Week Two – What Can You Put Into a WordPress Site?
This week we will focus on what goes into a WordPress site, covering the Pages, posts, images, links, video, web writing, and organizing the content on your site. Be prepared with a minimum of five copyright free images and links to 3 YouTube videos to publish on your site. Come ready to write and be creative.
- WordPress Editors
- Content and Writing
- Publishing Multimedia
- Exploring the WordPress Post Panel
- Exploring the WordPress Page Panel
Homework Week Two
- Review all the articles in the links for the class lessons.
- Check off the tasks you’ve accomplished on the Blog Checklist.
On Your Blog
- Complete the assignments for images and video.
- Create a Contact Page with a contact form.
- Create a Page called “Policies”
- Add your copyright policy and license.
- Go to Creative Commons and find the appropriate license and add it to your Policies Page (with Creative Commons badge/image).
- Edit published posts to fix their formatting if necessary.
- Add three new posts to your blog.
- Add a google map to a post or Page.
- Add another post with images and/or a gallery.
- Add a post featuring a blockquote and citation link.
Note: Some of the articles may have already been listed. The are included as topics covered in them directly relate to this week’s lessons.
- WordPress Basics
- WordPress Multimedia
- Adding an image gallery – Learn WordPress
- Creating an image gallery – WordPress.tv Videos
- Adding a slideshow – Learn WordPress
- Using slideshows on WordPress.com – WordPress.tv Videos
- Embedding photos – WordPress.tv Videos
- Embedding YouTube videos into your blog posts – WordPress.tv Videos
- Embedding videos – WordPress.tv Videos
- Testing Video Floats and Alignments
- WordPress Themes
- Web Writing
- Copyright and Plagiarism
- What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Content
- Plagiarism, Copyright, and Fair Use
- Do You Need Permission to Link to Someone’s Content?
- Link Etiquette: You Do Not Need Permission to Link
- What is a Copyright? – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
- Limitations of Copyright – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
- Copyright Myths – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
- How to Find Plagiarism – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
- Contacting a Plagiarist – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today
- Copyright Protection and Defense: The Long Haul – Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today