Course Description

WordPress is a free open source blogging tool and content management system. WordPress can be used to create a traditional blogging site; however, it can also be used to create a standard website for business or personal use.   This course focuses on creating websites using WordPress.  No previous experience is needed.  This course is structured in a way to help all students, regardless of their experience, learn WordPress. 

Students will learn how to:

·    Set up a domain and hosting account

·    Set up a MySQL database on their server

·    Install WordPress on the MySQL database

·    Plan their website by choosing color schemes, fonts, layouts, and more

·    Search for themes in WordPress

·    Select, install, and activate a theme

·    Add posts to their website

·    Create website pages

·    Add images, photo galleries, and more

·    Create tags for SEO and categories to organize their posts

·    Use WordPress as a content management system (CMS)

·    Use widgets and plugins

·    Create an ecommerce site

·    Integrate WordPress with social media

·    Customize a WordPress site using PHP, CSS, and HTML

·    And more.

Each lesson covers a different aspect of WordPress and contains sections to teach students what they need to know.   Step-by-step instructions, along with screenshots and HD video demonstrations, make learning to use WordPress a breeze.  By the end of the course, all students will be able to successfully create their own customized and effective website using the information they've learned.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what WordPress is and what it can do for you.
  • Identify the right tools for the job.
  • Demonstrate installing and setting up for WordPress.
  • Demonstrate graphics and images usage.
  • Demonstrate fonts and colors usage.
  • Demonstrate planning the layout of your website and selecting a theme.
  • Demonstrate adding content to a WordPress theme.
  • Demonstrate WordPress plugins use.
  • Demonstrate using templates in WordPress.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 1 points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 9 Exam 9 points
Lesson 10 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 10 Exam 9 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
Lesson 13 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 13 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 59 points
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