Welcome to Web Design with WordPress (Winter 2017)

Welcome to Web Design with WordPress (Winter 2017)

Classes will be held  in N320F, 1895 Granville St. on Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:30pm, Feb 1 – April 12 2016. I’m your instructor, Christel LeBlanc. You can reach me at christel@forestfriend.ca Download Course Outline (PDF)   Resources, links and...

Resources for hosting and domain names

Choosing a hosting company I have had good experiences with Siteground and bad experiences with Hostgator, GoDaddy and Media Temple. A good local option is Dynamic Hosting, but be aware that hosting with a Canadian company is usually more expensive (this fluctuates in...

Resources for social media and SEO

Excellent guide to WordPress SEO from Yoast SEO plugin Multiple WP site dashboard manager Best social media plugins for WP Spam blocker plugin Google Webmaster Tools and its accompanying...

Resources for WP plugins

Tutorial for installing and managing plugins Useful plugins: E-commerce Newsletter Donations List of best gallery plugins Event calendar Portfolio Custom background List of best social media plugins Remember to check the ratings and comments when you’re...

Resources for working with images

Working with images online Choosing the right kind of image, compressing data, dealing with pixels size and file size Make a favicon File compressors: smush.it, PunyPNG Free image editors Pixlr Aviary...