Wordpress is awesome, but often misunderstood. Is it a blogging platform? A CMS? Should you buy a custom theme or develop your own? Wordpress.com vs. Wordpress.org?
In this course you’ll develop a custom site starting from scratch. Basically, you’ll take a static front-end HTML/CSS template and do all the necessary magic to have that site running live and dynamic using Wordpress.
Afterwards, your clients will be able to edit content themselves, manage the site’s navigation, and leverage an array of existing plug-ins that will help take the site from a simple blog to a fully functional CMS. All customizable; all on Wordpress.
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If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.
Nate Cooper is an entrepreneur, writer, and consultant in New York City. Nate has been developing websites professionally since 1997. He’s been a WordPress developer since 2003. After working in marketing at Apple Inc, Nate established himself within the New York tech and startup community. Forbes said: Nate is "deeply embedded in the New York tech scene, giving practical and insightful advice." His writing has appeared in Mashable and his book Build Your Own Website: A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS and WordPress has been a bestseller in Programming: CSS books on Amazon.com.
His company Reboot Labs empowers content producers to engage their audience with high-quality e-learning products and membership websites.
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