Wordpress Foundation (VCDP 1281)
Wordpress is currently the most widely used content management system (CMS) in the graphic design industry. It is
used to power online presences on a variety of scales, from small entrepreneurial businesses to large scale enterprises. In this course, students will first explore various CMS options available within industry, and then compare and comprehend their divergent roles and applications. Students will learn how to assess the project need, explore and select relevant themes, and then organise and populate content in a Wordpress site. They will be able to use Wordpress features to customize a theme through basic coding techniques. Finally, they will learn to troubleshoot simple issues on a live server, choose hosting solutions, and use FTP on client-centered projects.
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