These high-impact WORKshops offer small class sizes, hands-on learning, and important information for the do-it-yourself business professional.
This half day WORKshop with coWORKer Mike Van Winkle will provide an overall understanding of WordPress plus valuable experience building sample websites.
WordPress is the easiest way to get started publishing on the web. But how do you get started with WordPress? Google WordPress and the results are overwhelming. In this WORKshop, you will get hands-on guidance from a WordPress expert. You and other participants will collaborate to build simple WordPress sites, complete with plugins and a theme.
Whether you need a standard website for your business, an eCommerce site, or a simple blog, this class will get you started!
- What is WordPress and why should you use it
- What is hosting and which company should I choose
- How to install WordPress
- How to pick a theme
- Which plugins to use
- How to sell stuff with a WordPress site
- How to make your site SEO friendly
We will pack these three hours with helpful examples, fun hands-on learning, and personalized guidance.
WITH: Mike Van Winkle has been developing on WordPress since 2006 and was one of the original engineers at WP Engine, which sells enterprise-level Managed Hosting for WordPress. Now with Pantheon Systems in San Francisco he works on WordPress and Drupal on a daily basis.
DATE: Sat Nov 15TH 2014 from 9AM-12PM
CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 9
COST: $145 early bird (before 11/10), $175 late bird. WORK Members and non-profits receive a $30 discount.
REGISTER HERE! – space is limited! When we receive your Meetup RSVP we will email you notes on what to bring so you can come prepared and ready to dig in to a fun morning of hands-on learning.