Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing the site before going live, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Showcasing Photography.
- If you've been following along…with this course since the beginning, you should now have…a fully functional photography site up at your domain.…Now, before you tell the world about your site,…there is a couple of things you'll want to do first.…I call this the pre-launch checklist.…For starters, you're going to want to click through…every single page of your blog,…and every link that you find, just to make sure that it…works as expected.…This can be a time consuming process,…but it's much better than to spend this time upfront,…then get an email from someone, after you've launched,…letting you know that you've got 404 errors.…
After you've been through all your links,…you wanna make sure that the form works,…as someone submitting the form,…and you also wanna make sure you receive the proper…notification as an admin.…Once you've done that, you'll want to test your site…in various browsers.…We've made a lot of customizations to our site,…so let's make sure it still looks good across the board.…We've been developing in Firefox,…
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- Preparing to build a photography site
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring theme settings
- Setting up menus and social media
- Adding custom styles
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Extending Functionality with Plugins
3. Picking and Configuring a Theme
4. Going Live
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