Tag Archives: Wordpress


Do You Want To Make A Web Site?

Have you heard about WordPress?

If you haven’t you’re:

  • Not living on Planet Earth.
  • Not having enough fun in your life.
  • Not reading this page which was made using WordPress.

Bud Kraus teaching at FIT

That’s me, Bud Kraus, your friendly WordPress Instructor

WordPress is one of the most versatile and user-friendly web publishing applications. It has been enjoying rapid and widespread use over the past few years. Over 29% of all web sites use WordPress. Find out how easy it is to make web sites, change or create themes, add plugins and expand your offerings to clients – or maybe you just want to create a new web site for yourself.

Sneak Peek

Want a quick look to see what you’ll be learning.? This short video explains the difference between wordpress.com and the self-hosted, full featured version of WordPress.

In this class, we’ll be learning the adult version of WP with all the features, whistles and bells.

Here’s a look at the site I use as a model for this class. Ok, it’s not a work of art. It’s beauty lies in how I show off many of the key aspects of WordPress I teach in class. It’s what you’ll need to know to make your web site a smashing success!

Much of what I teach I have on videos like these so if you need to review something you’ll always have access to my videos.

My next Class Starts Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6:20PM!! We meet six times. There will be plenty of time for you to make your site with my input.

Do all of this without having to know a line of code!! How crazy is that?!?!?

Prerequisites? If you can turn on your computer and use a web browser and a word processor, you are good to go. You don’t have to buy anything for this class!

Here is the home page I use for the class. Download the syllabus if you’d like (right column).

Learning WP is a skill that you can hardly live without in today’s world whether you are just making a web site or are going to work for others who want you to know how to work with a Content Management System.

Knowing WordPress is a business skill.

Here is where you can get started learning something that is fun and useful. Now go and…


Next class begins Thursday, February 1 at 6:20P.

This course is being taught by me, Bud Kraus, veteran WordPress and web design instructor, here, there and everywhere. Reach me at [email protected] or 973 479 2914.

Get Your Store Online With WordPress And Start Making Money With Your Dream

online store

Do you want to sell clothing, shoes, jewelry or anything you can make or sell online?

Learn how to use WooCommerce, the leading WordPress plugin which creates online stores, to build your own store.

In this hands-on class you will build your eCommerce site to sell any kind of product.

  • Find your theme that is suitable for WooCommerce.
  • Learn how to add and manage your products, complete orders and understand reports.
  • Set up a payment gateway.
  • Set shipping and tax preferences.
  • Learn which plugins are needed to safely and smartly run your online store.

This class is taught by Bud Kraus, veteran web design and WordPress instructor at FIT.

Prerequisite: You must be familiar with basic WordPress capabilities.

Next class begins Friday, November 10, 2017 at 6:20PM.

Questions? Ask Bud at [email protected] or