University of Wisconsin–Madison

WiscWeb Training

End-user training for WiscWeb sites and the UW-Madison Theme is provided by the WiscWeb Training Team and includes entry level Getting Started training, through more advanced feature-specific training. Future training to be added includes Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for sites and how to effectively use Analytics.

Training is provided for: General audiences in a classroom setting; departmental groups, or one-on-one at the customer site or in an alternate classroom setting; Using video modules; and in Brown Bags across campus. Customers can also request customized training to meet their specific needs.

You can sign up for upcoming training sessions using the links provided on this page. However, if you’d like to schedule a small group or one-on-one training session, please contact our training lead at matt.goins@wisc.edu.

You can also refer to the WordPress Beginners Documentation (PDF). This document is a high-level, start to finish process of setting up a site and creating your first pages and posts. Please note, theme details may change and may not be reflected in documentation right away.

All classes take place in room B207 at the Computer Sciences Building (1210 W. Dayton St.). This lab is in the basement of the building, to the right of the vending machines.


Thu 26

Training – WordPress Using the UW Theme

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 27

Training – Using the Gravity Forms Plugin

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 30

Training – Introduction to Google Analytics

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
May 03

Training – WordPress Using the UW Theme

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All Open Lab sessions take place in room B207 at the Computer Sciences Building (1210 W. Dayton St.). This lab is in the basement of the building, to the right of the vending machines.


Thu 26

WordPress Open Lab Time

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 02

WordPress Open Lab Time

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
May 03

WordPress Open Lab Time

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am