Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Making sure your site hits the mark, part of WordPress DIY: Freelance/Independent Website.
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- In the first three chapters of this course,…we planned for and created all the content,…changed the design and appearance of that content…through the customization of a theme,…and added functionality to our site…through a series of plug-ins.…Now it's time to take the site live and bring in visitors…to see and share our content.…And this process starts with making sure…we are meeting the Goals, Needs, and Requirements…we set out at the very beginning of the process.…The Goals for our site was to Get Customers,…Showcase our skills, and Share the knowledge.…
Looking at the site, we have achieved all of these goals.…To get customers, we have this nice, big call to action…at the front that takes us directly to the Contact page…where you can contact the baker by filling in this form.…We're showcasing skills through both a portfolio,…which in reality is just a page…with a regular WordPress gallery…that showcases the best work from this baker,…and we are sharing the knowledge…through both baking DIY articles and recipes.…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Establishing the goals for the site
- Making a content inventory
- Adding custom menus
- Installing and activating themes
- Customizing the front page
- Setting up a contact form and social media buttons
- Controlling SEO and social sharing text
- Securing your site and managing spam