Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Roundup of plugins for this course, part of WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography.
- Looking back at the planning stage for this project,…you'll remember I created a list…of requirements for the site.…Now that I'm building the site itself,…it's time to look at those requirements…and makes sure I get them all added into WordPress.…When I look at this list of five objects,…I can right away see that four of them…have to do with plugins,…and the last one has to do with a theme.…If we go from the top,…large images with full screen "pop up" when clicked,…means I need a theme that displays large images.…And then I need some sort of plugin…that makes images pop out.…
That would mean installing some form of lightbox plugin.…Next, I need nice looking galleries,…preferably with full screen options.…That again focuses on images,…but this time on the gallery.…So I need a plugin that adds…some sort of style to my galleries.…Image captions are something that's built into WordPress,…but I also want to make sure that…when you pop out those images,…either in a gallery or just in a big box,…that the image captions…
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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 Photography Site
2. Extending Functionality with Plugins
Adding a contact form5m 53s
3. Picking and Configuring a Theme
4. Going Live
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