Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up WordPress, part of Dreamweaver CC and WordPress 3.8 Essential Training (2014).
…So now our database is created, the basic…site is placed in the local web server, and…we're ready to go on to the next…step, where we're finally ready to get to WordPress.…To get the latest version, go to wordpress.org.…Not wordpress.com, but wordpress.org.…And once you're there, click either of the Download WordPress links you see.…That will take you to the download page where you can click…Download WordPress 3.8 or whatever the current version number is.…Now it's entirely possible that WordPress may have released a…minor bug fixed version by the time you take this course.…
Don't worry though.…The techniques I'm demonstrating throughout the…course will work with them both.…Now I've already downloaded and expanded the ZIP file and placed it on my desktop.…Once you've expanded the ZIP archive,…copy the WordPress folder.…So now it's time to integrate these WordPress files into our existing site.…I'm going to open up a finder window.…And then navigate to my web server route, which I've placed under…the Favorites here htdocs and there's the site that we've set up.…
- Setting up WordPress locally
- Establishing your Dreamweaver CC site
- Adding and editing posts and pages
- Customizing WordPress themes
- Building responsive layouts
- Extending WordPress editable pages
- Using and styling WordPress plugins
- Integrating jQuery functionality
- Publishing your WordPress site with Dreamweaver
- Personalizing and enhancing WordPress
Skill Level Intermediate
Author update on April 4, 2014:
WordPress 3.8.2 is now available from wordpress.org. The update focuses on security issues and should not impact this course in any way. A much bigger release, 3.9, is currently a release candidate and will likely go live later in April. I'm currently evaluating what impact v3.9 will have on this course.
WordPress: Building Responsive Themeswith Morten Rand-Hendriksen2h 55m Intermediate
1. Setting Up WordPress
2. Exploring Your WordPress Site in Dreamweaver CC
3. Creating Content
4. Working with WordPress Themes
5. Customizing a Theme
6. Providing Responsive Design
7. Extending WordPress Editable Pages
9. Using WordPress Plugins
10. Extending the User Experience
11. WordPress Administration
12. Publishing Your WordPress Site
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