WEB170 » Schedule (Summer)

All assignments are “due” by (or before) Friday at 3:00pm of their scheduled week.*

Week One (06/26 – 06/30):

Lecture: SyllabusResourcesWhat is WordPress? & The Anatomy of a WordPress SiteInstalling WordPress to Your Server
Reading: (Beck) Introduction, (Friedman) Ch. 1

Week Two (07/03 – 07/07):

Lecture: Setting Up & Customizing WordPress OptionsInstalling and Using a Pre-Developed WordPress ThemeInstalling & Using Plugins for WordPress
Reading: (Beck) Ch. 1 – 6, (Friedman) Ch. 2
Due: Choose Your Project Site & Install & Set Up WordPress

Week Three (07/10 – 07/14):

Lecture: Creating Content with WordPress, Editing & Formatting Text in WordPressUploading & Using Images in WordPressCreating Navigation & Menus in WordPress
Reading: (Beck) Ch. 7 – 9, (Friedman) Ch. 7
Due: Create Your Template Files

Week Four (07/17 – 07/21):

Lecture: Anatomy of a WordPress ThemeCreating a WordPress Theme From a TemplateCreating a Navigation & Menu System for a WordPress Theme,
Reading: (Beck) Ch. 11 & 12, (Friedman) Ch. 3 & 4
Due: Create Your Content & Menu System

Week Five (07/24 – 07/28):

Lecture:  Creating the Template Files for a WordPress ThemeCreating a Static Home Page with Multiple Loops for Your WordPress Site
Reading: (Friedman) Ch. 5 – 8, 11 & 16
Due: Create Your Theme from Your TemplateCreate Your Main & Sub Menu Systems

Week Six (07/31 – 08/04):

Lecture: Creating a Custom Posts Feed with Featured Images in WordPressUsing Widgets in Your WordPress Site
Reading: (Friedman) Ch. 8, 10 & 14 
Due: Create The Template Files for Your ThemeCreate a Static Home Page with Multiple Loops for Your Site

Week Seven (08/07 – 08/11):

Lecture: Using Custom Fields in Your WordPress SiteSearch Engine Optimization (SEO) in WordPress without Using a Plugin
Reading: (Friedman) Ch. 9 & 15
Due: Creating a Custom Posts Feed with Featured Images for Your SiteAdd a Widget to Your Site in Your Sidebar

(Final) Week Eight (08/14 – 08/18):

Lecture:  Create a FlexSlider Gallery Using Attachment Images in WordPress without a Plugin
Due: Create a Pull-Quote for Your Site Using Custom FieldsSearch Engine Optimize Your Site

ALL assignments are due no later than midnight Friday, August 18th for review and grade.

* Students are also responsible for changes to the schedule that I make verbally in class.

This portion of the Premium Design Works website is written by Mike Sinkula for the Web Design & Development students at Seattle Central College and the Human Centered Design & Engineering students at the University of Washington.

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