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Intro to Interactive Media

You might find a theme that you like for the bulk of your website, but you want the homepage to be different. Here are step-by-step instructions for creating a custom homepage for your WordPress theme. Before getting started, you should be logged into your WordPress dashboard and your FTP client (Fetch). You also need access […]

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This Powerpoint presentation provides information on how to: Activate a plugin that blocks spam Rearrange the order of your menu items Create a child theme to add css style commands to your website Here is additional information on child themes.  

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Coding a navigation bar

There are several ways to code a menu bar. For examples on how to code a simple vertical or horizontal (non-responsive) navigation bar, download this example navs zip file and view the examples. To build a responsive navigation bar using Bootstrap, check out this Bootstrap Menu Generator.

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The following Powerpoint includes step-by-step instructions for getting set up with a server and buying a domain name.

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Bootstrap is a framework with many more functions and capabilities than we can get through in one class. Read the following to get a better understanding of designing responsive layouts with Bootstrap. Bootstrap 3 Grid System Bootstrap 3 Grid Introduction Twitter Bootstrap Tutorial (Specifically the “Creating Grid” section.) Learn Twitter Bootstrap in 2 Hours

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Bootstrap is a framework with many more functions and capabilities than we can get through in one class. Read the following to get a better understanding of designing responsive layouts with Bootstrap. Bootstrap 3 Grid Introduction Bootstrap 3 Grid System Twitter Bootstrap Tutorial (Specifically the “Creating Grid” section.) Learn Twitter Bootstrap in 2 Hours

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This PowerPoint presentation talks you through the process of creating a new directory in Webfaction and installing a starter WordPress theme on your new website.

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Check out this helpful link about how to use Customizr to edit your WordPress theme. It includes a section on creating and editing photos sliders, which should be helpful to many of you.

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This Powerpoint provides instructions for logging into your new WordPress site and making yourself an admin.

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WordPress PowerPoint

This presentation shows you how to control a few more functions in your WordPress site. It provides instructions for: Downloading a plugin that blocks spam comments Putting your navigation items in a specific order Controlling which widgets appear on your site

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