WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. During the first week, you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all of the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include an introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation, and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more.

Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more.

After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate, you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backups, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress.

 
Sponsor(s)
Continuing & Professional Education: VCU Online
Audience
Administration , Community Adults, VCU Alumni, VCU Faculty
Contact Information
VCU Continuing and Professional Education (804) 828-1322
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VCU Continuing and Professional Education (804) 828-1322