Webinar (Live): WordPress for Beginners with Diana Silveira

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Date(s) - 01/17/2019
10:00 am CST - 11:00 am CST

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WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that allows anyone to create a website in minutes. The CMS is highly flexible, and with thousands of themes, plugins and the ability to edit CSS within the site structure, it provides the ability to create custom, complex, and unique websites.

During this session, we will discuss the basics of WordPress and explore a sandbox site to customize, and build a website. Attendees can use the knowledge to manage their library’s site, help with an existing site, or teach entrepreneurial and passionate users how to develop their website.

Diana Silveira is a librarian and president of Novare Library Services where she works with libraries to develop, implement, and utilize technology effectively. Previously she worked at the Tampa Bay (FL) Library Consortium and the Charlotte Mecklenburg (NC) Library. She has an MLIS from UNC-Greensboro and a BS in psychology from Catawba College. Her book Library Technology Planning for Today and Tomorrow is available through Amazon and the Rowan & Littlefield Website.

Competency Index for the Library Field: Technology Competencies

Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic

Registration is closed for this event.

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