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Personal Websites with Wordpress

Personal Websites with Wordpress In-Person / Online

Note: This is a hybrid event and availble to attend either online or in-person.

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.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Digital Scholarship Commons A308
Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library (LIB)
  Faculty     Graduate students     Undergraduate students     UVic staff  
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Event Presenter(s)

Rich McCue
Digital Scholarship Commons