Setting up Your WordPress Site – The Class Video Tutorials!

Hello My Fellow CT101 – Digital Storytelling Students!

I hope that everyone was able to relax a bit during our spring break and recalibration period. Please let me know how you are doing. Im always here to help!

This blog post holds 5 important set by step videos that will walk you through the entire process of registering a Domain Name, setting up your Web Hosting account / platform, and getting started with WordPress.

If you have not be able to attend the class Zoom sessions then these videos will help 100%. You may have to watch them more than once, but ultimately you can following along and pause the videos as you work along side with them. Im here to help! Our class Zoom sessions are specifically set up so that anyone can share their screen and we can trouble shoot our collective questions.

 

*Step 1 – First things first – You will need to Register a new domain name, Sign up Here <-

Then watch this video below to walk you through the process. Remember, you do NOT need to PAY for Anything. (I sent you the Promotion Code via e-mail to your York college e-mail address)

 

*Step 2 – The video tutorial set up Creating your account, registering your domain name, applying web hosting and installing WordPress.

After setting up your Reclaim Hosting account, make sure that you verify your e-mail with them, they will be e-mailing you the link to do this. If you have any questions regarding your hosting account or your domain, you can always contact them for their awesome tech support by opening a ticket on their website.

 

*Step 3 – video tutorial – You are registered, installed and ready to begin customizing your new website! This video below will help with getting started with WordPress, changing your theme, customizing your site’s title, adding images, removing images, altering content. This video was taken from our class session just before spring break.

Step 4 – Video Tutorial This Video Tutorial below was taken from Thursday 4/16 – it continues to dig into customizing WordPress by creating a new page, working with the Header Menu navigation and layout, the social media menu, changing the header images and much more!

This Video was recorded via Zoom and requires this access password: g9^U3.*d

Click the image below to start the video.

https://zoom.us/rec/share/vt1VCK-t7VJJW6Od0ELdfapiBdjZeaa81CIc8qdZxBx7iWRtG07yvavC2We14buG 

This Video above was recorded via Zoom and requires this access password: g9^U3.*d

 

Step 5 – Video Tutorial – from 4/21 – More WordPress Customizing Tutorials – Setting up new pages, adding to the Navigation Menu, creating a Category, adding Plug-ins and More!

Click the image below to watch the video – use this password: 3P@k++8*

https://zoom.us/rec/share/9cFVDqrB2nFOTafdtUv8RZYIOq_dT6a813Ae_vZYyhzv_0GUKkKhxZ0FPzedCAoT

 

Step 5A – Video Tutorial – from 4/23 – More WordPress Customizing Tutorials – Setting up new pages, adding to the Navigation Menu, creating a Category, adding Plug-ins and More!Click on the image below to watch the video – Password: 1i^O$3&b

https://zoom.us/rec/share/1_FTH-70-HJJQNbrz3jQQrYaMbnDaaa80XIa8vUEmR4CiWF43_sn0_N1TGwJxQ4a Password: 1i^O$3&b

 

This week in CT101 we will again be focusing on getting everyone set up and helping with the customizing process of WordPress. My ambition is to make shorter videos and also share a series of content from the Internet. We will be discussing HOW we will all be using our websites individually too!

PLEASE E-MAIL me and say hello, let me know how I can help you! rseslow@york.cuny.edu

Here are a few more videos that also are very helpful for working with wordpress and the twenty seventeen theme:

See you all in Zoom and also here on the site!

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