Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a basic content inventory for the site, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website.
- We've looked at our goals and needs,…and outlined the requirements to give direction…to the rest of our project.…The next step is to outline our content,…or site inventory.…A content inventory is a list of every major item…that will go on to the site.…What is it,…how is it organized in relation to the other content,…what kind of information does it contain,…is there anything special about this piece of content,…that sort of thing.…All of this information goes into my inventory.…Now, here, I'm using a Google Spreadsheet.…I like that it's easy to come back…and check items off along the way,…or make notes about a particular bit of content.…
But you can use whatever tool…is most comfortable to you.…So, how do you get started mapping out content?…Well, the easiest place to start is probably…to think about the navigation links you'd like to use.…So, right off the bat, I know I'll need a home page,…an about page, a contact page,…I also know that I want a page for membership information…and for community postings.…Keep in mind, in this step,…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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