Lesson Plans


Create a Basic Child Theme for Block Themes

Description With the release of WordPress 5.9 in January 2022, a brand new theme development experience was created with new block themes. Creating a child […]

  • Duration 60 mins
  • Audience Developers
  • Experience Level Intermediate
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises, Tutorial
  • WordPress Version: 5.9, 6.0

Creating/Joining WordPress Slack, orientation to channels and etiquette

Description A quick-start guide to using WordPress Slack to communicate with the WordPress.org community. Objectives After completing this lesson, participants will be able to: Explain […]

  • Duration 15 mins
  • Audience All
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Lecture, Tutorial

Local Install

In this lesson, you will learn how to install WordPress locally on your own computer. Prerequisite Skills Participants will get the most from this lesson […]

  • Duration 30 mins
  • Audience Designers, Developers
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Exercises, Tutorial

Managing Updates

In this lesson, you will learn about why updates are important and how to manage them in WordPress. Objectives After completing this lesson, participants will […]

  • Duration 60 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Tutorial
  • WordPress Version: 4.3

What To Include In functions.php File

Description In this lesson, you will learn that WordPress themes often include a file named functions.php, which is where unique features and custom functions can […]

  • Duration 30 mins
  • Audience Developers
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Tutorial
  • WordPress Version: 5.7

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