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Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp

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Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp. This is a class co-sponsored by MI and San Francisco Writers Conference/San Francisco Writers Foundation.

Assistant for this class will be, Mary Knippel, blogger and editor.

Learn the basics of using a WordPress built website, including:

  • Themes and Menus
  • Navigating the dashboard
  • How to write and publish a blog post and pages
  • The old editor system and the new one in WP discussion.
  • Adding tags, categories and keywords
  • How to work with images, sizing and how to find copyright free images
  • Search engine optimization basics and mobile themes.
  • Hands On training!

Each student will be given a WordPress test website, set up with plugins, and ready to use, so the class will be able to learn at the same pace. You will have access to your WordPress test website for 90 days after the class to continue to practice and refresh what you have learned.

You will be emailed all the information, including logins, videos and training materials before the class.You will have lifetime access to the training videos and materials included in the class.

Linda Lee is a web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp training courses, and expert on website design. Linda and her team have built more than 300 websites on WordPress and she prides herself on demystifying the online experience. Whether a novice or veteran Internet user, Linda can help people optimize and monetize their website.

She specializes in WordPress design as well as WordPress instruction and trouble shooting.  Her clients include best-selling authors, nonprofits, writers organizations and local and national companies. Linda is the founder of Smart Women Stupid Computers, Askmepc-Webdesign .

Bring your laptop for maximum enjoyment. Tablets or IPads are not ideal. If you need to borrow a laptop from the Library please contact Taryn Edwards when you make your reservation and at least 72 hours before the class. [email protected], 415.393.0103.

For each class, we reserve the right to cancel at any time and issue a full refund. If you are unable to attend your class, please email [email protected] at least 10 days prior to the class to receive a full refund. All fees must be paid at the time of registration.


Members $119
Public $139
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3rd Floor Library - Classroom A
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103
Register now by using the form below or calling 415-393-0101.

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