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Head First WordPress in Tandem
Creating Your Own Custom WordPress Site
This Online Training Course has Concluded
The sessions were presented live during November and December 2010.
Price: $49.99 (Ebook + Course)
Schedule: 11/29 - 12/17
On Monday through Thursday each week, you will be sent an email in the morning with an assignment based on the book. Then each Friday at 11am PT, author Jeff Siarto will host a live hour-long Q&A to discuss the assignments, help with issues you may have run into, and delve a bit deeper into all the amazing things you can do with WordPress.
What you'll learn:
- Get your own blog up and running in just a few minutes
- Create a custom theme design using PHP
- Implement multi-media, including audio, video, and even podcasts
- Use WordPress as a full-blown website content management system
- Get anti-spam and hacker tactics, plus techniques for fast, high-performance WordPress sites
- Work with hands-on assignments at your own pace
About this online course:
Create your own custom WordPress blog and turn it into a full-blown website along the way. In this unique and engaging 3-week online course, instructor Jeff Siarto will email you daily step-by-step learning assignments based on his book, Head First WordPress. Work with these hands-on tasks at your own pace during the first four days of the week, and then participate in a live Q&A with Jeff each Friday at 11am PT to check your progress.
You'll quickly learn how to create personalized web pages, hosted multi-media, and your own custom theme files so your site looks unique. You don't need any programming or web development experience to get started. WordPress is free and easy to install, and with Jeff Siarto as your guide, you'll quickly get to know all the ins and outs of the more complex features. It's a fun and inspiring way to learn how to start your own blog.
Who should attend?
- Anyone interested in creating their own WordPress blog or website
What you'll need:
- Mac OS X, Linux, or a Windows PC with Windows XP or Windows 7
- A hosted web server, through a company like Media Temple or DreamHost
- Free WordPress download at wordpress.org/download
Jeff Siarto is a user experience and web designer currently calling Chicago home. He has two degrees from Michigan State University and was a student of the standards-based web design movement--aspiring to the likes of Cederholm, Zeldman and Meyer. Jeff is a die-hard coworker and helps organize Jelly Chicago, a coworking group that meets twice a week in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. When Jeff isn't pushing pixels, he enjoys cooking and eating (ok, mostly eating) and spending time with his wife on Chicago's west side and in Michigan with friends and family.
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