WordPress for Beginners

Course Overview

WordPress for Beginners
This tutorial is free thanks to a partnership with the Knight Digital Media Center.
Time Estimate:
Four hours

About Tutorials

Tutorials offer step-by-step instructions to projects 30-minutes or less. They are guides to various subjects that applies to most audiences.

WordPress can be used to create websites and blogs. It is simple enough for beginners, yet it offers plenty for more advanced users.

This course opens the doors to the wide and varied world of WordPress and all that it has to offer. From posting simple text on a blog to basic design and creating photo galleries, using WordPress is easy and fun. In this tutorial, you will learn all you will need to know to get started quickly and grow in your skills.

What Will I Learn:

You will learn the basics of WordPress — and quite a bit more:
* How to create a site
* Choosing and altering a theme template
* Creating photo galleries
* Using the Dashboard
* Managing photos, tags and categories

Who should take this course:

Anyone who wants to learn WordPress or get started with a tool that makes it easy to create a blog or simple website.


Scot Hacker

Scot Hacker is the webmaster for the Knight Digital Media Center and is also involved with Web operations for the Graduate School of Journalism.

Training Partner:

Knight Digital Media Center

The Knight Digital Media Center is a partnership of the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.