WCUS: Welcome to Training

Preliminary tasks:

  • Plugins:
    • top 10 plugins in repo
    • what plugins are shared hosts providing upon installation?
  • Plugins – where to find, what to do, evaluating, recs – existing lesson plan “choosing and installing plugins” needs to be reviewed to determine if it is missing anything
  • objectives for plans outlined as to be written

Lesson Plans that need to be written:

  • Intro to Themes
  • Intro to Plugins
  • Themes – where to find, what to do, evaluating, recs
  • editing plugins
  • design for theming
  • getting a theme into the repo
  • Lesson plan of the top 10 plugins in repo (and default plugins installed by shared hosts)

Lesson Plans that have been started and need to be completed/reviewed:

  • Intro to WordPress (Q1 workshops) –
    • what can you do with WordPress
  • Dashboard overview
    • content editor overview
    • managing media
    • managing widgets
    • pages vs posts
  • Basic troubleshooting
    • troubleshooting basics
  • Building a theme from _S
    • custom post types
  • Building a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party
    • what goes in plugins vs what goes in functions.php

RevisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. from content audit

Accessing lesson plans to edit:

  1. Get assigned to a plan by a training team member
  2. Login at https://make.wordpress.org/wp-admin/
    • You may be presented with several options of teams, depending upon your involvement with other teams:Team Login
  3. From the Dashboard, you can see which plan you have permissions to access:
    1. Accessing Lesson Plans from Dashboard
  4. From the front end:
    • Navigation MenuNavigation Menu A theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for giving various control options to get users to click from one place to another on a site. -> Lesson Plans
    • Browse to the lesson plan you are editing
    • Select edit from the top of your screen to enjoy WordPress dashboard’s familiar post/page style editor.
      • Edit handbook page
    • Editing on the front end of a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. is great for composing plain text or writing htmlHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. manually.  It doesn’t offer a way to upload screenshots.