Wordpress is currently the most widely used content management system (CMS) in the graphic design industry. It is used to power online presences on a variety of scales, from small entrepreneurial businesses to large scale enterprises. In this course, students will first explore various CMS options available within industry, and then compare and comprehend their divergent roles and applications. Students will learn how to assess the project need, explore and select relevant themes, and then organize and populate content in a Wordpress site. They will be able to use Wordpress features to customize a theme through basic coding techniques. Finally, they will learn to troubleshoot simple issues on a live server, choose hosting solutions, and use FTP on projects.
Course code: VCDP 1282
Length: 79 hours
PrerequisitesStudents must be enrolled in the Visual Communications Design Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (60%)
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.