WCBKK WordPress Workshops for Children

In conjunction with WordCamp Bangkok 2017 and with the kind hospitality of Web Courses Bangkok we will be working with a few international volunteers to run free WordPress workshops for students on Sunday, February 19th after the conference.

The goal of the workshops is to introduce WordPress to a younger audience and to show different aspects of the software to kids who are interested in writing or developing with it.

Workshops

Introduction to WordPress (In English and Thai)

Instructor: Petya Raykovska, Senior Project manager at Human Made and WordPress Polyglots Global Communication Lead
Suitable for: Students ages 10-18 with basic internet skills interested in blogging and writing
Language: English
Duration: 3 hours
Sessions: Morning: 10am-1pm, Afternoon: 2pm-5pm.
Capacity: 15 students
Bring along: A laptop (optional)

What you will learn

  • How to set up your own personal site
  • How to publish content, text, images, video, galleries
  • How to change the way your site looks like
  • How to extend your site with more functionality

Intro to building WordPress themes (in English)

Instructor: Emanuel Blagonic, founder and designer at Croatia’s leading WordPress agency Blagonic brothers and organiser of WordCamp Croatia
Suitable for: Students from age 14+ with more than basic understanding of HTML and PHP
Capacity: 15 students
Duration: 3 hours
Sessions: Morning: 10am-1pm, Afternoon: 2pm-5pm.
Bring along: A laptop optional (If you would like to use your own computer, please install Mamp (a local server package, and WordPress)

What you will learn

  • What every WordPress theme has to have
  • How to organize files and directories
  • Understanding WordPress templates and template hierarchy
  • What is WordPress loop and how to work with custom queries
  • How to create basic templates to show your pages, posts, and homepage
  • How to supercharge your theme by adding support for plugins like ACF

Location

WebCourses Bangkok 
Address: Sathorn Training Centre Rama 4, Bangkok 10210
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Food & Drinks

  • Light food & drinks will be provided for free

Sign up

To sign up for a workshop, please claim one of the workshop’s free tickets. The workshop capacity is very limited, so if you sign up but you are not able to make it, please inform the organisers so the space can be made available for other candidates.