Unit 7: WordPress Essentials

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Know how to install WordPress.
  • Know how to configure WordPress settings.
  • Be able to create posts and pages and understand the differences between the two.
  • Be able to add images, audio, and video.
  • Understand how to add Categories and Tags.
  • Understand page templates.
  • Be able to customize themes and menus.
  • Understand how to use widget areas.
  • Be able to apply custom CSS to WordPress themes.
  • Know how to extend the functionality of WordPress with plugins.
  • Be able to make WordPress SEO friendly.
  • Know how to add and edit user profiles.
  • Understand how to keep WordPress up to date and secure.


Ithemes WordPress Tutorials (video)
Getting Started (video)
SiteGround Tutorials (video)
Sixty WordPress Tutorials (text)