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Using the code snippets file

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Video: Using the code snippets file

Before we get started, I'd like to introduce you to an important file that we will be using throughout this course, the code-snippets file. Whether you're a Premium member or a standard member of the lynda.com Online Training Library, you will have access to this file. If you're not a premium member, you can download this file from the free exercise files link on the course page. I have downloaded that file to my desktop here. It's called code-snippets.txt. Please note, if you are a Premium member this file is also included in your exercise files here.

Using the code snippets file

Before we get started, I'd like to introduce you to an important file that we will be using throughout this course, the code-snippets file. Whether you're a Premium member or a standard member of the lynda.com Online Training Library, you will have access to this file. If you're not a premium member, you can download this file from the free exercise files link on the course page. I have downloaded that file to my desktop here. It's called code-snippets.txt. Please note, if you are a Premium member this file is also included in your exercise files here.

The code-snippets file provides you with code snippets for each of the chapters where we use code snippets. I've laid it out in such a way that each chapter is marked and then inside you'll have the actual code snippets to paste in and I have also added some comments, you see them like this, that indicates where these code snippets are supposed to be entered. If in the movie, we are using several different code snippets, or we are using variants of a code snippet, I have also added a complete stack of all the code necessary. So can you simply copy all the code out and paste it into your file to be at the same place I am.

In addition, I made sure that older code snippets in this course are generic, so that you can use them even if the project you're working on is not identical to the one I'm working on. I will be using code-snippets file extensively throughout this course, but even when I'm not referencing the code- snippets file, you will find the code snippets for each movie in this file. So you can always copy it out and paste it into your theme. Now that you know how it works, let's get started.

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Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress

40 video lessons · 29314 viewers

Morten Rand-Hendriksen
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  1. 6m 28s
    1. Welcome
      58s
    2. Using the exercise files
      3m 54s
    3. Using the code snippets file
      1m 36s
  2. 8m 31s
    1. What is an online portfolio?
      2m 43s
    2. Tour of the finished project
      3m 15s
    3. Setting up a WordPress development environment
      2m 33s
  3. 16m 10s
    1. Creating site architecture
      5m 1s
    2. Creating a child theme
      6m 7s
    3. Creating an external file to manage functions separately from the theme
      5m 2s
  4. 25m 26s
    1. What is a custom post type?
      2m 14s
    2. Setting up a custom post type
      6m 39s
    3. Adding advanced variables to the custom post type
      3m 35s
    4. Advanced custom post type functionalities
      4m 29s
    5. Changing the menu position of the custom post type
      3m 19s
    6. Adding a custom post type icon
      5m 10s
  5. 22m 8s
    1. What are custom taxonomies?
      3m 34s
    2. Setting up a basic custom taxonomy
      2m 52s
    3. Hooking a custom taxonomy to a post type
      3m 13s
    4. Adding advanced variables to a custom taxonomy
      3m 9s
    5. Using hierarchical and nonhierarchical custom taxonomies
      5m 54s
    6. Using custom taxonomies in admin
      3m 26s
  6. 25m 40s
    1. Populating content into the custom post types
      10m 54s
    2. Uploading videos to YouTube
      2m 22s
    3. Embedding YouTube videos in a custom post type
      4m 23s
    4. Uploading videos to WordPress
      8m 1s
  7. 39m 47s
    1. Creating custom post type templates
      6m 50s
    2. Adding taxonomy info to the custom post type template
      9m 13s
    3. Creating conditional custom taxonomy links
      4m 46s
    4. Handling multiple post type templates: Individual templates
      6m 25s
    5. Handling multiple post type templates: Consolidating everything in one file
      6m 21s
    6. Handling multiple post type templates: Making custom post types the default
      6m 12s
  8. 15m 23s
    1. Creating an index page for a custom post type
      8m 10s
    2. Creating a custom taxonomy index page
      7m 13s
  9. 12m 3s
    1. Creating a custom footer sidebar template
      6m 58s
    2. Displaying a list of links to the latest custom post type posts
      5m 5s
  10. 14m 58s
    1. Creating static pages for the front and the blog
      4m 54s
    2. Populating the menu with new index pages
      4m 52s
    3. Creating a contact page with a contact form
      5m 12s
  11. 5m 55s
    1. Including the abstraction layer in other stock themes
      5m 55s
  12. 1m 22s
    1. Next steps
      1m 22s

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