Week10: October 25

Topic: Content (again), Media, Child Themes

Read for Class:

  • From Safari Books Online (link is if you need instructions on how to access)
    • Tris Hussey, WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Ch. 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 (skim)
    • Thord Hedengren, Smashing WordPress, Ch. 5 (child themes)
    • Karol Krol, WordPress 4 complete, Ch. 4
  • More on child themes
    • https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/wordpress-child-theme-tutorial
    • https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/01/create-customize-wordpress-child-theme/
    • Lynda.com tutorial:Wordpress: Building child themes by Morton Rand-Henriksen (totally optional if you need/want more information. It’s a good tutorial)
  • Responsive design won’t fix your content problem

Do for class:

  • Bring to class your group’s IA with a justification of it.
  • Bring to class a content inventory including what media (if any) you think you may need.
  • Be prepared to discuss your personas in light of your IA and content inventory.
  • Also think through what additional audiences (as I mentioned in class I believe there are 3) you may have missed. Hint: most of your personas are too broad. That is problematic. Think through what it could mean if you narrowed them down.

In class:

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