Introduction to using WordPress
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, 1 – 4 p.m.
Introduction to using WordPress
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room
Class typeDigital Creativity
AudienceTeens, Adults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryInterested in using WordPress or just need a refresher? This is an introduction to WordPress for complete beginners. This is a hands on workshop, so bring a laptop as you’ll be working on a live sandbox site.
DescriptionCome to this workshop on WordPress, with time for questions and practice.  You'll be working on a live sandbox site where you can create and edit content in a safe environment building skills you can take back to your WordPress website.  Remember to bring your laptop and charging cords.

Things we will cover:
  • How to log in
  • Overview of the Admin area
  • Overview of Themes
  • Overview of Plugins
  • Widget areas - what they are and how to edit them
  • Creating your first blog post
  • Creating a new page
  • Adding the new page to your navigation menu
  • Editing content
  • Adding images to your posts and pages
  • Maintaining your WordPress website
  • And more
Your instructor is Kelli Wise. She has been using WordPress to build websites for over 10 years. Kelli is a WordPress web designer and educator working to help small business owners and nonprofits be successful on the web. She is active in her local WordPress community and a regular speaker at meetups and WordCamps. Before becoming a web developer, Kelli was an electrical engineer designing hardware for computers. You can find her on twitter @kelliawise.

This session is presented by Seattle WordPress Community in partnership with The Seattle Public Library.
Class NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Seating may be limited based on room capacity.
Have a question?Ask Us
Contact Phone206-386-4636
Contact Info*Central Library
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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