WordPress Training Course

We are pleased to announce the release of our new WordPress Training for New Publishers course offered via the Harvard Training Portal (HTP).

This asynchronous course, designed for admins who have been granted access to a School website, will cover the fundamentals necessary to manage websites in the Harvard Chan School WordPress platform.

The course consists of 11 video tutorials, and an interactive knowledge check to test your learning.

Course outline:

WordPress Tutorials

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • Create a new page
  • Create a new post
  • Insert images
  • Create links
  • Add a page to your menu
  • Customize your homepage

Web Accessibility Tutorials

  • Write good alt text for images
  • Write accessible link text
  • Identify headings, lists, and tables
  • Provide captions for videos

Enrollees are required to click through all pages; and take the knowledge check to successfully “complete” the course and receive a certificate.  In addition, you can re-launch the course and review specific videos on demand. This is version 1.0 of the course. We will be updating content on an ongoing basis.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or need help, please contact us at webteam@hsph.harvard.edu. We welcome any feedback.

Enroll in the course today!

Thank you,

-Chris Ternan, Web Content Developer and Pete Viccione, Senior Instructional Technologist