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Monday, February 17, 2014

Scriptscene Offers Class on WordPress and Blogging 101


Only at Scriptscene.

All are welcome, you don't have to be a member of Scriptscene or RWA to take this class.




 
 Wordpress & Blogging 101

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. It’s used on many hosting companies from Godaddy to Dreamhost. It also has a free option via wordpress.com. Just like all technology it looks has a lot of perks, but how to learn them all? Lots of options become scary and complicated! Who has time to learn for something new? Don’t know all the resources or who to go to? Then this is the perfect class for you! 


Day One: Introductions

Day Two: Know Your Resources/Where to Start/hosting/wordpress.com
· Hosting companies that offer wordpress for a fair price
· What does wordpress.com offer?

Day Three: The Wordpress Dashboard
· Logging into your account
· Managing Comments
· Tracking statistics
· Customizing the dashboard’s appearance
· Updating your personal settings and profile
· Updating general settings

Day Four: Themes & Customization
· How to I customize my page?
· What are themes? Where can I get them?
· Learning how to customize a header.
· Custom fonts

Day Five: Plugins
· What are plugins?
· What plugins can offer and where to get them.

Day Six: Writing a post or a Page.
· How to add a post and what is quick press?
· Adding links
· What are categories and tags?
· Scheduling a post
· Copy/pasting a post

Day Seven: Adding and Managing Media
· How to add a photo
· How to add a video
· Adding pdfs, .doc, etc.
· How to manage your media

Day Eight: Working with Link Lists
· Adding links
· Managing links

 
Day Nine & Ten: Questions and Answers

 

About the Presenter
An RWA member since 2005, Denise has served the board of Celtic Hearts, Hearts Through History, and Scriptscene.  As an Award Winning author, she always tries to find time to help contests and chapters alike through volunteering.  Denise has her Bachelors in Marketing and PR and an MFA in Creative Writing.
BA in Marketing and PR from Ashford University
MFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University
DeniseAlicea.com 
Thepenmuse.net


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