Should you use a different theme for each course? Or should you create a child themes?
- [Voiceover] To theme or not to theme?…That is the question.…For each of your course sites,…it's technically possible to adopt a different theme.…However, this means learning all the unique intricacies…of each theme that you use.…Remember, one of the major drivers for using multisite…in the first place is to spend less time administering…your course site and more time focused…on engaging with your students and your course content.…If possible, select a theme that allows you…to easily customize the look of each site,…but keeps the general flow and structure…of your course sites consistent.…
This will help you as you're building…and navigating between your sites.…There's nothing more frustrating than getting…in the middle of a semester only to discover…that a key function that you've come to rely on…in one theme is not supported in another.…Selecting common themes between your courses…also helps your students that may be taking…multiple courses from you more quickly adapt…to the flow of each course.…If there are customizations that you want to make…
- Creating a test environment to configure WordPress Multisite
- Designing a Multisite network
- Manually creating a Multisite network
- Creating new sites
- Managing access and privacy settings
- Adding and managing users
- Managing plugins and themes across multiple sites
- Creating a site template
- Aggregating posts in a Multisite network
- Supporting students
- Exporting student sites
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Designing a Multisite Network
3. Creating a Multisite Network
4. Managing a Multisite Network
5. Managing a Multisite Network of Classes
6. Managing a Multisite Network for Students
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