Starting Your First Blog with WordPress

From idea to launch, the step-by-step guide to launching your first blog on WordPress. – with Allie Nimmons

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Starting Your First Blog with WordPress

When you have an idea for a blog that could help your business, or just have something you want to document over time, it's hard to know how to start a blog that actually helps you achieve your goals. It can feel like posting brings you very little result. A WordPress blog, when set up right, can help you not only build a strong brand around your business or idea, but provide you the free tools you need to monetize, build an audience, and connect to your other online content. In this workshop, you'll learn how to customize your site, how to post compelling SEO-rich content, and use plugins wisely. At the end of the workshop, you will have a functional WordPress blog with all the basics down to start posting right away.

What You'll Learn

Using Pages and Posts

Even if you've never used WordPress before, you'll get the basics of using pages and posts to start publishing content without code.

SEO and Accessibility Overviews

How do you make sure everyone - and we mean everyone, including Google - adores your blog content? We'll go over best practices for SEO and accessibility.

Plugin Recommendations

With over 60,000 available plugins, get some tried and true recommendations so you can have a strong place to start adding features.

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Meet Your Instructor

Allie Nimmons

Allie Nimmons balances her time between managing digital products at MasterWP, co-running Underrepresented in Tech, and raising an adorable doggo with her husband. She is a self-taught designer and developer, working with WordPress since 2014. She is mildly obsessed with lists and wants to make the internet approachable and accessible to all.

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