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Session A

  • An introduction to domain names, types of URLs
  • Best sites to purchase and secure domains
  • Domain DNS settings, nameservers, etc.
  • Setting up hosting and pointing domains
  • Utilizing built-in MySQL database options, such as Simplescripts

Session B

  • Installing a WordPress database
  • Choosing secure options within database
  • Choosing and installing a theme
  • Customizing your theme
  • Looking at options such as FTP for “super customization” and making changes within “Editor” coding
  • Customizing the appearance
  • Posts vs. pages and how they relate to the front page and image rotations
  • What are widgets and plugins
  • How to do page creation, post creation, and content insertion
  • Using media in WordPress (images and links)
  • Preliminary search engine optimization on the website