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Level 1 – WordPress for Beginners

Categories: Web Design Classes | WordPress Classes

WordPress for Beginners: challenge yourself by learning WordPress.

Class Description

WordPress for Beginners: WordPress is one of the most widely used content management systems in the world, found on over 25% of the world’s websites.  The popularity of WordPress comes from its ease of use for people of all skill levels.  In the Beginners WordPress class, you will start with the basics and grow your skills from there.

This hands-on class intended for those who are new to WordPress, interested in learning WordPress, and need to learn the right ways to work within WordPress, the terminology, and managing content effectively.

In our Beginners WordPress class, the goal is to provide you with the skills and confidence to start editing or managing your site on your own.  In addition, we will teach you how to take a WordPress website to the next level while you learn WordPress development and make a simple customization needed such as using themes, plug-ins, and widgets.

By the end of WordPress for beginners, you will possess the “know-how” to make a WordPress website stand out from the rest; the power that every web designer wants, is now at your fingertips.  Enrolling today online, in Fort Collins and Denver!

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Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of the WordPress for beginners class, students will learn:

  • An introduction and history of WordPress
  • Installation requirements and best practices
  • Posts vs. Pages
  • Sidebar and search capabilities
  • Using media in WordPress including images and links
  • How to choose and install a WordPress Theme
  • Simple methods for personalizing and how to customize a WordPress Theme
  • Using plug-ins and widgets effectively
  • Tips and Tricks on how to build a WordPress website the right way
Important Note: This class does not go into specific detail regarding installation and/or building of your specific site; this process varies greatly from site to site.

If you are interested in customized help with your personal WordPress site, we offer hourly consulting and would be happy to help you every step along the way.  Request a customized hourly consult here

*Online training is offered only in a lecture-style format; hands on application is not available due to security restrictions. WordPress hourly consult is available online.

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Class Includes:

  • 6 hours of classroom training
  • Additional coursework may need to be completed outside of class time
  • Professional Textbook
  • Download materials with practice data files
  • Free access to CoWorking space on class days (FC Only)
  • One month of technical support
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • Certificate of Completion
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General Info:

  • Target student: Beginner
  • Project based assignments and structured hands-on activities throughout class
  • Computer & software provided in class
  • Class size limited
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Pre-requisites:

Training Type
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.  Project based assignments in a WordPress test environment will be provided throughout class. Available for Private or Group Sessions.
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Available Public Classes


Dates/Times Information
Mon 7-23-2018
   2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wed 7-25-2018
   2:00pm - 5:00pm

Live Classes

Price: $299.00
Space Available: 16 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Classroom

Course Closing Date: 7-21-2018
Instructor(s): David Hayes

Live Online classes

Price: $309.00
Space Available(Online): 16 seat(s)
Location: Online
Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - Online

Dates/Times Information
Mon 10-01-2018
   9:00am - 12:00pm
Wed 10-03-2018
   9:00am - 12:00pm

Live Classes

Price: $299.00
Space Available: 16 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Classroom

Course Closing Date: 9-29-2018
Instructor(s): David Hayes

Live Online classes

Price: $309.00
Space Available(Online): 16 seat(s)
Location: Online
Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - Online

Dates/Times Information
Tue 11-27-2018
   2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thu 11-29-2018
   2:00pm - 5:00pm

Live Classes

Price: $299.00
Space Available: 16 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Classroom

Course Closing Date: 11-25-2018
Instructor(s): David Hayes

Live Online classes

Price: $309.00
Space Available(Online): 16 seat(s)
Location: Online
Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - Online



Available Private Training

Digital Workshop Center offers each class in a private, one-on-one format. Private training may be scheduled around your availability and customized to your specific needs.

Consulting allows you to work one on one with your instructor, but does not follow a class curriculum.

If the public class schedule above is not ideal, please choose from the following options: