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Portfolio Building Using Wordpress to build an ongoing book

Before session, go to Wordpress.com to setup and verify your account. Setup Options (site type, template, design) don't matter immediately. Stratcomm might want to come up with clever branding. For now, go with firstnamelastname or firstinitiallastname.

Examples

  • What do you like? Not Like?
  • How would you want to organize?
  • What would be a good header?
  • What would you include in your portfolio?
  • Static Front or no?

Demo

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Show what your resume says you can do

Practice - today's goals

  • Customize (menus, widgets, etc.)
  • Posts (practice embeds and editing)
  • Develop plan (what are your remaining to dos?)
  • About Me Page
  • Navigation

Plan - how to complete

Open Portfolio Labs - This open lab is your chance to work on your portfolio or resume prior to a class (or job) deadline. These hours are drop in, so come in at any point to get help.

  • Nov. 30 1-3 pm
  • Dec. 6 9-noon
Created By
Heather Lawrenz
Appreciate

Credits:

Created with images by rawpixel - "Man holding river photo" • Anete Lūsiņa - "Sponsored by Google Chromebooks" • William Iven - "scrabble tiles and smartphone"

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