Why and How To Build Your Website with Wordpress

Learn to take control of your own website

ABOUT THIS SESSION

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging tools available, yet many people don’t know is that it is a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that can be used for more than just blogging. With WordPress you can build a blog, a website, or both. It will rank higher on Google than a non-WP site and you won't be held hostage by your webmaster.

We'll show you how to:

Install Wordpress via SimpleScripts
Install Wordpress manually
Create pages
Create subpages
Write posts
Arrange your blog posts in categories
Manage comments in Wordpress
Find or create a Wordpress theme
Change the theme of your Wordpress site
Install Wordpress plugins
Protect Wordpress from spam
Optimize Wordpress for search engines - SEO

And we'll discuss how to make the content on your website compelling.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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ABOUT THE HOST
As Net Ingenuity, Karen Kreps has been developing online, interactive media for more than ten years. She helps others communicate clearly. She clarifies, organizes and presents their ideas eloquently. She gives them the right words, with appropriate style and proper grammar, and find ways to use the Web that compel others to work with them.