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Personal Websites with Wordpress

Personal Websites with Wordpress Online

Are you a UVic student, faculty, or staff member and want to learn more about creating your own website? If so, then this hands-on workshop will give you an introduction to website development using Wordpress. Once you’ve completed this session you will be able to do the following:

  1. Know What WordPress is, why it is free, and what other web hosting options there are (including knowing the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: Plugins, 3rd party themes, modify template code).
  2. Know the importance of planning for a website.
  3. Be able to create a navigation structure for your website.
  4. Be able to create a wireframe or mockup of your website.
  5. Create a basic personal website on Wordpress.com.
  6. Create blog posts.
  7. Embed images and videos.
  8. Add pages static pages, including a static home page.
  9. Change the website template.
  10. Customize menus & navigation.
  11. Configure & customize a Wordpress.com theme.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
10:30am - 11:30am
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
  Faculty     Graduate students     Undergraduate students     UVic staff  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Registration has closed.

Event Presenter(s)

Dani Johnson
Rich McCue
Digital Scholarship Commons

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