Here’s an example of what we will aim to produce during today’s online portfolio session:
https://epdpdonlineportfolio2019.wordpress.com (Public-Facing / Frontend)
https://epdpdonlineportfolio2019.wordpress.com/wp-admin (Admin / Backend)
You will need the following assets to start populating your sites.
1. logo image
2. image for header
3. images of two products
5. about/profile text (250 words)
1] Set up (and activate) a free WordPress account.
2] Set up two browser tabs:
https://yourname.wordpress.com (Public-Facing / Frontend)
https://yourname.wordpress.com/wp-admin (Admin / Backend / Dashboard)
3] Activate themes i.e. Twenty Sixteen.
4] Clear default Widgets.
5] Delete default Posts and Pages.
6] Create Pages: ABOUT, CONTACT, PRODUCT #01, PRODUCT #02 … ad infinitum.
7] Create and set up a primary navigation Menu.
8] Add Pages to primary Menu, arrange Pages and implement Custom Link [hack] for dropdown menu purposes.
9] Customise website/theme appearance.
10] Add content (self-portrait image/profile text) to ABOUT page.
11] Add Contact Form to CONTACT Page, edit form and test functionality.
12] Upload images and edit ‘Title,’ ‘Caption,’ ‘ALT text’ and ‘Description’ fields.
13] Add content (text/images) to PRODUCT Page and and create image galleries.