IND181AC (WordPress: WP as Blogging Platform, Marketing Tool, and Content Management for Commercial Sites)

This course explores the use of WordPress as a social networking blogging platform, marketing tool, and content management system for commercial websites. This course also examines advanced formatting features, and techniques to promote and commercial WordPress sites. Note: Companion courses (IND181AA WordPress: WP Install & Setup, Basic WP Settings Customization and IND181AB WordPress: Install Themes & Widgets, Formatting Posts, and Categorizing & Tagging Posts) begin this sequence of topics which examine how to install and setup WordPress and also complete basic customization utilizing WordPress´┐Ż█¬ settings along with how to install and setup WordPress for a personal blog, install and modify a theme, add widgets and plug-ins, create and format posts, manage subscribers, promote a blog, and maintain the blog.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Rio Salado College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, market potential, feasibility study, net worth, mission statement, angel investor, market research, customer analytics, geographic market, competitor profile, business acquisition, small business association (SBA), business opportunities, limited liability company (LLC), corporation (C-Corp), sole proprietorship, s-corporation, (S-Corp), venture capitalists, self-funding

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

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