & contributors -Promoting your site & analyzing statistics, basic SEO for Wordpress
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Session Tracks (NERDSummit 2014)

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Clint Warren is the founder of Illuminate WP and Stacked Agency. He is the lead organizer for WordCamp Connecticut, co-organizer of WordPress Stamford and WordPress New Haven Meetup groups, and vice president of Westport Entrepreneurs.