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Build a Website with WordPress in 3 Evenings

By |June 26th, 2015|

This course is for someone who needs a website but doesn’t have a domain name or website yet.  Build a website in three 3-hour evening classes.  Using WordPress, the world’s leading website building software, you will create content that is easy for your customers to understand and also will rank well […]

Take Control of Your Web Site with WordPress

By |June 26th, 2015|

This course is for someone who already has a WordPress website, but is frustrated by not being able to update your own site.  This course enables you to take control over your site.  Course covers building/updating a website, installing a shopping cart, marketing, and search engine optimization.  WordPress is open […]

WordPress Security

By |October 15th, 2014|

Here are some resources for WordPress security:

Custom Sidebars Using The Theme Avada

By |June 22nd, 2014|

These are some clues how to create custom sidebars in the WordPress theme Avada. […]

Installing WordPress from your cPanel

By |May 23rd, 2013|

You can install WordPress from your cPanel in about one minute.  Two minutes if you’re really groggy. […]

For Immediate Release: Take Control of Your Web Site with WordPress (PCC Spring 2013)

By |March 27th, 2013|

Learn how to use WordPress, the most popular website building software, at Portland Community College. PCC will offer the WordPress course, "Take Control of Your Website with WordPress" starting on April 9th and again on May 14th.

My Favorite WordPress Plugins

By |July 26th, 2012|

  • Spam Free WordPress, or Are You a Human
  • TinyMCE Advanced (a much better editor) […]

Inserting an Image into a WordPress Post or Page

By |June 10th, 2012|

  1. Click where you want the image to appear.
  2. Click on Upload/Insert, right above the Bold icon on the editor toolbar.  You’ll see this icon:  Media icon […]

Creating a hyperlink in WordPress

By |June 10th, 2012|

  1. Highlight text or click on image
  2. Click on Link icon in toolbar.  It looks like three links of a chain. Icon for linking or hyperlinking
  3. Paste URL (website address beginning with http:// into Link URL field
  4. Click on Insert


WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com

By |June 9th, 2012|

WordPress.com is a shared (communal) and hobbled version of WordPress. WordPress.org is the site for the developers who give it away for free.