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WordPress<br />Jesse McLean<br />Waterford Kettering High School<br />jmclean3@gmail.com<br />
Hi! I’m Jesse McLean<br />Waterford Kettering High School<br />jmclean3@gmail.com<br />Twitter: @jmclean3<br />
Information Overload?<br />Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered:<br />http://www.delicious.com/MIPAWordPress<br />
There’s two of ’em<br />Wordpress.com<br />Wordpress.org<br />
WordPress.com<br />Free and easy to setup<br />No stress: setup, upgrades, spam = covered<br />Posts are backed up<br />Pr...
WordPress.org<br />Free CMS<br />Run ads<br />Some free themes, but also have the ability to upload themes and control the...
Find a Domain and Hosting<br />GoDaddy.com <br />
Hosting<br />Your website needs to live somewhere<br />Your district may provide space (but you still want your site to be...
The Insides:<br />
User Roles<br />Admin = GOD…oh wait, I mean….can control posts/pages, comments, settings, theme choice, import, users – th...
Inserting Images/Videos/Podcasts,etc<br />
Akismet<br />Click “Activate”<br />Go to https://akismet.com/signup/ to signup for an account and get an API key<br />
Google Analytics<br />http://www.google.com/analytics/<br />
Twitter widget<br />Twitter Resources<br />Can also use: <br />WickettTwitter Widget <br />Recent Tweets<br />Speaking of ...
Plugins and Widgets galore<br />Facebook<br />Comments<br />Analytics<br />
That’s all folks…<br />Thank you!<br />Please feel free to contact me if you have ANY questions whatsoever…<br />jmclean3@...
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  • Admin = has full and complete ownership of a blog and can do absolutely everything They have complete power over posts/pages, comments, settings, them choice, import, users – the whole shebang. Nothing is off-limits, including deleting the entire blog. Only one administrator per blog is recommended
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    1. 1. WordPress<br />Jesse McLean<br />Waterford Kettering High School<br />jmclean3@gmail.com<br />
    2. 2. Hi! I’m Jesse McLean<br />Waterford Kettering High School<br />jmclean3@gmail.com<br />Twitter: @jmclean3<br />
    3. 3. Information Overload?<br />Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered:<br />http://www.delicious.com/MIPAWordPress<br />
    4. 4. There’s two of ’em<br />Wordpress.com<br />Wordpress.org<br />
    5. 5. WordPress.com<br />Free and easy to setup<br />No stress: setup, upgrades, spam = covered<br />Posts are backed up<br />Provide themes for you (100+)<br />User.wordpress.com (although you can redirect)<br />Can’t upload plugins<br />Can’t use custom themes<br />PROS<br />CONS<br />
    6. 6. WordPress.org<br />Free CMS<br />Run ads<br />Some free themes, but also have the ability to upload themes and control the look and feel of your site<br />Ability to upload plugins<br />Great community<br />Complete control over coding (if you know how or want to learn)<br />Need web host (which costs money)<br />A little bit more techy<br />Have to upgrade software<br />PROS<br />CONS<br />
    7. 7. Find a Domain and Hosting<br />GoDaddy.com <br />
    8. 8. Hosting<br />Your website needs to live somewhere<br />Your district may provide space (but you still want your site to be catchy and easy to remember – URL redirect)<br />
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    20. 20. The Insides:<br />
    21. 21. User Roles<br />Admin = GOD…oh wait, I mean….can control posts/pages, comments, settings, theme choice, import, users – the whole shebang<br />Editor = can publish, edit and delete any posts/pages, moderate comments, manage categories, manage tags, manage links and upload files/images<br />Author = can edit, publish and delete their post, as well as upload files/images<br />Contributor = can edit their posts but not publish them<br />Subscriber = can manage their profile, read and comment<br />
    22. 22. Inserting Images/Videos/Podcasts,etc<br />
    23. 23. Akismet<br />Click “Activate”<br />Go to https://akismet.com/signup/ to signup for an account and get an API key<br />
    24. 24. Google Analytics<br />http://www.google.com/analytics/<br />
    25. 25. Twitter widget<br />Twitter Resources<br />Can also use: <br />WickettTwitter Widget <br />Recent Tweets<br />Speaking of Twitter, here are some people to follow:<br />@WordPress<br />@wpbeginner<br />@HackWordPress<br />@WordPress_Geek<br />WordPressdotcom<br />
    26. 26. Plugins and Widgets galore<br />Facebook<br />Comments<br />Analytics<br />
    27. 27. That’s all folks…<br />Thank you!<br />Please feel free to contact me if you have ANY questions whatsoever…<br />jmclean3@gmail.com<br />248-673-1261 ext. 304<br />twitter.com/wkhstv<br />
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