In Class 18 of Introduction to WordPress, we covered troubleshooting WordPress including:
- Determining what exactly is breaking or not working within WordPress.
- Identifying where to get help.
- Troubleshooting methods for post content, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, and servers.
Below is also the criteria for the Class Project presentations this week.
- I Make Changes and Nothing Happens « WordPress Codex
- CSS Troubleshooting « WordPress Codex
- 10 Steps to Valid HTML
- Secrets of Successful Editing of WordPress Themes
- My WordPress Theme is Broken
- Validating the Code Behind the Page
- Conquering Site Validation Errors « Lorelle on WordPress
- FAQ Installation « WordPress Codex
- Installing WordPress « WordPress Codex
- Common Installation Problems
- Troubleshooting « WordPress Codex
- 9 Common WordPress Problems and How to Solve Them | Webdesigner Depot
- Fix WordPress: Common Errors and Solutions
- WordPress and the Fatal Memory Error « Weblog Tools Collection
Under the Hood
The following are advanced techniques for troubleshooting WordPress:
- Debugging in WordPress « WordPress Codex
- Top 10 Most Common Coding Mistakes in WordPress Plugins « planetOzh
Preparation for Final
March 13 and 15, 2012, are the two class dates for the presentation of your WordPress Class Projects. Your fellow students will be judging the team projects. The following criteria will be considered in their judging.
Does the Statement of Work:
- include an outline of the project’s scope?
- feature assigned tasks and responsibilities?
- feature deadlines?
- describe demographics information and research?
Does the site feature:
- About Page?
- Contact Page?
- Policies (appropriate to project goals)?
- Appropriate images?
- Appropriate content topics?
- Product and service descriptions and information representative of the business?
- Posts in appropriate categories?
- Content in appropriate tags?
- Post titles representative of the business and project goals?
- Five categories with three posts per category? If not, how many?
- Author/Contributors representing the project goals?
- Appropriate use of widgets?
- Social media integration and share points?
Consider the following:
- Does the site represent the goals of the project proposal?
- Do you feel the students did their homework and researched the client and their industry?
- Does the overall look and feel of the site represent the statement of work and project goals?
- Is the Project’s “call to action” steps complete?