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  • CA274 - Web Content Management Systems and Strategy* [email_address]
    • Class website ca274.beekeeperdev.com
    • Google Group – Use to ask questions and share findings
    • Bring USB with your template to class
    Week 10 - Recap
  • Final Project Final Project
  • Final Project Requirements
    • Create a theme
    • Can be a from scratch or child theme (only TwentyEleven and Twentyten can be parent themes)
    • Must work on your class website
    • Must have the following
      • 1 sidebar (5 points)
      • At least 2 widgets (5 points)
      • One custom post type (5 points)
      • At least two templates, i.e. single.php, page.php, category.php (10 points)
      • 5 content pages (5 points)
      • Content page with video ( 5 points)
  • Final Project Requirements
    • Create a theme (cont.)
    • Must use the following
      • WP menu functionality (5 points)
      • At least 2 of plugins (5 points)
      • Featured Thumbnail functionality (5 points)
    • Due on 12/14. No option to turn-in late.
    • Must-turn in zip file and receive confirmation from me.
    • Free designs available at http://www.freecsstemplates.org/css-templates/
  • Hosting & Migration Week 11
  • Week 11 – Hosting
  • Week 11 – Hosting
    • Requirements
      • PHP 4.3 or greater
      • MySQL 4.0 or greater
      • The mod_rewrite Apache module
    • Tools
      • FTP
      • Favorite HTML editor
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Additional consideration
      • Cost
      • Shared vs. Dedicated
      • Tech support
      • Backups
      • Uptime
      • Contract vs. No Contract
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Additional consideration (continued)
      • Contract vs. No Contract
      • Upgrade path
      • Bandwidth /Hard drive space
      • Security/E-commerce capabilities
      • Reputation
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Recommended hosts
      • Bluehost
      • DreamHost
      • MediaTemple
      • Laughing Squid
      • WP-Engine
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Recommended hosts
      • Bluehost
      • DreamHost
      • MediaTemple
      • Laughing Squid
      • WP-Engine
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Slow website?
      • W3 Total Cache Plug-in (DB/CDN)
      • WP Super Cache (HTML)
      • Turn-off plug-ins
      • Optimize graphics
      • Better Hosting
    Week 11 - Self hosted
    • Content Migration
      • Content migration only move content content.
      • WP handles content migration from other CMS by default
      • Dashboard -> Tools -> Imports
      • Install plug-in follow instructions
    Week 11 - Migrating
    • Database Migration
      • Migrates content, settings, and users.
      • Overrides WP installation on destination hosts
      • Can be done with Plug-ins or phpMyAdmin
      • Save SQL from source Server -> Restore DB on Destination Server
    Week 11 - Migrating
    • Database Migration Plugins
      • WP Migrate - http ://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-migrate /
      • WP Migrate DB - http ://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-migrate-db /
      • RAMP (paid) - http ://crowdfavorite.com/wordpress/ramp /
    Week 11 - Migrating
    • PRACTICE
    Week 11
  • Install WordPress (10 Minutes) Week 11
    • Homework
      • Select HTML template
      • Get it approved
    Week 11 - Homework