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WordPress and Web Accessibility Training


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, and for sites using the approved standard Boise State WordPress theme.

They are not intended as training classes for first-time users to learn the basics of using WordPress, or for sites that are not using the approved standard Boise State WordPress theme.

Drop-In Labs are scheduled:

  • Monday, September 10, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Friday, October 5, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Monday, October 22, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Monday, November 12, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Employee Learning and Development Classroom, Human Resource Services, Capitol Village.

No registration is required.

As an alternative, you can schedule in-person support and consultation for WordPress by contacting the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357 or helpdesk@boisestate.edu.

“Legacy” WordPress at Boise State

Learn how to use Boise State’s “legacy” WordPress environment for creating and maintaining public-facing college and department websites. The legacy theme has been in place since 2012. Topics include best practices for creating Pages and Posts, using media, leveraging shortcodes, search engine optimization, using menus, and foundations of web accessibility.

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.

Web Content Accessibility Micro-Certification Badge

The Web Content Accessibility Micro-Certification Badge is a free professional development opportunity for all eligible Boise State employees. The course is available in a flexible online format and designed to meet the needs of WordPress site administrators and web content editors to draft, edit, publish, and remediate accessible web content.

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 or helpdesk@boisestate.edu.