Build Your First WordPress Website

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Webgyrlz Code is excited to host this virtual event for adults.  The workshop will be conducted by web developer, Shambi Broome. The workshop’s goal is to introduce web design to those with no experience in building websites. Learn the basics of developing a website with a content management system (WordPress) and use this experience as a stepping stone to a career in technology.

What Will You Learn?

  1. Learn what a content management system is & how to sign up for a WordPress account.
  2. How to start customizing your website name and pick your website theme.
  3. Create your first post or page and add basic content.
  4. Search Engine Optimization: How to make sure your website content is optimized for Google.
  5. Plugins: How to use plugins to add features like social media posting to your website.

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Meet the Instructor Shambi Broome:

Shambi is a full-stack web developer with over 15 years of professional experience. She is the owner of JMB Designs, LLC, a web design and Internet marketing company and is the founder on non-profit, Webgyrlz Code.

About Webgyrlz Code

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that focuses on computer science training for girls and women. Training includes web development using HTML & CSS, introduction to animation and game development with Scratch programming, and introduction to mobile app development.  As a community organization we also recognize the need to allow people of all demographics to have a chance to learn about the opportunities in computer science. We consistently work with local school districts, community organizations, and sponsor events that give STEM-based learning opportunities to anyone in our community willing to learn.

Michael Bailey is the founder of The MinorityEye and serves as the Chief-Curator of Information. He leads the editorial staff and works as a multimedia journalist who specializes in producing news stories and personal profiles that highlight the cultural, social, economic, and political experiences of minorities living in South Carolina and beyond. His extensive media, business, and political background has made him a well-respected voice and an often sought-after commentator on issues impacting people of color.

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