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Getting Started With Wordpress

General Assembly

Tuesday, 5 March 2013 from 19:00 to 20:30 (HKT)

Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Getting Started With Wordpress

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Wordpress101 Ended $250.00 $14.00

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Getting Started With Wordpress
Tuesday, March 5th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Class Overview:

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website.  In this class, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking polished and professional.  Once your site has gone live, you’ll learn how to update and maintain it using the WordPress dashboard, as well as common problems and pitfalls to avoid.  Plus you’ll find out how to customize your site to get the exact look you’re going for.

Student Takeaways:

  • Learn the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org (self-hosted site)
  • Create and update content (pages, blog entries, photos etc) in WordPress quickly and efficiently
  • Discover different themes, what they are, where to get them, and how to customize them
  • Master plugins, widgets and settings


Instructor bio:

Martin Malden has been building websites on WordPress since 2007. He writes a blog in which he gives tips and tutorials on using WordPress and he builds all his own websites, and websites he builds for clients, on the WordPress platform. Martin has been in Hong Kong since January 1995, initially working in the telecom industry, and he now runs his own company where he markets products online and offers website design services.


About The Hive: The Hive is a premier members’ coworking space and creative community based in the dynamic Wan Chai area of Hong Kong. General Assembly has partnered with The Hive to bring you classes/workshops in early 2013.  More information about the space here.

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The Hive, 21/F
23 Luard Rd
Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Tuesday, 5 March 2013 from 19:00 to 20:30 (HKT)


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General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.


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