Joshua Lee

Proponent of empowerment through accessible technology, open source software, and sustainable business practices

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Making Websites with WordPress

  • Studio 266 266 S Champlain St Burlington, VT, 05401 United States (map)

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog.

Josh Lee will introduce WordPress, and give a general introduction on using WordPress to build effective websites without learning how to write code.

We will discuss WordPress’ strengths and reasons why you may want a WordPress site, then briefly cover some alternatives for situations where WordPress may not be the best choice. We will learn how to install and setup a new WordPress site and discuss the various services available for hosting WordPress.

After a brief lesson in WordPress vocabulary and management, we will discuss a few specific ways to optimize a WordPress website for security, SEO, and user engagement. Finally, resources will be provided for further learning on the many aspects involved in designing, building, and managing great websites with WordPress.

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Links for all referenced tools and programs are available on my WordPress Resources page.