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STS: WordPress 1: WordPress.com

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Attending STS Sessions Online

All Software Training for Students workshops sessions are currently being delivered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and can be accessed from within the STS Canvas course.

To attend the workshops, do the following:

  1. Enroll in the STS Canvas Course (if you are not already enrolled)
  2. After enrolling, click the link to our BB Collaborate Ultra page
  3. Find the name of the workshop you'd like to attend and click the Join Session button.
  4. Recommended: Download the Class Files before attending your scheduled workshop.

WordPress.com offers a simple solution for getting basic websites up and running quickly, with no coding or technical knowledge needed. This course provides an introduction to WordPress.com and guides you through the process of setting up a simple site.

Topics include:

  • Creating a WordPress.com site
  • Configuring the look and layout of the site
  • Adding pages, text and images
  • Incorporating audio and video
  • Integrating social media

Workshop Manual and Class Files:

Training Manual

Class Files

Note: these files are available through the STS Canvas course. If you are not enrolled, click here to enroll


Anyone interested in learning to build a website using WordPress.com


Basic computing skills

Note: Software Training for Students services are only available to currently registered undergraduate or graduate students of UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and former students are not eligible to attend our training workshops or consultations.


Thursday, November 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Room B1144A, DeLuca Biochemistry Building
420 Henry Mall
Madison, WI United States


Primary Trainer
Joe Kirschnik
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