Creating Websites with WordPress

Learning Basic WordPress Skills

Join the 100+ graduates of this popular, highly effective class who have learned how to create and maintain their own websites using WordPress, the leading Web development tool designed for use by non-technical people. is pleased to continue its partnership with adult education organizations in Southern New Hampshire in offering this empowering WordPress training class.

Course Overview

Are you looking to create a polished, professional-looking website or blog for your small business, your non-profit organization or your personal use?

Over the course of three 2.5-hour classes, you will learn how to do this, quickly and easilywithout any programming required – using WordPress, the most popular, powerful and free web development tool in use today.

This is very much a hands-on course. Beginning with the first class you will start building your skills as you build a working, multi-page website that will help bring new customers to your business, get out the message for your non-profit organization, broadcast your news and views on a blog page, showcase the snapshots from your point-and-shoot camera…wherever your imagination takes you!

What You Will Learn

By the end of the course, besides having a great start on your website, you will know how to:

  • Create a new site and add/maintain pages and blog posts on the site;

  • Modify the appearance of the site, e.g., color schemes, page layouts, fonts

  • Insert photos, videos and other media into pages and blog posts;

  • Add a variety of useful functions and features to the site;

  • Access resources with information about more advanced features of WordPress;

  • And more!

What You Will Get

  • 10+ hours of in-classroom instruction, coaching and hands-on practice time

  • Extensive lecture notes, including references to many other sources for further learning

  • Optional “homework” assignments to reinforce your skills

  • Access to a chatroom where you can pose questions to the instructor when you are outside of class

What does it cost?

General public:

Registration fee of $20.00  + Tuition $95.00 = $115.00 total cost


Special Pricing for unemployed and under-employed Veterans:

Registration fee = $20.00 total cost (Tuition is FREE!)

Next Class Starts

Wednesday, January 27, 2015

Milford Town Hall
1 Union Square
Milford, NH 03055

Click here to register now for this training

A special offer for Veterans!

If you are an umemployed or under-employed veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, we are offering you the opportunity to learn WordPress at a significantly discounted cost. Tuition for the course is FREE — you only have to pay the $35.00 registration fee!

Your Instructor

Jonathan May

Mr. May is an experienced freelance WordPress developer and trainer who has been designing and developing software solutions of all types for business, governmental, not-for-profit and personal use for over 30 years. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration from Syracuse University and in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Equipment Requirements

Students must bring their own WiFi-enabled laptop computers to class.


Prerequisite Skills

Prospective students need to have good fundamental computer skills and be comfortable using their laptop to perform basic tasks such as: access programs and files, send/receive e-mail, browse/search the Internet. Because using WordPress does not entail software programming, students do not need to have any prior computer programming experience!