An essential tool in your toolbox
As a web professional, you will be called upon to help clients solve problems. One of the most common problems you will run into is a client that does not know what they want or a client that needs something that can be flexible to meet their changing needs over time. WordPress is one of those tools that can easily meet those needs.
WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets and themes. WordPress is limited only by your imagination.
Students will learn the concepts and techniques of content management (CM) for Web, explore a CM platform WordPress and its features and functionalities such as customization, theme design, development and usage, plug-ins and CM capabilities. Students will design and implement a WordPress theme and use it to develop a self-hosted, working Web site for a fictitious business for the class.
- Become skilled in designing and maintaining cloud-based blogs using WordPress.com
- Become aware of how to create Websites using WordPress
- Become familiar with using themes, plugins and widgets to customize and enhance a wordPress website.