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Intro to Modern PHP with WordPress Virtual

October 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Want to take your website building skills to the next level? WordPress powers 30% of websites on the internet and is a great way to get a website with a content management system up fast! We’ll use PHP to create a WordPress website, learn how to customize the layout using PHP and CSS, and create a widget in PHP. PHP is also a commonly used tool to build websites and many businesses use PHP in their stack including Facebook, Slack, Etsy, Wickipedia, and Mailchimp. We’ll be creating custom fan pages, and learning the basics of PHP, so that you’ll be able to do the heavy-lifting on WordPress-powered websites!

In this 1 day workshop you will learn how to:

  • Build Fan Site in WordPress, featuring a blog, photo gallery, and calendar.
  • Effectively use elegant and secure language features introduced in PHP 7
  • Practice setting up a WordPress instance, customizing the layout, installing and modifying plugins