Personal Websites with WordPress

Are you a UVic student or Staff member and want to learn more about creating your own website? If so, then this hands-on workshop will give you an introduction to website development using WordPress. Once you’ve completed this session you will be able to do the following:

  1. Know What WordPress is, why it is free, and what other web hosting options there are (including knowing the difference between vs Plugins, 3rd party themes, modify template code).
  2. Know the importance of planning for a website.
  3. Be able to create a navigation structure for your website.
  4. Be able to create a wireframe or mockup of your website.
  5. Create a basic personal website on
  6. Create blog posts.
  7. Embed images and videos.
  8. Add pages static pages, including a static home page.
  9. Change the website template.
  10. Customize menus & navigation.
  11. Configure & customize a theme.

Check workshop availability and register here. View the workshop lesson plan here: Personal Websites with WordPress.