WordPress for GTC

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the web. It started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as a full content management system and so much more! Join us in this session for an overview of WordPress    

What is Word Press?

  • blog?
  • website?
  • service?
  • software?
  • content management system?
  • learning management system?
  • public?
  • private?

WordPress.org :: Where you go to host your own site on your own or someone else’s domain.

WordPress.com :: Where you go to have Word Press host your blog for you.

  • posts, pages, media.
  • yourblog.wordpress.com

Today:

  • what do you want to use WP for? think of a purpose and audience!
  • Start a blog or play with one on my server (admin/gtc42314)
  • write a post, add a photo, and a YouTube video
  • leave a comment on someone else’s blog
  • add sidebar content (links, text)
  • create an “About” page with a brief bio
  • create a category for your posts
  • create a menu with a page for that category

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