DV270 Introduction to WordPress

Course Description

In this key module for the Web Development certification, students are introduced to the web’s most popular content management system, WordPress. WordPress makes creating a standard site or blog simple and repeatable, and it allows the end-user to manage the site without the developer’s help.


  • Understanding the CMS
  • Installing WordPress
  • Moving WordPress
  • Understanding Template Hierarchy
  • Plugings, Widgets and Themes
  • Basics of Theme architecture

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduce students to the concepts of a Content Management System
  • Get students comfortable with managing WordPress as a user would
  • Get students comfortable with installing, managing, maintaining and migrating WordPress sites