WordPress has become a juggernaut within the modern web development & CMS landscape, and with this wide adoption has come enough setup & configuration options to render each WordPress site acquiring a unique structure of its own.

Join developer Joey Nizuk of Nye-Zik Creative in an introduction to the WordPress ecosystem. Targeted at business owners who are either considering a WordPress site, or have inherited one, Joey will walk you through the basics of:

  • What WordPress is and what it is not
  • Basic setup and and editor overview
  • Overview of the plugin landscape
  • Basic security
  • Site maintenance


Once completed you’ll have a basic foundation & knowledge to continue exploring the WordPress ecosystem, whether you intend to manage it yourself, or hire someone else to.


This event is sponsored by NorCal SBDC and Hacker Lab. In order to participate, you agree that Hacker Lab may share the following information with the SBA: First and last name, email address, phone number, and business name. Additionally, you’ll be asked to sign in and provided with a survey on the day of the event.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Hacker Lab with accommodation requests.

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WordPress Basics for Small Businesses & Freelancers
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