Blogging with WordPress
Credits: 0Catalog #47103488
The class will introduce students to the WordPress content management system capabilities and techniques by exploring the features and benefits of both WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com provides free blogs/websites. WordPress.org provides software to self-host blogs/websites. In this course, students will learn by doing; they will create a personal or business blog, using visual step-by-step instructions for creating and setting up a WordPress blog from WordPress.com. Students will gain an understanding of how to manage their blog by exploring all the tools offered by the WordPress content management system. The class will explore how to create engaging written and visual content with the WordPress content management system. Students will apply advanced procedures for self-hosted bloggers, including buying a domain, getting a web host, and installing WordPress.org. The class will investigate the benefits of self-hosting by customizing sites through use of plug-ins and themes and custom site editing.
Enrollment Requirements: None
last updated: 01:01:49 AM May 24 2013
Students have until the day before the class starts to register for online, accelerated and short-term classes. After that point, students must obtain permission from the instructor to register and will have until the last date to enroll to use the permission granted to register. For all other classes, students have until the last date to enroll if seats are available.
This is a list of classes scheduled at various Madison Area Technical College locations. For complete, up-to-date information - including availability - please search for classes through myMadisonCollege. This class is not eligible for financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information. Additional course and registration information or phone (608) 258-2301.