Intro to WordPress This Week and Other Classes coming up


This Saturday (January 19th) I’m teaching my Intro to WordPress class down at UBC Robson Square. The original goal of the course was “Building a Website with WordPress, For Regular People”, but the class has morphed and changed into something much better I think. Here is the info from the UBC Continuing Ed: Learn how […]

Beyond the basics—Advanced WordPress & Basic WordPress Theme editing class booking now

Know the basics of WordPress, but want to take things to the “next level” and start editing your own themes and doing more advanced things with WordPress? My follow up class to my Websites with WordPress class is booking now through UBC Continuing Studies: This course is designed for the user who wants to […]

Teaching Sans Laptop for the First Time


I’ve been teaching classes through UBC Continuing Ed for a good couple years now. I teach building websites with WordPress (for normal people, e.g. no coding) and Podcasting 101. Both are fun to teach and every time I teach them I get better at presenting the topics. Yeah the first couple were a little rough, […]

WordPress Isn’t The Best CMS

Yes, you read that correctly, WordPress isn’t the best CMS out there. WordPress is, however, the CMS I like best. My BCIT class on Thursday afternoons is one of those great groups of students that everyone should have the opportunity to teach. They challenge me constantly. No, not in a disrespectful way, in an intelligent […]

New Introductory and Advanced WordPress Courses Available from BCIT

By popular demand, I am teaching another round of WordPress courses January 16th and April 10th, 2010. These courses are being offered through BCIT and will be offered as separate morning and afternoon sessions. The morning session will use to build a website/blog. The afternoon session will use WordPress you install yourself to build […]