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Advanced WordPress Independent Study Workshop

By Jesse Friedman

Format: Collection

SKU# U3631

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In this course, you’ll learn WordPress skills that will take you from novice, to expert. Jesse Friedman will begin with some foundational basics to get you started, and then will cover WordPress theming and industry best practices. You’ll learn how to develop WordPress template files—replacing static HTML content with WordPress Template Tags—and get in to dynamic sidebar creation. This course builds on Friedman’s first class, 28 Days to Your First WordPress Site, but it is not required. However, a good understanding of HTML, CSS and some JavaScript will be necessary.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • WordPress theming basics
  • WordPress theming hierarchy and template structure
  • Theming rules and best practices
  • The basics of Template Tags
  • Building dynamic sidebars

Who should take this course:

  • New web designers
  • Marketing professionals
  • Entrepreneurs

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Prerequisites (or comparable experience)

Course outline

  • LESSON 1: WordPress basics
  • LESSON 2: Theming best practices
  • LESSON 3: Template tags
  • LESSON 4: Dynamic sidebars

About the Instructor:

Jesse Friedman is an experienced Web Developer, Professor at Johnson & Wales University and the Director of Web Development for Neal Advertising. When Jesse isn’t working he’s enjoying life with his family in Rhode Island. Look for Jesse’s book on WordPress coming out Aug 2012 by New Riders under their “Voices that Matter” series.

Additional Content

These workshops are self-guided, "offline" versions of our online workshops at HOW U. You receive the same curriculum and supplemental materials, but you do the work completely on your own, making them an ideal choice for students who truly want to work at their own pace. In contrast to our online workshops, where class is "in session" for a specified period of time, there's no set time line for an independent study class, you could approach it as an intensive crash course, pick it up on weekends over several months, or whatever works best for you.
SKU U3631
Author/Speaker/Editor Jesse Friedman
File/Trim Size ZIP
Format Collection

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