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Noncredit Workshop

Practical WordPress: Beyond the Basics

With: John LeBlanc
Info: Oct 7, 2014 • Tue • 6:00-9:00pm • 1 mtg • UHM Sakamaki C104, Manoa MultiMedia Lab • $60
Event ID: L13446

WordPress has emerged as one of the most popular, powerful, and flexible open source web publishing frameworks today. Learn tools and best-practices for building, customizing, and maintaining self-hosted WordPress-based websites. Topics include social network integration, performance tuning, backup & disaster preparedness, search engine optimization, custom theme development, and custom plugin development. Discover premium plugins and configurations to address complex business use cases such as running an online store, managing paid memberships and supporting multiple languages.

Prerequisite: familiarity with the WordPress dashboard and an understanding of self-hosted WordPress architecture and the fundamentals of web publishing

John LeBlanc is an independent WordPress specialist and web developer. He`s been developing websites and web content management solutions professionally since 1997, serving as the first staff webmaster at CBS in Boston. In 2005, he launched his own consultancy and currently works with a wide range of clients in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Manila. A seasoned guitarist and music fanatic, John`s down-to-earth personality mixed with his savvy tech skills makes him a highly sought after "web dude."

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Supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

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