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January 20, 2021
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WordPress Workshop

By Alexandra Glorioso
NYC Resistors hard at work
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Sun., Aug. 28: Intro to WordPress Workshop at NYC Resistor

Dive into the wonderful world of WordPress with this overview class that introduces the main features of the popular blogging software as well as highlights its extended capabilities.  The class is presented in two sessions in a single long afternoon with a 15 minute snack break in the

Part 1
They’ll go through a basic blog setup on a host server, as well as the WordPress user-interface.  Then they’ll coast into WordPress themes and offer a brief explanation of the pro’s and con’s of building with a free versus a premium theme, and brief details on how and why you might want to learn to edit the CSS of your theme directly.  Finally they’ll move on to a practical toolkit of recommended plug-ins that will help you move more seamlessly from staging to launch.

Part 2
Once you get your blog up and running, you must maintain and publicize.  Of course, given that “there’s a plug-in for that”– you can do even more. Part two talks to blog tweaking that helps you position your blog to an advertiser, drive traffic, add community tools, integrate e-commerce, streamline your content for iPhone or iPad presentation and more.

Brought to you by Astrida Valigorsky, a NYC Resistor member who has been building WordPress customizations for a variety of clients since 2006.

$100: Register for this event now.

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a 15 minute snack break at the middle.


NYC Resistor

87 3rd Avenue, Boerum Hill

(347) 586-9270

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