November 10, 2012 — I am going to walk you through 10 things you should do to improve your WordPress install while it’s still got that new website smell going for it. There will be some security tips to keep you safe, as well as some SEO and productivity suggestions to help you get the most bang for your buck.
February 1, 2014 — This presentation covers what WordPress is, the history and community behind it. Then moves into installation – the difference .org vs. .com, selecting hosting, registering domains, and installing.
June 28, 2014 — Going over basic plugins that are helpful for beginners. How to install plugins from both search and upload methods. Answer group questions on what plugins are available that they are looking for.
February 17, 2013 — Plugins and themes offer exciting possibilities, but too many can equal too much excitement, especially in Multisite.This presentation discusses best practices to promote stability and ease of upgrading, while supporting user needs. We’ll also share tips on cleaning up WordPress and on taking advantage of some nifty new features.
August 21, 2014 — Michael teaches beginner and intermediate WordPress users where to find, how to select, and how to install the best WordPress theme for their blog or website. He has created a 5 point checklist that anyone can use to measure the quality of any WordPress theme.
November 12, 2009 — Tom Johnson gives a brief introduction to and instructions for getting started with WampServer for Windows to run WordPress on your own computer. Running WordPress locally allows you to test setups, themes, plugins, and more without the need of an Internet connection or trouble of setting up a dedicated test installation.