15 hours Track

Development for WordPress

In this track, you’ll learn WordPress uses PHP and how you can integrate your own code to create custom web applications. WordPress, is one of the quickest and most popular ways to build a dynamic website. Since its debut in 2003, WordPress has become so popular that nearly 75-million websites all around the world are powered by it, which makes up almost 20% of the internet! Also, because it’s an open-source platform, it has millions of themes and plugins available for anyone to use — most of which are completely free and easily customizable for your website. If you have never used WordPress before, want to setup a local development environment or need to learn the basics of programming, check out the suggested prerequisite steps.

  • An entry-level salary for the technologies covered in this track is about $36,000 / yr on average.

  • Some companies that use these technologies regularly include: eBay, Best Buy, ESPN, Yahoo, Digg, Nokia, Ford, Facebook, NY Times, TechCrunch, MTV News, and Treehouse