Web Weavers Workshop – WordPress Makeup and Review

This makeup and review session is for HMAUS Web Weavers Workshop students enrolled in the WordPress classes.

Material covered in the first class which was held on April 21 at the ING Direct Cafe will be reviewed.

This Makeup and Review session will be held at Yogur Story on Sunday, May 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Yogur Story
815 Keeaumoku St
Honolulu, HI 96814

If you have questions about this session call Eugene at 808-735-0402.

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HMAUS Starts Web Weavers Workshop Series on WordPress

HMAUS will present a series of WordPress classes over the coming months providing basic to advanced instruction. This workshop is designed to give students the understanding and skills needed to plan, create and deploy effective Internet web sites using the WordPress system. Students will receive a total of 36 hours of class and hands-on lab work over six classes.

The classes are limited to only 12 students and there is a fee to cover materials and tools.

The workshop’s six classes will be grouped into three modules:

Module One – Basics (2 classes / 6 hours per class / 12 hours total)

Module Two – Intermediate (2 classes / 6 hours per class / 12 hours total)

Module Three – Advanced (2 classes / 6 hours per class / 12 hours total)

The first class will be held at the ING Direct Cafe, 1958 Kalakaua Avenue. Future dates and locations are subject to change.

Workshop Fees:

HMAUS Members $120 (all 6 classes)

Non Members $180 (all 6 classes)

Signal Core Team Members $70 (all 6 classes)

Signal Core Team Members Certification $30 (Module A only, first 2 classes)

HMAUS members who volunteer to serve on the Signal Core Team may register at the discounted rate of $70 (6 classes) or $30 (Module A only, first 2 classes). The Signal Core Team is responsible for planning, developing, maintaining and creating content for the HMAUS web sites and other communications technology assets. The certification class is the minimum level required to serve on the team. If you would like to serve on the Signal Core Team, please contact Terrence Young at 808-722-9298 or send him email at: http://www.hmaus.org/contact/

Non Members may join HMAUS prior to workshop registration and be given the member rate. Submit your membership application first at this link: http://www.hmaus.org/membership/

For additional information, call Eugene at 808-735-0402.


Module One – Class A – Basics

Saturday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue

Module One – Class B – Basics

Saturday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue

Module Two – Class C – Intermediate

Saturday, June 9, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ING Direct Cafe 1958 Kalakaua Avenue

Class A Material

Getting Started

  • What is WordPress?
  • WordPress Features
  • Before You Install WordPress
  • Website Host Requirements
  • Text Editor Software
  • FTP Client Software
  • Creating a Blueprint (plan) for your Site

Installing WordPress

  • Hosting WordPress
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Common Installation Problems

Set Up

  • The Dashboard (administration pages)
  • Creating Users and User Permissions
  • Site Preferences
  • Choosing Themes
  • Creating Pages

Selecting a Theme

  • Theme Resources
  • Theme Settings and Preferences
  • Theme Structure: Headers, Footers, Bodies and Sidebars


  • Plugin Resources
  • Using Plugins
  • Managing Plugins


  • What is a Blog?
  • Creating Posts (blog entries)
  • Discussion Options