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Content Management Systems: WordPress
Course: CIS136

First Term: 2019 Summer
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Overview of WordPress Content Management System. Includes hands-on design and creation of web pages and blogs for the World Wide Web. Designed to cover best practices for web site/blog creation.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Define content management systems. (I)
2. Describe content management system installation options. (II)
3. Configure content management system settings. (III)
4. Format, organize and present text content. (IV)
5. Prepare, organize and present multimedia content. (V)
6. Evaluate, install, and customize themes. (VI)
7. Locate, install and customize common plugins. (VII)
8. Describe and set user roles and capabilities. (VIII)
9. Perform site management tasks. (IX)
10. Plan, design, create and publish a blog-based web site. (I-IX)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Content Management Systems
   A. Description and history
   B. Common uses
   C. Terminology
II. Installation
   A. Hosted
   B. Self-hosted
   C. Automated
III. Settings
   A. General
   B. Writing
   C. Reading
   D. Discussion
   E. Media
   F. Permalinks
IV. Content
   A. Posts
   B. Pages
   C. Formatting
   D. Categorizing
   E. Tagging
V. Multimedia
   A. Uploading
   B. Inserting
   C. Formatting
   D. Media Library
VI. Themes
   A. Locating
   B. Premium
   C. Installing
   D. Activating
   E. Customizing
   F. Widgets
VII. Plugins
   A. Locating
   B. Installing
   C. Activating
   D. Maintaining
   E. Deactivating
VIII. Users
   A. Roles
   B. Adding
   C. Managing
IX. Site Management
   A. Updates
   B. Backup
   C. Exporting/importing content
   D. Moving
   E. Deleting

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 9, 2014

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