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WordPress Basics for Blue Collar and Working Professionals

WordPress Basics for Blue Collar and Working Professionals

Wilton Elder, a music artist/teacher explained how the average person can utilize WordPress to power his/her website to generate a credible online presence.

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  1. WordPress Basics For Blue Collar and Working Professionals

  2. Thank You

  3. Who Is This Guy?

  4. Ground Rules

  5. Your Own Website Why Build One?

  6. Your Own Website • Develop online credibility • Reputation management

    • Share information • Generate business leads • Sell products directly
  7. WordPress What Is It?

  8. WordPress • Blog tool • Publishing platform • Content management

    system
  9. Why Do You Use It?

  10. Why WordPress? • Flexible • Customizable • Easy to use

    • Free
  11. wordpress.com

  12. What Else Do You Need?

  13. Additionally • Domain name • Hosting • Content

  14. Domain Names

  15. Hosting

  16. Content

  17. SEO Search Engine Optimization

  18. Theme What Is It?

  19. Theme • Skin • Collection of files • Modifies the

    display • Without modifying the underlying code
  20. Free v. Premium

  21. Thesis

  22. Home Page

  23. Static v. Blog

  24. Page v. Post

  25. Categories

  26. Widgets

  27. Plugins

  28. Social Media

  29. Backup

  30. Outsourcing

  31. Security Hardening WordPress

  32. Resources Useful Things

  33. Resources • wordpress.org • diythemes.com • seobook.com • copyblogger.com •

    internetbusinessmastery.com
  34. Charleston WordPress User Group http://wpchs.org Our Partners Please follow us

    on Twitter @wpchs and use #wpchs Featuring Wilton Elder Courtesy Charleston Digital Corridor
  35. None