April 4, 2019 WordPress 0 Comments

Final Project

Use all the skills gained during the course to complete an extensive portfolio for yourself. You will use WordPress as a Content Management System, WordPress plugins to add desired functionality, and any other tools we covered throughout the semester. Select a topic that will allow you to showcase the skills you have learned over the semester. All content should be your original work.

Requirements

Foundation

  • Create an extensive portfolio using WordPress as the CMS
  • Install the website under a subdomain called www.portfolio.yourdomain.com
  • Create a child theme with a WordPress theme you choose
  • Website must have a total of five pages
  • Include email address and last updated date on the website
  • Must make at least 5 CSS selector changes under Additional CSS
  • Change title tags in WordPress settings
  • Your design / layout will be rated on a scale of 1 – 6 (1 being very poor and 6 being excellent)

Content / Pages

  • Home Page
    • 3 paragraphs of content briefly introducing yourself and skills (5 sentences minimum per paragraph)
  • About Page
    • 350 words of content going into more detail about yourself, your career aspirations, etc.
    • 1 image of yourself
  • Resume Page
    • Type out and style your resume (DO NOT just upload an image)
  • Fourth Page – You choose idea (this could be your professional work, work from classes, etc)
    • 3 paragraphs of content relating to your page idea
    • Include one of the following:
      • a) video of your work
      • b) slideshow or gallery of images/your work
      • c) writing samples of your work
      • d) audio files of work
      • e) other idea you can approve with me
  • Fifth Page – You choose idea (this could be your professional work, work from classes, etc)
    • 3 paragraphs of content relating to your page idea
    • Include one of the following:
      • a) video of your work
      • b) slideshow or gallery of images/your work
      • c) writing samples of your work
      • d) audio files of work
      • e) other idea you can approve with me
  • Any Page
    • Include at least three external links on your website (must open in new tab)
    • Include a social media widget (this can be on one of your pages or a sidebar or footer)

Publishing

1. On your Project 2 assignments page, be sure to link to your final project

Submitting

1. Sign into TRACS and go to Drop Box
2. Click on “Add”  and then “Add Web Links URLs”
3. Add your website URL in the following format http://www.portfolio.yourdomain.com
4. Put ‘Final Project’ for the Website Name

Due: Friday, May 10 by 11:59pm

Rubric: Download

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