Tag: Daniel Sofer

I’ve Got WordPress: Now What?

Thursday April 11, 2013 – 6:15 PM – 9:30 PM

LOCATION:
Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café – (https://www.facebook.com/CapitalOne360LA )
11175 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025

FREE PARKING::REFRESHMENTS::NETWORKING::DOOR PRIZES
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A presentation that starts after the basics and shows you where you can go from there. Fresh off a six-week WordPress course at the Julia Dean Photo Workshops in Hollywood, Daniel Sofer will show you how to navigate through the maze of options for WordPress, and take your blog to the next level.

Theming

How to personalize the presentation of your site using WordPress Themes: how to find one, how to install it and how to customize it.

An introduction to themes.

Choosing a theme for your blog

Customizing your theme

Typography

Photo Galleries.

What about mobile?

Organizing

We’ll spend some time talking about organizing your content: posts vs. static pages, navigation, widgets & plugins, categories and tags.

Structuring your website

Posts and about pages

Navigation and widgets

Maintaining

The care and feeding of your WordPress site. Why upgrading is important; backup, SEO, comments & spam.

6:15 PM – Doors Open – Registration (Please don’t arrive before 6:15 PM!!!)

6:40 PM – I’ve got WordPress now what? Part 1

7:50 PM – Networking Break / Tweetup @lawebprosgroup and Light Refreshments

8:20 PM – Prize Drawing

8:30 PM – I’ve got WordPress now what? Part 2

9:30 PM – Meeting End

 

Speaker Bio:
About Daniel Sofer

Web Designer/Photographer Daniel Sofer (http://www.facebook.com/danielsofer) has been building websites since 1995. He is the webmaster for the LA Digital Imaging Group (http://ladig.org/), LA’s Adobe Lightroom User Group and presented extensively on web technology for photography.

His photography website, http://hermosawavephotography.com/ showcases not just his photography, but also serves as a laboratory for his latest efforts at web design: now a responsive design with large retina-display compatible imagery.

Most comfortable with individuals and small business, Daniel has created websites for dozens of photographers, musicians, filmmakers, building both from scratch as well as with frameworks and applications like WordPress. Some of these include:

smpsp.org
octetensemble.com
peterstills.com
cherylogden.com
suzannehanover.com
westsidepeoplemag.com
frameandartdept.com