March 4 -
Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs
About Your Instructor
Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.
Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.
Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Course objectives are for students:
To understand what WordPress is and how to simply install it
To learn how to build a simple WordPress website and blog
To learn about WordPress widgets and plugins
To address WordPress theme specifications and features
To learn how to update and maintain a WordPress website
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
Search, find, choose and purchase WordPress themes
Install and configure standard or premium WordPress themes
Build, administer and update a website or blog using WordPress
Add and configure WordPress Plugins and Widgets
Manage WordPress site users