- Visual concepts such as Rule of Thirds, aspect ratios, optimal resolution/size, alt/title tags
- Creative Commons and Copyright
- Using other people’s images
- In-class ebook exercise: get everyone invited/in G+ APE group
- Visual concepts (ppt)
- Using other people’s work (copyright)
- Creative Commons licensing : Flickr example
- Logistics: please link your project sites on the assignment page
- Practice: create a blog post here (course blog) and paste some copy — use fake latin. Use an image from this blog’s media library. Then insert it into the blog post. Do this four times: choose the size and then align none; align left; align center; align right. See what happens to the copy “below” the image with the different alignments. [No need to publish – you can leave in draft state and just preview.]
- Where we left off …. admin accounts
- Discuss in pairs/threes: Why do we not want to keep the “admin” account with full administrative privileges?
- How to demote the “admin” account
- How to change email addresses on your accounts
- Spam magic : “activate” Akismet [You must enter your Akismet API key for it to work. Get your key – free for personal accounts, use your WP.com email]
- JetPack – explore all options. Figure out which ones to turn on now, which ones later.
WP Dashboard review
- Screen options
- Posts -> categories, tags, delayed posting
- Media -> all of your uploads
- Links -> blogroll – history/why/it’s a widget
- Publicize -> defaults can be overwritten!
- Project, due February 11: make sure your Gravatars have image, biographical info. Link to your Gravatar on your project page on this site. Add at least one blog post to your project site.
- Practice: go to Flickr and find a creative commons licensed image that might work for your blog. Create a blog post here and use the image; you can use use fake latin again. Tell us why you picked this image and this alignment/size. Publish as “Assignment.” Remember “more” tags!
- Reading before next Wednesday: Security Tutorial, 10 ways to build authority as an online writer (how might you use these tips?), Boost traffic with great titles
- Extra Credit: make a post here (this course blog) that is a resource or news item related to security; select the category “resources” for your post.