Training Team Updates for September 8, 2016

The team has identified the initial batch of lesson plans that we’ll tackle for our intro to themes workshop:

  • Choosing and Installing Themes/ Assigned
  • Basic Theme Configuration/ Unassigned
  • How to Find Theme-Specific Documentation/ Unassigned
  • Theme Documentation/ Unassigned
  • Web Fonts (Managing Fonts)/ Assigned
  • Intro to CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site./ Assigned
  • Taglines/ Unassigned
  • Static Front PageStatic Front Page A WordPress website can have a dynamic blog-like front page, or a “static front page” which is used to show customized content. Typically this is the first page you see when you visit a site url, like for example. vs. Content Feed/ (this may be this lesson:
  • Site Icons and Logos/ Assigned
  • HeaderHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. and Background Images/ Unassigned
  • Managing Menus/ Assigned
  • Templates/ Assigned
  • Themes/Plugins Relationships/ Assigned
  • Theme AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( Unassigned
  • Theme Internationalization/ Unassigned
  • Theme Troubleshooting/ Unassigned

These lesson plans will be our main focus over the next few months in addition to working on building/rebuilding some team materials.

Our notes from this week meeting are available here:

A full list of plans that are ready to test is located here: