Training Team Update for December 31, 2015

Tier 1 is a user level set of workshops that focus on getting to know WordPress that is the current focus of the training team.

The team’s current progress on Tier 1 is:

Plans Ready to Test

  • Basic WordPress Concepts
  • Choosing and Installing Plugins (tested 1x)
  • How to Find Help with WordPress
  • How to Install WordPress on a Server
  • High Level Overview (tested 1x)
  • Overview of the Dashboard
  • Settings
  • Theme CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.
  • What to do when you Forget your Password

A full list of plans that are ready to test is located here:

Plans In Copy Editing

  • Posts vs. Pages

Plans Being Written Now

  • User Management
  • Content Editor Overview
  • Overview of Common Plugins**
  • Local InstallLocal Install A local install of WordPress is a way to create a staging environment by installing a LAMP or LEMP stack on your local computer.
  • Introduction to the Customizer
  • Choosing and Installing Themes
  • Managing Media
  • Managing Widgets
  • Categories vs. Tags
  • Troubleshooting Basics
  • Setting a Static Page as Your Main Page
  • What is a Theme (may be combined with Choosing and Installing Themes)
  • What can you do with WordPress**
  • What is Google XML Sitemap*
  • What is Contact Form 7*
  • What is Yoast SEO*
  • What is Duplicator*
  • What is Akismet*

*These may be Tier 2 plans.
** These are planned to move into copy editing in January

This week we cancelled our meeting due to holiday travels and family time. We are posting any updates we have in the meantime to this post.