Course Title: Introduction to WordPress Course Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of WordPress, including installation, setup, and customization of a WordPress site. The course will cover topics such as theme and plugin selection, content creation, and site management. Course Outline: Module 1: Getting Started with WordPress • Introduction to WordPress • Installing WordPress • Setting up your WordPress site • Navigating the WordPress Dashboard Module 2: Themes and Plugins • Choosing a theme • Installing and customizing themes • Introduction to plugins • Installing and using plugins Module 3: Creating Content • Creating pages and posts • Formatting content • Adding images and videos • Using categories and tags Module 4: Managing Your Site • Managing users and roles • Understanding WordPress settings • Backup and security • Optimizing your site for search engines Module 5: Advanced Topics • Customizing your site with CSS • Understanding child themes • Using WordPress for eCommerce • Integrating social media Module 6: Final Project • Putting it all together: creating a complete WordPress site • Troubleshooting common issues • Best practices for maintaining your site Course Format: This course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, hands-on activities, and a final project. Students will be expected to complete assignments and participate in class discussions. All materials will be provided online. Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of WordPress is required, but basic computer skills are necessary. Students should have access to a computer and an internet connection.