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Word press theme and plugins WordCamp Presentation

  1. 1. • Love working with WordPress and Social media • Training Passion ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR
  2. 2. • Social media education - Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook • Internet marketing • WordPress website training Areas of Expertise ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR
  3. 3. • Associates of science – Henry Ford Community College • Bachelors of Science – Eastern Michigan • Masters of Education – Wayne State Education ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR
  4. 4. • General Motors • Chrysler • Freelance with authors and small businesses since 2008 Experience ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR
  5. 5. • Web developers refer me to people that need training • They may even include a couple hours of training in a new website build • Small business owners that need one on one training Clients ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR
  6. 6. WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR • SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WHO JUST DEVELOPING THEIR BUSINESS SITE • SOMEONE WHO IS CREATING A WEBSITE FOR A HOBBY • A NEW WORDPRESS DEVELOPER • AN EXPERIENCED DEVELOPER LOOKING FOR NEW IDEAS FOR THEIR WEBSITE
  7. 7. WHY THIS COURSE CAN HELP YOU? THIS COURSE CAN HELP YOU LEARN HOW TO • CHOOSE A WORDPRESS THEME • INSTALL A WORDPRESS THEME • UNINSTALL A WORDPRESS THEME • CHOOSE A WORDPRESS PLUGIN • INSTALL A WORDPRESS PLUGIN • UNINSTALL A WORDPRESS PLUGIN
  8. 8. INTRODUCTION THINK OF BUILDING YOUR WEBSITE AS BUILDING A HOUSE
  9. 9. BUILDING A HOUSE COMPARE TO BUILDING YOUR WORDPRESS SITE • FIND A LOCATION • HOME DESIGN • ROOMS • FIXTURES • HOUSE DESIGNS: COLONIAL, CAPE COD, RANCH AND ETC. • URL (FOCUS KEYWORD OR NAME) • WEB DESIGN • PAGES • PLUGINS • OVER 7000 THEMES Prepare your site Create the foundation (WordPress Core)
  10. 10. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A THEME AND A PLUGIN? • THEME PERTAINS TO THE DESIGN • PLUGIN PERTAINS TO THE BEHAVIOR FEATURES
  11. 11. WHAT IS A THEME? •A WORDPRESS THEME PROVIDES ALL OF THE FRONT END STYLING OF YOUR WORDPRESS SITE •RESOURCE: •DEVELOPER.WORDPRESS.ORG/THEMES/GETTING-STARTED/WHAT-IS-A-THEME/
  12. 12. WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A THEME • IS IT UPDATED ON A REGULAR BASIS? • LOOK AT THE RATINGS TO SEE IF HAS A HIGH RATING • LOOK AT THE COMMENTS FOR THE MOST RECENT COMMENTS
  13. 13. WORDPRESS THEMES • FREE THEMES – USUALLY GOOD QUALITY IF THEY ARE UPDATED ON A REGULAR BASIS • COMMERCIAL / PREMIUM THEMES – PAID OR PREMIUM THEMES • THEME GENERATORS • OR COULD EVEN CREATE YOUR OWN THEME FROM SCRATCH!
  14. 14. THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO UPLOAD AND INSTALL A THEME IN WORDPRESS • USING FTP (FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL) ADVANCED • UPLOAD A THEME THROUGH THE WORDPRESS DASHBOARD • SELECT A THEME THROUGH THE WORDPRESS DASHBOARD
  15. 15. UPLOAD A THEME THROUGH THE WORDPRESS DASHBOARD
  16. 16. SELECT A THEME THROUGH THE WORDPRESS DASHBOARD
  17. 17. UNINSTALL AND DELETE A WORDPRESS THEME • CHOOSE ANOTHER THEME (A THEME IS REQUIRED) • APPEARANCE >THEMES> THEME DETAILS AND DELETE
  18. 18. RESPONSIVE THEMES • A THEME THAT ADJUST BASED ON SCREEN SIZE. (IPAD, ANDROID, KINDLE AND ETC.) • HTTP://MOBILETEST.ME • HTTP://QUIRKTOOLS.COM/SCREENFLY/
  19. 19. CHILD THEME • USUALLY USED WITH YOU HAVE CUSTOM UPDATES • THE MAIN THEME WILL OVERRIDE ANY CUSTOM CHANGES • HTTPS://CODEX.WORDPRESS.ORG/CHILD_THEMES
  20. 20. PURCHASING THEMES • BEWARE THAT YOU MAY NOT GET A REFUND BACK.
  21. 21. PLUGINS
  22. 22. WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A PLUGIN • HOW LONG AGO WAS IT UPDATED • RATINGS • COMMENTS ON THE WORDPRESS.ORG WEBSITE
  23. 23. OVERVIEW OF THE USE OF PLUGINS • PLUGINS ARE SMALL “PROGRAMS” GIVING YOU THE POSSIBILITY TO EXTEND THE FUNCTIONALITIES OF A BASIC WORDPRESS INSTALLATION. MOST PLUGINS CAN BE DOWNLOADEDAND INSTALLED FOR FREE. • THE SEARCH FOR PLUGINS CAN BE DONE BEST THROUGH THE WEBSITE OF WORDPRESS ITSELF.
  24. 24. HOW TO INSTALL A PLUGIN? (MOST USED)
  25. 25. HOW TO INSTALL A PLUGIN? (MOST USED)
  26. 26. HOW TO DELETE A PLUGIN • DEACTIVATE • DELETE THE PLUGIN
  27. 27. PLUGINS IN WORDPRESS
  28. 28. GRAVITY FORMS (PAID)
  29. 29. PLUGINS IN WORDPRESS
  30. 30. COUNT PER DAY PLUGIN
  31. 31. PRETTY LINK
  32. 32. DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION & FREE COUPON • FREE COUPON TO MY “HOW TO BUILD A WEBSITE IN A WEEK” ONLINE COURSE ON UDEMY • HTTP://ANGELASAMUELS.COM/NEWSLETTER/
  33. 33. QUESTIONS
  34. 34. THANK YOU
  35. 35. • VisionaryMeetings.com or • AngelaSamuels.com • Website: AngelaSamuels.com • Email: info@AngelaSamuels.com • Twitter.com/angelamsamuels • Facebook.com/angelamsamuels Contact ANGELA SAMUELS TECHNOLOGY EDUCATOR

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