Introduction to WordPress (formerly: WordPress Blogging)

Introduction to WordPress (formerly: WordPress Blogging)

Course Number: MGT X476.30

2 units

An introduction to WordPress, one of the most popular blogging tools. WordPress simplifies the process of building a website and creating a platform to post ideas and pictures. You will learn to:

  • understand the foundations of a WordPress-based websites, and the basics of the user interface
  • locate, install, and use WordPress plugins
  • implement with WordPress themes
  • create and configure WordPress content
  • use WordPress Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • upload and manage multimedia with WordPress
  • troubleshoot common WordPress problems
  • create a functional WordPress website and blog

Available Sections

Starting Jan 14


Starting Jan 14

Course Fees

$395 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 8
$445 after Jan 8


Michael Shaffer [ bio ]

close [x] Michael L. Shaffer, M.B.A., President and Chief Marketing Officer, Lystra Marketing and Consulting, Riverside, has more than 18 years of experience in website development disciplines, and strategic online marketing across all paid, owned, and earned media channels. Mr. Shaffer is also a visiting professor at DeVry University's school of media arts and technology, teaching e-commerce, website design, and a course he designed on dynamic website application development.


Mon 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jan 14, 2019

No Meeting 1/21 & 2/18

Mon 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jan 28 - Feb 11, 2019

Mon 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Feb 25 - Mar 4, 2019

6 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:



No Textbook Required.

Available Sections


Section No.: 183MCE010

Dates: Jan 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Dates: Jan 28 - Feb 11, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Dates: Feb 25 - Mar 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Michael Shaffer

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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