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Monday, June 11, 2012

June 25, 26, 28, 29: Deploying a Large Scale Site using WordPress

The Club will be having a workshop on "Deploying a Large Scale Site using WordPress" this June 25, 26, 28 and 29, 2012 from 9 am to 4:30 pm at Room 207, Ateneo De Manila University, #20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City. 

Target participants are entrepreneurs and web developers who would like to learn how to deploy a large scale site using WordPress. Large scale site, for this training scope, are sites that have no less than 1 million page views a month.

DigitalFilipino Club Members are entitled to the following free slots:
  • Corporate member - 2 slots and can attend the whole training 
  • SME member - 1 slot and can attend the whole training
  • Individual member - 1 day session (not transferrable). Discounted rate of P2,000 per day for the remaining days.
  • Non-members can attend this 4-days workshop for P12,000. (pay through Paypal) 
  • For one-day only, the fee is P3,000 per day.

This workshop will discuss:
  1. Planning your site components
  2. WordPress installation and set-up
  3. Plug-ins management
  4. Securing your WordPress site
  5. Server management
Participants are requested to bring their own laptop. The venue has wi-fi Internet access. However, bringing of back-up Internet access gadget is encouraged. Note that food is not included in this training.

Day 1: Planning your site components

This will help the participant plan their large-scale site and the necessary components.
  • Simple or multi-site
  • Shared hosting or dedicated
  • Membership site
  • E-Commerce site
  • Migration from a custom content management system to WordPress
WordPress installation notes
  • Options for installation
  • Settings
  • User account management

Day 2 Plug-in management
    • Theme framework creation
    • Mobile site creation
    • Plug-ins 
      • selection
      • customization
      • development
      • security
      • error handling
    Day 3 Security management
      • Comments and spam handling
      • Login security
      • File directory protection
      • Log review
      Day 4 Server (dedicated) management
        • Database optimization
        • Server optimization
        • Site speed optimization

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