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Creating a new directory in webfaction and uploading a starter theme in Wordpress.

Creating a new directory in webfaction and uploading a starter theme in Wordpress.

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Getting set up for final project Getting set up for final project Presentation Transcript

  • Getting Started on the Final Project Creating a new directory in Webfaction and installing a starter Wordpress theme
  • Create a new directory in Webfaction • Go to “websites” tab in Webfaction, click on site
  • Add a new application
  • 1. Call it “magazine” 2. Change app category to “WordPress” 3. Add “magazine” to the url 4. Save
  • Save your new directory *Note: Your site might not show up right away
  • Congrats! • You now have two different Wordpress installs • yourdomainname (portfolio site) • yourdomainname/magazine • Use will use a different username and password to log into each site
  • Visit yourdomainname/magazine • Click “Log in” on bottom left
  • Your username is “admin” • What’s your password? Go to Webfaction.
  • Go to the “applications” tab • Click on your new magazine directory
  • Copy the “Extra info” at the bottom
  • The “Extra info” is your temporary password
  • Log in to your new Wordpress dashboard
  • Add yourself as a new user as Administrator
  • Log out, log back in w/ new password
  • Go to Users and delete Admin
  • Attribute posts to you, then confirm
  • Now you’re ready to download a new theme • Go to Appearance  Themes  Add New
  • Install the tk-1.0 starter theme • You will first need to download this theme from the class website
  • Activate the new theme
  • Refresh yourdomainname/magazine • You are now ready to start building your site!