Help with your technology including digital media, content management systems, and tons of business apps and software.
Interactive Live Training
Get help with content management systems including WordPress® and Drupal®. Selection, installation, configuration, maintenance, extending, and training on these business apps, and business software.
- Anyone new to CMS applications or who is self-taught is a candidate for my training.
- No prior WordPress knowledge is needed.
- No prior web development or programming skills are required.
- This course is designed for non-technical users who are more interested in content management and search engine optimization than the technical aspects of web site creation.
In this training you will learn to develop your website quickly with the help of my live WordPress® or Drupal® training. My training will be your building block to your understanding of your installed applications. I will give you the fundamental administrative functions of your dashboard and a solid understanding of basic themes and plugins. The training also covers the powerful SEO plugins to improve your search rankings.
Module 1: Setup and Configure WordPress
Understanding the WordPress.org Downloads Website
Uploading Your WordPress Files via FTP
Logging into Your Dashboard
Module 2: Administering WordPress, Theme and Plugin Updates
Understanding the WordPress Dashboard – Updates Screen
Understanding Version, Release and Modification Updates
Updating Based on WordPress, Theme and Plugin Compatibility
Upgrading to the Latest WordPress Release
Module 3: Creating and Administering Posts
Creating Your First Menu
Adding Pages, Post and Categories to Your Menu
Enabling Advanced Menu Options
Adding Custom Links to Your Menu
Module 4: Creating and Administering Pages
Differences between Pages and Posts
Creating Your Basic Website Pages
Using HTML to Extend Page Content
Module 5: Creating and Administering Menus
Setting Up Categories and Tags
Understanding Title and Content Areas
Configuring the Publish Area
Setting the Featured Image
Module 6: Configuring Website Settings
Configuring General Settings
Configuring Reading Settings
Module 7: Media Library
Understanding the Default Width and Height Settings
- Understanding WordPress Image File Creation
Understanding the Default Month Year Folder Structure
Uploading and Managing Media Files
Module 8: Themes and Plugins
- Choosing a Theme
- Installing and Configuring a Theme
- Adding Menu, Media and Content to a Theme
- Administering, Upgrading and Maintaining Plugins
- Installing and Configuring a Form Plugin
Installing and Configuring a Media Library Plugin
Module 9: Administering User Accounts
Understanding the Built-in User Accounts
Setting Up User Security
Installing and Configuring a User Management Plugin
Merging and Deleting User Accounts
Optional Module 1: Comments and Discussions
Understanding the Comments Dashboard Settings
Setting Up and Commenting User Options
Administering Website Comments