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How I Made a Career Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code

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*** These slides accompany a talk given at WordCamp Toronto on October 4, 2015. ***

Think only coders can make a living using WordPress? Think again! There are a surprising number of ways to make a career using WordPress without knowing a single line of code. This presentation will tackle some of the barriers that discourage beginners from using WordPress professionally, like a lack of technical skill and feeling like an impostor.

Shed the fear and discover different career options and simple WordPress tips while learning to leverage your unique skill set for the tech industry.

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How I Made a Career Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code

  1. 1. How I Made a Career Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code
  2. 2. Andrea Zoellner @Andreazoellner
  3. 3. 3 Lies
 3 Truths
  4. 4. 1. Web Design = Coding
  5. 5. Coding Languages vs English, French, German, etc…
  6. 6. 2. If I can’t do it quickly, and I can’t do it alone, I shouldn’t do it at all.
  7. 7. 3. I’m a fraud.
  8. 8. 3 Truths
  9. 9. 1. You know more about website design than you think.
  10. 10. • Customizer • Shortcodes • Plugins • Forums
  11. 11. 2. Job hunting will be unorthodox, and that’s ok.
  12. 12. 3. Learning to code is the next achievable step.
  13. 13. Thank You! Andrea Zoellner @Andreazoellner

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