WordPress Training

Learn about our in-person WordPress training courses: 

WordPress Workshops

The Chicago WordPress workshops are an educational series aimed at beginners who want to install and properly setup their first self-hosted WordPress site.

Blogging Workshops

Chicago Blogging Workshops brought to you by Content Academy! Learn how to setup, build and maintain a powerful blog and content strategy.

One-on-One Sessions

Our one-on-one coaching and training is perfect for someone who has specific questions they want to get help with or have more complex issues such as theme development and site administration.

Chicago WordPress Blog

Introduction to WordPress Widgets

Explaining WordPress widgets at one of my workshops is one of the hardest things to do.  I wrote a detailed blog post on contentacademy.com explaining the concept behind WordPress widgets and ho   Please click the link above to read or here is a direct link:  WordPress Widgets Explained   Continue Reading

WordPress Theme recommendations for the serious beginner

Themes play a very important part in learning how to use WordPress as they control the appearance and feel of the public-facing side of the website. Getting to know a theme is critical for new users as it will be where they will likely need to place their logos and select configurations to work towards making each one uniquely theirs. Continue Reading

3 Musts for Making Your WordPress Blog Awesome

With 74.6 million blogs depending on WordPress software, how can you make YOUR WordPress blog stand out?  Here are 3 MUSTS for ensuring your WordPress blog’s awesomeness. Show Them How *Source: chrisguillebeau.com How can I lower my mortgage? How can I attract readers to my site? How can I make killer crème brulee? Going online… Continue Reading

WordPress 4.4 Responsive Images, what everyday users need to know

If you have ever tried to load a website on a mobile device with very large “high-res” images, you have probably noticed a lag in how long it took to load the page. To save bandwidth and combat long loading times, web browsers are starting to provide special tools that allow website developers specify which image to load based on the type and size of the screen. Continue Reading

What is HTML Anyway?

HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, is sort of the grandfather code of the Internet. I’ve outlined a few HTML snippets that I think every WordPress bloggers should know by heart. Continue Reading

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Before you Begin Guide

Before attending one of our WordPress Jump Starts, there’s a few essentials “before you begin” steps that that we recommend every attendee complete before attending a workshop… Continue Reading