Using WordPress.org Plugins

5/22/2018
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

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Discover the power of WordPress.org by using the right plugins to market and make money for your business. You will walk away knowing how to search, select, install, and  activate WordPress plugins as well as the best plug-ins that will allow you to:  

  • Set up your website for eCommerce
  • Integrate PayPal with your site
  • Create an email list for free using a Mailchimp plugin
  • Use the right social media plugins to stay in touch with customers
  • Add a contact form to your site
  • Promote your products on your website by using automatic picture sliders
  • Track your website's traffic and activity using a Google Analytics plugin
  • Turn your website into a membership site
  • Plus much more 

All participants will receive a step by step guide on how to search, select, install, and activate WordPress plugins, along with a list of all the plugins reviewed in the class.

Please note this is not a hands-on class. The purpose of this session is to show you how to search and install plugins on WordPress.org, and to cover the basic functionalities of the best and most popular business related plugins available to WordPress.org users.


Prerequisites: 

Working knowledge of WordPress.org. 
A WordPress.org account.


Presenter:

 Beth Guide, Owner, ACTWD/SEO411.com

 

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Pay on-Line:       $39.00

Pay at the door:   $59.00


The following should help you decide if Wordpress.com or Wordpress.org is for you.

Choose WordPress.com if you want to:
  • have hosting, security, and backups handled by Wordpress.com (custom domains are available)
  • personalize one of Wordpress.com’s hundreds of themes for your website design
  • easily integrate your site with social media

Choose Wordpress.org if you want to:
  • host your own site and perform your own backups and maintenance
  • install custom themes for your website design
  • install plugins to enable social media shareability on your site

For more information, please visit: https://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/