WordPress: Getting Started

Need a web presence to support your teaching at RRU? To share a research project with the world? Or just a place to house your musings about your discipline, teaching and academic life? Then a WordPress site at RRU is what you need. This three hour on campus session will help get you started in developing your site. This is an introductory workshop that offers hands on practice in editing content and managing media. No experience necessary.

*Please note: This workshop is for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, or staff only. At this time, external applicants will not be accepted.*

Learning Outcomes:

  • Navigate the dashboard
  • Add and edit content (create pages, posts, links)
  • Embed pictures and videos in pages and posts
  • Use the WordPress Customizer to do basic style customizations to a theme
  • Working with menus and changing widgets
  • Restrict access to your WordPress site
  • Identify ways of getting additional WordPress support

For RRU Faculty and Staff: This course is available at no cost for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, and staff. If you are RRU core faculty, associate faculty or staff, please contact facdev@royalroads.ca for a discount code.

Waitlist: If the course is full, please contact facdev@royalroads.ca if you would like to be placed on a waitlist.

Course Dates: WordPress: Getting Started

Start Date:Jul 22, 2020
Delivery:2 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s): 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price:Free
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