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Part2_Dissecting the Dashboard

Part2_Dissecting the Dashboard

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Part 2 of my webinar series with DearMyrtle. This one presented June 25, 2012. http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2012/05/webinars-wordpress-for-genealogists.html
Part 2 of my webinar series with DearMyrtle. This one presented June 25, 2012. http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2012/05/webinars-wordpress-for-genealogists.html

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WORDPRESS FOR GENEALOGISTS

Part 2: Dissecting the Dashboard

June 25, 2012 taneya@gmail.com www.facebook.com/taneya www.twitter.com/taneya

WEBINAR SERIES
 Part 1: Learn the Lingo
 Basic familiarity with WordPress, how it works, the terminology used, WordPress.com

 Part 2: Dissecting the Dashboard – June 25th
 Delve further into the WordPress.com Dashboard – Myrt works on site appearance.

 Part 3: Features, Features & More Features – July 9th
 WordPress.org -- plugins & themes - how to find them, how to choose them; DOs and DON’Ts; uses in genealogy.

 Part 4: Polishing to Perfection – July 16th
 more advanced - how to tweak themes, maintenance issues, site analytics

RECAP – PART 1
 Background & WordPress Fundamentals
 WordPress history  Content management systems  Functionality

 Using WordPress
 Wordpress.com vs. WordPress.org

 Hands On: Creating a WordPress.com site
      Signing up at Wordpress.com Dashboard introduction Posts vs. Pages Categories vs. Tags Widgets Created a few pages & posts

TONIGHT’S PLAN

Wordpress.com Social Network The ultimate Dashboard tour Myrt’s website Questions

DISCLAIMER
As an employee of Vanderbilt University Medical Center I am required to state the following:

“The views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.”

WORDPRESS.COM SOCIAL NETWORK
Social Features with other WordPress Sites & Blogs

Reader • Find Blogs • Follow Blogs Notifications

http://en.support.wordpress.com/reader

EMAIL SIGNUP

www.tngenweb.org/shelby

READER SCREEN VIEW

View of latest blog post from the Shelby County, TNGenWeb site

Reminder: Go Live

DASHBOARD TOUR
• Dashboard offers many options
• Can be overwhelming but don’t fear! • Come back and play around on your own • Listen for those options that will work for YOUR specific needs

MYRT HAS MORE FUN!

Objectives
Write new pages Write new posts Make front page static Change the theme Apply a header graphic Menu navigation Widgets
Reminder: Go Live to Myrt

Appearance

MOBILE VIEWS

iPad landscape view

smartphone

iPad portrait view

UNTIL NEXT TIME
Part 3: Features, Features & More Features – July 9th
• WordPress.org • plugins & themes • how to find them, how to choose them • DOs and DON’Ts • uses in genealogy

taneya@gmail.com www.taneya-kalonji.com/genblog www.twitter.com/taneya

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