1-WordPress Bios

This is our first in a series of workshops. WordPress is a digital publishing platform. It will be the framework we use to share and publish the multimedia we develop. This workshop establishes core skills for WordPress. wordpress logo

Objective: Participants will create autobiography posts in WordPress that can include text, links, images and videos. Participants will leave comments on the work of their peers.

Stage I

  1. In WordPress, create a post. Include your name in the title.
  2. Type a few sentences about yourself.
  3. Create a category (or categorize the post) with your name or nickname.
  4. Check the category title “WordPress Bios”.
  5. Publish your post.

Stage II

  1. Upload an image of yourself into your the post you created for stage I.
  2. Revise and/or extend the text you wrote for Stage I.

Stage III

  1. Include a few links of things that are important to you.
  2. Include links or embed audio or video of media that you created or that is important to you.
  3. View other participants’ posts and leave thoughtful and constructive comments

Next time: Watch Audacity Tutorials