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Learn tricks and best practices to keep your Boise State website up to date using WordPress.


WordPress Classes & Drop-In Labs Offered by OIT

Drop-In Labs

WordPress & Web Accessibility Drop-In Labs are intended for problem solving and consultation for people already familiar with using WordPress at Boise State. They are not intended as classes for people who want to learn WordPress basics.

Drop-In Labs are currently scheduled for the following dates and times:

  • Monday, April 10, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Employee Learning and Development Classroom, Human Resource Services, Campus School.

No registration is required.

Siteimprove Training

Learn how to use Siteimprove to identify and review potential accessibility issues on Boise State University WordPress sites. We will provide an overview of the Siteimprove Accessibility Reports and allow time for participants to review data on their own sites.
  • Instructor: Rachael Kelly
  • Registration Required

WordPress at Boise State

Learn how to use Boise State’s WordPress environment for creating and maintaining public-facing college and department websites. Topics include best practices for creating Pages and Posts, using media, leveraging shortcodes, search engine optimization, using menus, and foundations of web accessibility.
  • Instructor: Shad Jessen
  • Registration Required

Is Your Site Ready for the Redesign?

Ease your transition to Boise State’s upcoming WordPress site redesign by learning strategies to streamline and improve your website content. Participants will learn how to audit existing website content, gather feedback from colleagues and stakeholders, define audiences, and establish site governance.
  • Instructor: Shad Jessen & Rachael Kelly
  • Registration Required

Web Accessibility at Boise State University

Boise State values inclusiveness and access for all students, faculty and staff. The Americans with Disabilities Act prevents individuals with disabilities from being denied the benefits of services, programs or activities at Boise State, which including content on our WordPress public-facing websites. This session will address how accessibility standards impact current web content, how you can help bring your content into compliance, and best practices for creating future content that both minimizes legal risk to the University and ensures access for everyone.
  • Instructor: Shad Jessen
  • Registration Required


WordPress Schedule



View the WordPress class schedule on Google Calendar.

Other Resources

Visit webguide.boisestate.edu for step-by-step tutorials, additional training content, and information about managing, using and securing WordPress at Boise State University.


Customized Training

Contact OIT Communications if you would like to schedule a customized group training session for WordPress.


More Information

For questions or help using WordPress at Boise State University, contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk at 208-426-4357 (HELP) or helpdesk@boisestate.edu.