WordPress Resources

Training Opportunities

Whether you have extensive experience with WordPress or none at all, please take a moment to peruse this page. You’ll find WordPress materials, pathways for technical support, information on training options, links to web-related resources, and much more. The goal of the ATRC web staff is to help the Palomar College WordPress community become successful at managing and maintaining their websites. We are committed to partnering with you to reach this goal through a variety of training efforts:

  1. 3PD Portal: ATRC offers a variety of WordPress and WordPress plugins workshops through the 3PD Portal, which can be found within the Single Sign-on Portal.Once at the portal, choose Learning > Workshop Calendar and search for “WordPress”. Available workshops will display in the results.
  2. Individualized Sessions: These training sessions are currently held via ZOOM and can be booked through the ATRC Appointment Page.
  3. The on-demand video training library, below, is continually growing. Please take a moment to browse or search the contents.

On-Demand Library

The (New) WordPress Block Editor

Built into WordPress version 5.0, the Block Editor delivers a rich and flexible editing experience.  Palomar plans to adopt this new editor that’s a bit different from the Classic Editor we’re used to using. Fortunately, the SiteOrigin Page Builder works well with this new editor. Here are some resources for you to become acquainted with… Continue Reading The (New) WordPress Block Editor

The New Gravity Forms Experience (Version 2.5)

Gravity Forms 2.5 is now available for Palomar College websites. If you are an existing Gravity Forms user, there are a few changes that you should know about. You can read the full details from the developers of Gravity forms on their blog or, even better, see it in action by viewing the video covering… Continue Reading The New Gravity Forms Experience (Version 2.5)

Export/Import Layouts from Site to Site: Site Origin Page Builder

The SiteOrigin Page Builder plugin allows you to create complex WordPress pages without ever having to write a line of code. If you’re looking for an intuitive way to make multiple columns, accordion toggles, or other complex interactive features for your website, this page builder might make sense. If you don’t see this plugin in… Continue Reading Export/Import Layouts from Site to Site: Site Origin Page Builder

Worry-Free Image Attribution: the Image Source Control Plugin

Learn how to quickly and accurately add attribution to images in WordPress with the Image Source Control plugin. Topics covered in this 6-minute session include: Add media to the WordPress media library Accurately complete the attribution items in the plugin interface Illustration includes an image downloaded from Wikimedia Commons Captions are forthcoming, please check back!… Continue Reading Worry-Free Image Attribution: the Image Source Control Plugin

Getting Started: SiteOrigin Page Builder

The SiteOrigin Page Builder plugin allows you to create complex WordPress pages without ever having to write a line of code. If you’re looking for an intuitive way to make multiple columns, accordion toggles, or other complex interactive features for your website, this page builder might make sense. If you don’t see this plugin in… Continue Reading Getting Started: SiteOrigin Page Builder

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