- Guest speaker!
- WordPress workshp
- In-class ebook exercise: the book market
Guest Speaker – Harriet Baskas
- Getting WP installed at BlueHost (remember to sit beside one another)
- Getting WP installed at Dreamhost
- Configure WordPress – checklist
Thinking about themes (again) > your posts (discussion – MORE TAGS!!):
Back to workshop:
- Install one of your themes (working in pairs)
- Appearance -> Themes
- Search (searches WordPress.org)
- Find and click to install
- Turn on Akismet (use your WP.com account info)
- Update gravatars (if needed — need a name, even if first name, to prevent logins from showing)
- Widgets preso
A word (or two) about security
- Reading before next Wednesday:
- Project assignment: post an outline of your site on your project page.
- Extra Credit: make a post here (this course blog) that is a resource or news item related to WordPress (very big umbrella); select the category “resources” for your post.