Request a WordPress site.

Choose a theme at Dashboard>Appearance>Themes.

Customize the theme with the prepackaged banners or create a banner of your own.

Choose what you want to appear in the side bar at Dashboard>Appearance>Widgets.

Review the installed plugins at Dashboard>Plugins to see if they can enhance your site.

Additional plug-ins can be reviewed at https://wordpress.org/plugins/. Please check that your desired plugin is actively being developed.

Additional WordPress training can be found through the Smith Portal via the Lynda.com link.