This hands-on workshop takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up and managing the wildly popular WordPress, an open-source blogging system that has put the power of web publishing in the hands of millions of people. You are guided through the ins and outs of WordPress essentials including writing posts and pages, adding video and other multimedia, customizing appearance using themes, and installing and managing plug-ins. Discussion includes methods to optimize your blog for search engines, how to track visitors using Google Analytics, and how WordPress can be more than just a blogging platform.
Darrell Kim is a systems analyst at Kamehameha Schools with more than 10 years of information technology experience. He has designed and developed software applications, conducted training sessions for various systems, and facilitated technology workshops. He brings to the classroom an expertise in web development, SQL, database design, and systems design and analysis.