Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing and fine-tuning, part of Dreamweaver CC and WordPress 3.8: Core Concepts.
…Once your live site is up and running, there is still a little bit to go.…It's especially critical that you do your own testing and, especially with…the WordPress based site, engage your client in the testing process as well.…So, I like to think of it as divided into two main areas.…Your own testing, and then client based testing.…Your own testing should initially address the public facing site.…You want to make sure that all your output is cross-browser, cross-platform,…and especially today, cross-device.…
In terms of the amount of time to put into this, for me it's a major effort.…And I continue it throughout development. Now,…you also want to make sure to test the administrative site, and by…that I mean the WordPress dashboard, and any other areas you might have.…For the most part, there's already been a lot of testing that's gone…in to make sure that it's cross browser, and cross platform as well.…So, you really only need to do a little bit of work.…
However, I do recommend…that you look at your WordPress site on a variety of…
- 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.
Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Themeswith Joseph Lowery1h 47m Intermediate
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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