Wordpress Labs

Wordpress Lab

WordPress is a CMS (Content Management System). More than 400 million people use or view WordPress blogs and websites every month. Some of the biggest brand names online, such as The New York Times, TED, TechCrunch, Mashable, and CNN and many others, rely on WordPress.

We have created a series of LABS that will help you to get started with WordPress right away. You will find that some of these session are basic and others are advanced. Join us for our next orientation to determine the session that best suit your needs.

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WordPress Labs

This series of LABs exposes individuals to an array of concepts needed to understand WordPress.

Getting Started with WP

Before you invest your valuable time and energy into installing WordPress, there are some documents you need to read to help you get started. WordPress is a great product. It’s easy-to-use, powerful, and flexible. 

WordPress Builders and Themes

There are literally thousands of WordPress themes available to choose from, this class will cover the pro’s and con’s of theme quality and price.

WordPress PlugIns

Plugins provide custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs. They extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress.

WordPress Site Planning

WordPress can take the place of your entire workflow from the initial draft to the time you hit publish – site planning helps you structure your web design process.

Make Money with WordPress

This class is design to inspire individuals who desire to make money with WordPress as a Freelancer.

Project Resources

The following items are required pre and post class.

  • Website Name
  • Research Similar Sites
  • Secure Domain and Hosting
  • Website Title
  • Gathering of information related to site content
  • Logo
  • Corporate Identity Scheme (Pantones, Look and Feel)
  • Content
    • Images;
    • Documents (Word, PDFs);
    • Video (i.e., embedded from YouTube or Vimeo, or self-hosted);
    • Adobe Flash files;
    • Content feeds (from other websites, for example);
    • Photos (from Instagram perhaps);
    • LinkedIn Profile
    • Twitter stream;
    • Facebook “friends” list;
    • RSS feeds.

WordPress Project Opportunities

Blog or Personal Website

Creating a blog or personal website is one of the most common reasons for using WordPress.

News and Magazine Website

WordPress makes it easy to set up a news and magazine website.

Business Website Projects

If you are trying to find a way to create a professional website without spending thousands of dollars on web design, WordPress offers a simple solution.

eCommerce Website

WordPress plugins and themes will allow you to accept payments through your website, add a shopping cart, and manage your inventory.

Online Job Board Projects

Create a community job board using WordPress.

Business Directory Websites

You can use WordPress to create a forum or directory style website.

Portfolio Websites Projects

A portfolio website showcases your talents.

Knowledgebase / Wiki Websites

One of the great features of WordPress is the ability to use categories and tags to categorize your content.

Niche Affiliate Websites

Affiliate marketing can be a useful way to earn extra money.

Photography Websites

These sites focus on the images used on your website, instead of the content.

School or College Websites

WordPress could be a useful option for creating a school or college website.

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