WordPress CMS

About WordPress
As we all know that WordPress is very famous PHP based open source CMS and it has millions of registered users at it's official website too.

WordPress.com for creating an account for having your own website to write blogs
WordPress.org is it's community from where you can install your own wordpress CMS at your website or at local machine

This was minimal introduction about WordPress!  Now those who wish to learn WordPress to create his/her own website based on it or to use WordPress account itself. Here is the syllabus for it's generic course.

For whom it will be useful?

  • Those who wish to create their own website with minimal technical knowledge
  • Those who wish to learn and see how WordPress works
  • Students who wish to make a project in college time using WordPress CMS
  • Web designer/developer who wish to provide the services based on WordPress to their clients
Prerequisites
  • Should know to use internet at least
  • Should have basic knowledge how a website works and how to browse through different options
  • Should know to install any application
Syllabus for WordPress Basic Course

Session 1
Setting Up the Local Server

  • Installing  XAMPP/WAMP/LAMP
Installing WordPress
  • Creating a Database
  • Installing WordPress
Installing Themes
  • Downloading a Theme from the WordPress Dashboard
  • Manually Installing a Theme
  • Adding Custom Header with Theme Name, Author, etc.
 
Session 2
Setting Up Your WordPress.com Account
  • Creating an Account on wordpress or at your own website/localhost
  • Logging Into Your Account
  • Writing Your First Post  with little explanation
Customizing Your Account
  • Personal Settings
  • General Settings
  • Changing Themes (How the Blog Looks)
  • Widgets
  • Editors
Writing Posts
  • Adding a Post
  • Using the Visual Editor
  • Adding Hyperlinks
 
Categories, Tags, & Reading/Writing Settings
  • Using Categories and Tags
  • Managing Categories and Tags
  • Controlling the Number of Posts That Are Displayed
 
Understanding Comments
  • Managing and Moderating Comments
  • Trackbacks and Pingbacks
Session 3
Making Pages
  • Adding and Deleting a Page
  • Pasting from Text Files
  • Changing the Page Order
Adding and Managing Media
  • Adding a Photo
  • Adding a Video
  • Adding Other Content (.pdf, .doc, etc.)
  • Managing Uploaded Content
  • Media Settings
Working with Links
  • Adding Links
  • Managing Links

Session 4
Appearance Customization
  • Changing the Header Image
  • Customizing the Sidebar with Widgets
  • Previewing Custom Fonts
Using the Dashboard
  • Managing Recent Comments
  • Tracking Statistics
  • Customizing the Dashboard’s Appearance
Installing some important plugins
 
  • SEO Ultimate
  • Fast Secure  Contact Form
  • Efficient Related Posts
  • Wordpress Backup to dropbox
  • WP-DB-Backup
  • WP-Polls
  • WP Survey and Quiz Tool
  • Subscribe to comments
  • Share button by lockerz
  • Statpress Visitors
  • Google XML sitemaps
  • Social Login
  • First Visit Message
 
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