Wordpress Labs


The Overview

This Lab provides participates an opportunity to learn and/or expand their knowledge of WORDPRESS and explore opportunities to monetize what’s learned.

WordPress powers 26.4% of the Web, and it’s on the rise. It is still by far the most used CMS, with 59.4% market share. Technical and non-technical alike are using it to build over 500 sites each day. WordPress experience is consistently being listed as a job skill on various job boards.

CareerYouCreate WORDPRESS Project-Based Learning (PBL) Labs is designed to expose students to real-world business opportunities in an innovative learning environment.

What will be covered?

This Lab familiarizes students with creating a multi-level website using the WordPress content management system. Each student will learn to design and create websites including pages, posts, upload plugins, embed media, export, import and back-up sites.

Getting Started

Register your domain, develop your profile, and name your site.

Learn your way around WP

We will explore the WP dashboard (Post , Media, Pages, Appearance, PlugIns, Users, Tools, Settings)

Choosing A Theme

In this section you will become farmilar with uploading and customizing the selected theme.

Setting Up Pages, Menus and Post

In this session we will walk you through setting up your home page and navigation menus and post pages.

Titles and Tags

In this section we will briefly cover the importants of how to properly title and tags your pages and post for SEO.

Browse and Test

In this session we will browse and test your site from various browsers and setting like a phone and tablet devise.

WordPress Site Development

WordPress Project Labs

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.

WordPress Enrollment Plans

Starter Site

Learn step-by-step instructions
for creating a starter wp website.


3 Sessions

General Site

Learn step-by-step instructions
for creating a general wp website.


4 Sessions

Small Business Site

Learn step-by-step instructions
for creating a small business wp website.


4 Sessions

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