New technologies offer to all the staff a wide new range of possibilities and tools, but not without challenges. Approaching ICT without sufficient direction and practical training can be a time-consuming endeavor.
One of the government website development platform is WordPress. WordPress is a free, open-source website creation platform. On a more technical level, WordPress is a content management system (CMS) written in PHP that uses a MySQL database. In non-geek speak, WordPress is the easiest and most powerful blogging and website builder in existence today. WordPress is an excellent website platform for a variety of websites. From blogging to e-commerce to business and portfolio websites, WordPress is a versatile CMS. Designed with usability and flexibility in mind, WordPress is a great solution for both large and small websites.
The Bangsamoro Information and Communication Technology Office (BICTO) conducted ICT Literacy Training: Government Website Development Training Using WordPress Platform last June 6 – 7, 2022 at DICT Training Center, Cotabato City.
This structured activity allows participants to improve their ICT skills in a practical and concrete way and gaining as well a broader understanding of WordPress platform and are expected;
- to capacitate ICT division of each ministry on how to use WordPress;
- to equip with basic trouble shooting on how to fix website error; and
- to impart knowledge and understanding of the various facets of WordPress including editing posts and pages, adding and using plug-ins, and how to update and maintain a WordPress
BICTO invited Ms. Raimarie S. Losaria of Bangsamoro Commision for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage.