Lesson Plans


Creating a WordPress.org Account

Having a WordPress.org profile is essential to participating on teams, joining the Making WordPress Slack, reviewing plugins or themes, submitting bug tickets, and more. Completing […]

  • Duration 15 mins
  • Audience All
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Lecture
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

How To Install WordPress On A Server

Issues: Database permissions need to be reworked to include only the ones that are needed Description In this lesson you will learn how to get […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Any
  • Instruction Type Demonstration
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Child Themes Twenty Seventeen

Description In this lesson you will learn what a Child Theme is and when should you use one. The step-by-step walkthrough will give you an […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Designers, Developers, Users
  • Experience Level Intermediate
  • Instruction Type Demonstration
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Troubleshooting Basics

In this lesson you’ll learn about the basic troubleshooting steps that can be taken when something goes wrong on your WordPress site.  The lesson will […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Categories Vs. Tags

This lesson plan covers the differences between categories and tags and how to apply them to posts in WordPress. You will learn how to group posts into categories and […]

  • Duration 15 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Discussion
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Classic Content Editor Overview

Description In this lesson, you will learn how to structure and format content for the web in the WordPress Classic Content Editor for pages and […]

  • Duration 60 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises, Lecture
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Custom Post Types

Description In this module, you’ll learn about custom post types, what they are, when you should use them, and how to create your own to […]

  • Duration 30 mins
  • Audience Designers, Developers, Speakers
  • Experience Level Beginner, Intermediate
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises, Lecture, Show & Tell
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Customizer: Header And Background Images

Many WordPress themes allow you to customize the appearance of your website by setting a header and background image. Using the Theme Customizer, you can easily […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Customizer: Site Icons And Logo

In this lesson, you will learn what is a site icon, where they are displayed and how to add one. You’ll also learn how to […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Customizer: Static Vs. Content Front Page

WordPress allows you to display either a static page or a feed of the latest posts on the front page of your website. Using the Theme Customizer, you […]

  • Duration 30 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Customizer Taglines (Classic)

In this lesson, you will learn how a tagline is used in WordPress and how to edit the tagline using the Theme Customizer. You will also review […]

  • Duration 30 mins
  • Audience Users
  • Experience Level Beginner
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

Dashboard Icons

In this lesson, you will learn about dashboard icons, how they are composed, and how your themes, plugins, and posts benefit from using dashboard icons. Prerequisite […]

  • Duration 45 mins
  • Audience Developers
  • Experience Level Advanced
  • Instruction Type Demonstration, Exercises
  • WordPress Version: 5.5
  • Language: English

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