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WordPress Class

All class materials are available for download below.
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WordPress Basics for Business

January 2020

Class 1

 In this class we covered the building blocks of WordPress, the open source community that drives innovation, and the importance of having access ot your website, hosting, and domain.

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Class 2

In this class, we covered a review of your homework from class 1, tips for making your own graphics, the Gutenberg block editor, and the ways the classic editor may come into play for some students.

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Class 3

In this class, we discussed the editor in more depth and we discussed themes, theme options, menus, and the customize options. The goal is to understand your theme as much as possible. 

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Class 4

In this class, we discussed themes in more detail, along with plugins and overall digital marketing strategy.

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Local WordPress Events

Asheville WordPress Meetup

Each month the Asheville WordPress Meetup holds various events at Mojo Coworking in downtown Asheville. Visit the group on Meetup.com and find out about upcoming meetings and topics. Meetups cover beginner and advanced topics regularly. You can also join the Asheville WordPress Meetup Slack channel to stay in touch with the community about events and topics, and connect with other locals about resources on the area.

WordCamp Asheville

Are you looking for as place to connect with other WordPress users of all skill levels then join us at WordCamp Asheville 2020 July 17 – 19. You can attend classes and visit the Happinss Bar and get free support and assistance from WordPress expert from Asheville and around the country. Visit the wbsite to sign up for the newsletter and get news about tickets, speakers, venue, and more.

Educational Resources

Ecommerce and Online Stores


Building an online store can make building your website even more complex. If you want to create an online store with WordPress you need to use a special plugin like:

You can also embed Paypal buttons on WordPress.

Other Platforms Besides WordPress

You can also use other ecommerce platforms to build your online store like:

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