Introduction to WordPress

Course/Class Number: 58231/35114

Class Title: 58231 WordPress: Beginning, Section SFA

0. Pre-flight

Create a folder on your computer for your website.

Set up a site in Dreamweaver, using that folder as your web root.

Definition: Web root or webroot: The folder that contains your website.

1. Get WordPress

Download the latest version:

2. Install WordPress

Unzip into your web root.

Edit wp-config.php



Database name:


3. Understanding WordPress

4. Posting

Writing and managing posts

5. Categories

The critical organizational hierarchy of your site


Enabling and moderating comments

7. Administration

Take a walk through the Administration panels and areas

Administration Screens:

Administration Tasks:

8. Presentation (Themes)

The details of how your site looks

9. Plugins