Fall 2019
Location: CP Library

Date: Sat, Sept 28/19

Time: 1-5pm

4 Hr –WP Intro Workshop

How to Setup a Basic WP website


Instructor: Aileen Desmarais

Office: Carleton Place, ON






The focus of this workshop is to learn the basics of setting up a website, from URL purchase to a quick, yet functional website.


The goals of the Workshop are to have a basic website setup, by

       Obtaining and implementing a URL

       Loading WP and a theme.

       Learn how to customize the look and feel of the site.

       Make pages, posts, add media and links

       Basic settings and privacy controls


1.     A laptop with internet ability will be required, as you will be responsible for your own upkeep of your website after the workshop.

2.     Any relevant digital pictures, possibly saved as .jpgs

3.     Business or Portfolio Information, saved as word files, if possible


That the individual has a basic understanding of how to setup, and customize the look and feel of their site, on their own after this workshop



Materials Provided

       A Mini-Manual will be provided to make notes

       A Virtual Sand-box to learn in

       A URL if purchased before, *see chart below

       Beverages and Snacks provided


1st hour – Keith Baldwin

Cover URLs, hosting, emails, loading WP, Sand-Boxs Assigned

2nd hour

Basic Settings, Privacy Controls, Customize Site, Make Pages, Posts, 15 min Break

3rd hour

Adding media, making links, menu updating.

4th hour

Working on Individual Sites, Evaluation of Workshop



Workshop Cost

Price List


Workshop only


Workshop and URL

$50.00 + cost of URL*

Workshop/.ca URL / 1 yr hosting



*Etinasoftware Domain Name Prices – URL

*Please Note that once a URL is purchased it cannot be refunded, it is your domain for a year, regardless of who hosts it.

Domain Product



.CA Domain Name

Includes help purchasing and securing your domain only with Domain Privacy

$20.00/Year +tax

(DIY $14.99)


Includes help purchasing and securing your domain only with Domain Privacy

$30.00/Year + tax

(DIY $23.98)

SiteLock Security Seal

This is only recommended and should be added to the domain price

$19.95/year + tax