The following outline describes content covered under each main training session:

Basic Computing Concepts

  1. Introduction to computing of basic terms (i.e. CPU, Monitor, Hardware, Software, etc.)
  2. Introduction to Operating Systems
  3. Introduction to Internet & Web Browsers
  4. Introduction to Search Engines and SEO
  5. Introduction to Applications Security
  6. Introduction to Risks and mitigation techniques

Introduction to E-commerce

  1. What is E-commerce?
  2. E-commerce impact on the world
  3. Future of E-commerce
  4. Synthetic E-commerce

Brief Introduction to WordPress, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, & PHP

  1. Introduction to WordPress Platform
  2. Pre-requisites to run WordPress
  3. Introduction to the Databases especially MySQL and it’s Administration
  4. Introduction to HTML5
  5. Introduction to CSS3
  6. Introduction to PHP
  7. The difference in running WordPress locally on a laptop vs in the cloud at an Internet Hosting Service Provider

Pre-Requisites & Software Stack

  1. Office 2016 Users required settings to run WordPress
  2. Install Various Visual C++ Redistributable Packages & Notepad++ 3
  3. Install WampServer
  4. All participants will be installing all pre-requisites & software stack with the help of volunteer Master Trainers. Handouts with step-by-step instruction will be provided with extra space for note-taking.

Hands-on Website Development

  1. Create MySQL Database
  2. Install & Update WordPress
  3. Installing WooCommerce Plugin
  4. Working with WordPress Web Interface
  5. View New Default Website
  6. Customize WordPress Dashboard for Beginners
  7. Customize Default Website
  8. Customizing OnePress Theme
  9. Download High-Res Photos from Web
  10. Copyrights
  11. Creative Commons (CC)
  12. Pizza Store Project
  13. Customizing OnePress Theme for Pizza Store
  14. Creating Product Categories
  15. Remove Copyright Section
  16. Testing the website
  17. Creating a Logo
  18. Useful Links
  19. Move WordPress Website from Local Computer to Hosting Services Provider

Got Questions? Get Answers.

  1. Brainstorm questions about issues faced by previously trained professionals
  2. Compile a working question/answer document
  3. Answer as many faculty technology questions as possible – ensure to include them on the working document
  4. Answers to all working questions will be provided on-site at the end of everyday training session.

***Each of the above software training sessions will include classroom activity examples to use with the programs.  An example for each major discipline area will be included along with website resources for additional activity ideas.