Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress

with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
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Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress
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Learn how to build an advanced portfolio site that showcases various types of content using the free open-source application WordPress. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen demonstrates creating custom post types, differentiating and classifying content with custom taxonomies, and working with custom post templates. The course also shows how to embed YouTube videos, build index pages, display the latest posts from different custom post types, and hook custom post types into separate themes. Exercise files accompany with the course.

Topics include:
  • Exploring online portfolios
  • Creating the site architecture
  • Incorporating advanced custom post type functionalities
  • Hooking a custom taxonomy to a post type
  • Understanding how hierarchy relates to taxonomies
  • Populating content into custom post types
  • Handling multiple post type templates
  • Displaying a list of links to the latest custom post type posts
  • Building static pages for the front and the blog
  • Creating a contact page with a contact form
Subjects:
Design Web
Software:
WordPress
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Welcome

Hi, my name is Morten Rand- Hendriksen and welcome to Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress. In this course we will use WordPress to build an online portfolio showcasing different types of content, as well as all the regular WordPress items like static pages and a blog. I will start by showing you how to create new custom post types for content like photos and videos. We will create custom taxonomies to facilitate better organization of the custom content. We will build custom post templates and index templates for each of the custom post types, as well as for the custom taxonomies, and finally, we will tie everything together by showcasing the five latest posts from each of the custom post types in the footer sidebar.

With the skills from this course in your WordPress toolkit, you will be well equipped to handle advanced portfolios and other sites. Now let's get started with Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress.

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