CAS111W Beg Website Design:WordPress

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Introduces the creation of sophisticated, dynamic, interactive and fully functional websites using WordPress, a Content Management System (CMS). Includes installing and modifying themes, creating efficient site navigation using menus and categories, organizing a site, enhancing a site with plugins and widgets, integrating a blog, and creating user functionality with user logins. Covers basic HTML and CSS and site planning. Recommended: placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for CAS111W Beg Website Design:WordPress
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info
33228 Web


From June 22 through August 29, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 33228
Instructor: Ron S Bekey
Tuition: credit Fees: $20
For information, contact the department at 971-722-4287 or 971-722-4096.

Course details: CRN 33228

Course materials


Find out which textbooks are required for this course.

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.



Required TEXT


The required materials will be online as part of the course.

Textbook (optional, not required): WordPress 24-Hour Trainer. Plumley, George. Wiley Publishing. ©2015, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-1-118-995600



Students will be expected to have an active account at Web Hosting for Students (WHFS) for this class. Exceptions will be made only for students with an active account at another hosting provider *if* the student is comfortable giving the instructor Control Panel and FTP access and the instructor verifies that the server is as professional as the WHFS one. The WHFS server is only $25 for a whole year, and can be used for all CAS classes that year, so it is very reasonably priced. Please see this page for information on how to sign up:

Required SOFTWARE:

You can use either a PC or a Mac for this class. Your instructor has both a PC and a Mac.

The following (free) programs are required: Firefox, Chrome and an HTML editor. Most students use Brackets for editing their code. Assignment 1 has details about how to install and configure Brackets for the course.

Instructor comments:

RECOMMENDED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: CAS 133 or equivalent file management and word processing experience, and placement into RD 115 and WR 115.

CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS: Students must check in to the course (by completing the Wizard on the class home page) by Wednesday night of the first week of class or they may be dropped from the class.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to