The site will be called MotoMeet, its a site for motorcycle enthusiasts can meet others like them and have a monthly meet up. Website plan will be included.
- Create a blog post
- Create categories and tags for your site
- Create a user for the professor
Create the categories (that you identified in your site plan) for your site in WordPress.
You should have 3-5 categories.
Remove the Uncategorized category
Delete the Hello World blog post that was created when you installed WordPress
Add 5 new blog posts
Each post must be assigned a category. You should have at least one post for each category.
Each post must have at least 2 tags. Tags must be different than the categories. You should have at least 5 different tags between all the posts.
At least one post must include a link.
At least one post must contain multiple paragraphs with a ‘read more’ link.
You must use 2 or more of the following formatting options to a post
list (numbered or bulleted)
Schedule one post to be published at a later date
Add a user with administrative privileges for the professor.
- Create a static page for your site
- Add images and multimedia to your site.
Create a static page for your site following your website plan. Page must include at least 3 paragraphs of information.
You can delete the Sample Page that was added when you installed WordPress and create a new page, or you can modify the sample page to something that is appropriate for your site.
Add at least 3 embedded images to your site. These may be on a post or a page as long as you have at least 3 somewhere on your site. All images must have alternate text. At least one image must have a caption
Add at least 1 featured image to a post
Create an image gallery with at least 3 images and display in a post or page
Add multimedia to at least one page or post
- Find and install a theme for your site
- Customize theme settings for your site
- Use the WordPress Administrative site to configure your WordPress site including title and tagline, timezone, etc.
- Identify and install a free theme for your WordPress site.
- Customize as needed with colors, images, etc. to make your site unique.
- Explain why you chose this particular theme for your site. What customization did you apply and why? This may be typed in a Word document and attached or you may enter this information directly in the comments for the lab.
- Customize sidebars and menus for your site
- Identify the navigation that will be needed for your site
- Create or modify the main menu for your site that includes static pages and categories.
- Identify any additional menus that will be needed in a sidebar or footer
- Customize the sidebar and footer for your site with widgets and menus.
- Create all of the static pages for your site with appropriate content.
- Create at least 3 posts for each category that you have identified. Tag each post appropriately to help users find the information they seek quickly and easily.
- Add plugins to your site
- Install and activate JetPack plug-in
- Add social media buttons to your posts and pages
- Add a contact form to your ‘Contact Us’ page
- Install, activate and configure reSmush.it plugin
- Configure comments for your site.
- Activate Akismet plugin
- Identify a free plugin you would like to use on your site
- Think about some functionality that you would like to use on your site
- Research plugins and identify one you would like to try
- Install, activate and configure the plugin. Be sure to use it somewhere on your site.
- In the comments for this lab, explain why you selected this particular plugin and what it does. If it is something that affects the front-end, tell me where I can find it on your site. Was the plugin easy to install, configure and user? Did it perform as expected?
- Create a child theme for your site
- Customize your site using a child theme
- Install and configure the Child Theme Configurator plug-in.
- Create a child theme from your parent theme
- Modify at least 3 styles from the parent theme in the child theme stylesheet
- Add at least 2 styles in the child theme that do not exist in the parent theme.
- Add a web font and apply it to at least one CSS selector
- Preview and activate the new child theme