WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this workshop, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates, as well as premium resources, that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking polished. Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to update and maintain it using the WordPress dashboard, as well as common problems and pitfalls to avoid. Plus, you’ll find out how to customize your site to get the exact look you’re going for.
This workshop is designed to be helpful to those who have never seen WordPress before or those who have been using WordPress but without a formal understanding of the mechanics behind it. Some basic knowledge of navigating websites is highly recommended.
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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 the Managing Partner at SWARM (founded in 2013) in New York City. Nate has been developing websites professionally since 1997. After working in marketing at Apple Inc, Nate established himself within the New York tech and startup community.
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. At SWARM Nate manages a dynamic team to validate, create, and scale profitable digital products - proving that they can be safely invested in.
SWARM helps product and marketing teams at mid-market or enterprise companies get a website, app, or other digital product to $1M within 18 months and on the road to 15% of company revenue in the next 5 years.
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