WordPress Course Outline

Module 1: Setup and Configure WordPress
Section 1: Understanding the WordPress.org Downloads Website
Section 2: Uploading Your WordPress Files via FTP
Section 3: Installing WordPress
Section 4: Logging into Your Dashboard

Module 2: Administering WordPress, Theme and Plugin Updates
Section 1: Understanding the WordPress Dashboard – Updates Screen
Section 2: Understanding Version, Release and Modification Updates
Section 3: Updating Based on WordPress, Theme and Plugin Compatibility
Section 4: Upgrading to the Latest WordPress Release

Module 3: Creating and Administering Posts
Section 1: Setting Up Categories and Tags
Section 2: Understanding Title and Content Areas
Section 3: Configuring the Publish Area
Section 4: Setting the Featured Image

Module 4: Creating and Administering Pages
Ssection 1: Differences between Pages and Posts
Section 2: Creating Your Basic Website Pages
Section 3: Using HTML to Extend Page Content

Module 5: Creating and Administering Menus
Section 1: Creating Your First Menu
Section 2: Adding Pages, Post and Categories to Your Menu
Section 3: Enabling Advanced Menu Options
Section 4: Adding Custom Links to Your Menu

Module 6: Configuring Website Settings
Section 1: Configuring General Settings
Section 2: Configuring Reading Settings
Section 3: Configuring Permalinks

Module 7: Media Library
Section 1: Understanding the Default Width and Height Settings
Section 2: Understanding WordPress Image File Creation
Section 3: Understanding the Default Month Year Folder Structure
Section 4: Uploading and Managing Media Files

Module 8: Theme Installation and Configuration
Section 1: Choosing a Theme
Section 2: Installing and Configuring a Theme
Section 3: Switching Between Themes
Section 4: Adding Menu, Media and Content to a Theme

Module 9: Understanding Plugins and Widgets
Section 1: Administering, Upgrading and Maintaining Plugins
Section 2: Installing and Configuring a Form Plugin
Section 3: Installing and Configuring a Media Library Plugin
Section 4: Installing and Configuring a Backup Plugin
Section 5: Installing and Configuring an SEO Plugin

Module 10: Administering User Accounts
Section 1: Understanding the Built-in User Accounts
Section 2: Setting Up User Security
Section 3: Installing and Configuring a User Management Plugin
Section 4: Merging and Deleting User Accounts

Module 11: Comments and Discussions
Section 1: Understanding the Comments Dashboard Settings
Section 2: Setting Up and Commenting User Options
Section 3: Administering Website Comments

Optional Module 1: Additional Plugins
Section 1: Installing and Configuring a Social Media Plugin
Section 2: Installing and Configuring a Form to Database Capture Plugin
Section 3: Installing and Configuring an E-commerce Plugin

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