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Website D.I.Y : Using WordPress to showcase your work

June 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - June 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm


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Planning to look for a job? Planning to start your own part time gig? Planning to showcase your creative work? You need to have an understanding of how websites work. Starting a website can be scary and a little confusing. So much information, so many choices and limited budget. Let us show you some easy hacks to get started and build your own website using WordPress.

Why WordPress? Because millions of people use this user friendly platform which is supported by a huge ecosystem of partners. 

In this interactive two part workshop, Michael Pazienza, successful serial entrepreneur, founder of Mashbox and website wizard will take you through the basics and get you started. 

What you will learn: 

  • Intro to wordpress
  • How to set up a simple site
  • Easy hacks : access to templates  
  • Wix vs wordpress
  • Domain hosting
  • SSL certification
  • Private vs Public
  • Brief overview into HTML/CSS 
  • Careers with WordPress 

Each live online workshop will be 2 hours from 11am – 1pm on June 20 and 21, 2020

Who is it for:

This course is for teens and college students


  • Access to a computer, the internet and a willingness to learn and interact.
  • No prior knowledge is required as this is for beginners.
  • We will work with WordPress

About Michael Pazienza, Co-founder & CEO, Mashbox 

Michael is a co-founder and CEO of Mashbox, a digital agency helping companies generate more value from their data. With over 15 years of experience building interactive applications, Michael has helped solve a wide array of visual and technical challenges using his unique perspectives and approaches.

Prior to Mashbox, Michael served as director of engineering for Mass Relevance, leading custom solutions and products for media and brands. He was creative technologist for Bazaarvoice, as well as managed digital operations for Pioneer Electronics, USA.



June 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am
June 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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