Search Engine Optimize Your WordPress Content

Characteristics Of This Class:

In this unique three hour workshop you'll learn by doing and leave the workshop having started the process of seach engine optimizing your WordPress-powered website or blog. Along the way you'll learn how to use SEO plugins to optimize your WordPress site's post and page content and maximize your content's visibility on the web.

In this workshop you'll will learn how to:

  • Use an SEO plugin and built-in WordPress features to optimize each page and post on your WordPress site
  • Set the home page title and meta description for your site
  • Generate an XML sitemap (list of all your page content) and submit it to Google Webmater Tools
  • Connect your site to Google Analytics, so you can start tracking your stats
  • Connect your site to Google Plus and other social networks


  • Self-hosted site (not
  • A laptop to bring to class (or you have the option of renting one of our iMACs for $50 for the class).
  • The latest version of WordPress installed (and the administrative access to the site)
  • If you are already signed up for Google Analytics and/or Google Webmaster Tools, bring your login access to those accounts

Who Should Take This:

People who need to do more with their WordPress site but aren't ready to write code just yet. You must have a site set up and ready in

If you don't really know how to edit basic content in your WordPress site, take WordPress for Beginners - How to Run Your Own Site/Blog first.

Angela Bowman

Angela Bowman

Angela Bowman of and has been involved with internet technologies since 1996 when she became a member of the online tech support team at Quark, Inc. After learning about WordPress at BDA, she became a full-time WordPress guru, serving individuals and small-to medium-size organizations. She stretches the boundaries of WordPress by making extensive use of its built-in features combined with judicious use of plugins and creative CSS. Angela will help you think outside the blog box by helping you understand the nuts and bolts of WordPress and to endlessly customize your WP themes.

The instructor was so great! Engaging, clear, and made sure nobody fell behind in the class.

Kendall, 6/3/2014

Knowledgeable, friendly.

Suzanne, 6/6/2013

Answered all the questions I and my boss had, solved all our issues!

Super-knowledgeable! Great plug-ins explained - not too overwhelming.

Lisa, 6/6/2013

Very informational - a lot of good ideas to research. Instructor is very knowledgeable.

Megan, 6/6/2013

Angela was wonderful, very knowledgeable about Wordpress, SEO, content needs, local user groups, etc.

Brenda L., 3/20/2013

Angela was very informative and handled questions well and professionally.

Debbie, 3/20/2013

Fantastic content and instructor, practical insights. Top notch!

Mark, 3/20/2013

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Optional Payment Plan for :

We want to make our training as accessible as possible so we offer a simple payment plan for our . Each of the 4 payments is 25% of the total registration fee with no finance charges or other costs. The first payment will be taken when you register and the remaining 3 payments are paid every month for the following 3 months (detailed payment information in the table below). It's easy to take advantage of this option and we encourage you to sign up early since these programs often fill up fast! If you're interested, don't register online. Instead, please contact BDA staff at 303-800-4647 or email us with the name and start date of the class you wish to attend ( and we'll get you setup, take your first payment, and confirm your registration.


Payment Program Details

  BDA Member Non-Member
Payment 1
Paid at time of registration.
$34.75 $37.25
Payment 2
Due one month after registration.
$34.75 $37.25
Payment 3
Due two months after registration.
$34.75 $37.25
Payment 4
Due three months after registration.
$34.75 $37.25
Note: registrants using the payment plan are not eligible for the early registration discount and always pay the standard registration fee ($139.00 for BDA members and $149.00 for non-members).

Registration Fees

BDA Members: $129.00

Non-Members: $139.00

Registration Discount Applied
You save $10.00 by registering before midnight on 2/5/2015. Standard registration fees for this program are $139.00 for members and $149.00 for non-members.

Scheduled Dates

February 09, 2015

Complete Schedule:
2/9/2015 | 6pm to 9pm

Location: Boulder (Details)


May 28, 2015

Complete Schedule:
5/28/2015 | 6pm to 9pm

Location: Boulder (Details)