Day 1

Why Websites

purpose and CONTENT

Provide service

Sell products

Propaganda

... and more!

How do Websites Work?

Assignment 1

Create a simple website.

What is WordPress?

Introduce the WordPress Dashboard

/wp-admin

Dashboard / Quick Link

Dashboard / Five most used functions

1. Posts - Add / Edit Posts

2. Pages - Add / Edit Pages

3. Appearance - Themes, Widgets, Menu

4. Plugins - Manage Plugins

5. Settings

Go to Dashboard

View Site

Modify Settings

1. Change Sitename.

2. Change Permalinks.

3. Modify Display Name

Change Favicon

1. Create from template.

2. Create a blank Logo.

3. Change blackground color.

4. Add text.

5. Choose "Add a heading"

6. Change text color

7. Centerlize text.

8. Centerlize text.

9. Download image.

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2

3

4

5

6. Click "Select"

8. Click "Skip cropping".

9. Success.

Install Theme Astra

Filter of different kind of themes.

Preview before Install

Install and Activate Theme "Astra"

Customise Theme

1. Click "Customise".

2. Click "Global".

3. Click "Typography"

4. Click "Base Typography"

5. Change font family, font size.

Posts

draft / publish

Add new post

Settings

Post Visibility:

1. Public

2. Private

3. Password Protected

Featured image

Block Editor

Add block

Change mode

Outline

Duplicate Blocks

List all blocks.

Remove Blocks

/

Type “/” to add different type of blocks.

Link

Options

1. Top toolbar: put toolbar on top

2. Spotlight mode: deem other block

3. Fullscreen mode

Edit HTML

Assignment 2

Add new posts

1. Create new post “Assignment 1”.  

 2. Create new post “Assignment 2”. 

Pages

Menu

Assignment 3

Create a menu which contains:

1. post

2. page

3. custom link

4. catagories

Create a Sitemap

Assignment 4

Design your website and create a sitemap.

End of the first day.

Thank you for participating.