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Author Scott, Adam D
Title WordPress for Education
Imprint Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2012
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (157 pages)
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Note Intro -- WordPress for Education -- Table of Contents -- WordPress for Education -- Credits -- About the Author -- About the Reviewers -- www.PacktPub.com -- Support files, eBooks, discount offers, and more -- Why Subscribe? -- Free Access for Packt account holders -- Preface -- What this book covers -- Self-hosted WordPress or WordPress.com -- Who this book is for -- What you need for this book -- Conventions -- Reader feedback -- Customer support -- Errata -- Piracy -- Questions -- 1. Installing and Configuring WordPress -- Installing WordPress -- Purchased hosting -- Installing WordPress with purchased hosting -- Finishing the installation -- Manually installing WordPress -- WordPress overview -- Creating posts and pages -- Writing a new post -- Creating a page -- Settings -- General Settings -- Writing Settings -- Reading Settings -- Discussion Settings -- Media Settings -- Privacy Settings -- Permalinks -- Summary -- 2. Setting Up Our Class Site -- Basics of post and page editing -- Previewing and publishing options -- Pages -- Creating a home page -- Making the Home page static -- Syllabus page -- Deleting the sample page -- Posts -- Adding a video to a post -- Categories and tags -- Editing an existing post and adding an image -- Adding an image -- Editing post categories -- Themes -- Widgets -- Menus -- Summary -- 3. Enhancing WordPress with Plugins -- Finding and installing plugins -- Managing plugins -- Plugins -- Preinstalled WordPress plugins -- Hello Dolly -- Akismet -- Education plugins -- ScholarPress Courseware -- WP Survey and Quiz Tool -- Grader -- Conversation and communication plugins -- Contact Form 7 -- Semi-Private Comments -- IntenseDebate Comments -- Disqus -- bbPress -- Social plugins -- WP to Twitter -- Simple Facebook Connect -- Other Plugins -- Jetpack -- Calendar -- WordPress Mobile Pack
Add Multiple Users for WordPress -- Anthologize -- Updating plugins -- Uninstalling plugins -- Summary -- 4. Enabling a Multisite Network -- Before installing -- Creating the network -- Exploring the Network Admin area -- Creating a new site -- Installing themes and plugins -- Network enabled themes -- Network enabled plugins -- Network administrator plugins -- New Blog Templates -- Multisite Plugin Manager -- ThreeWP Activity Monitor -- Network content -- Displaying a list of network sites -- Displaying network posts -- Summary -- 5. Creating a Social Network with BuddyPress -- WordPress, Multisite, and BuddyPress -- Installing BuddyPress -- Components -- Pages -- Permalinks -- Theme -- Finish -- Registering student accounts -- Individually registering students -- Enabling student self-registration -- Activity -- Friend connections -- Groups -- Forums -- Group forums -- Sitewide forums -- Protecting student privacy -- Summary -- 6. BuddyPress Courseware -- Installing and configuring BP Courseware -- BuddyPress Courseware settings -- Global settings -- Collaboration settings -- Make assignment responses private -- Gradebook default grade format -- Webservices API integration -- Customization -- Renaming the groups page -- Setting Courses as the site home page -- Creating a course -- Enabling BP Courseware -- Courseware dashboard -- Adding course content -- Lectures -- Assignments -- Posting assignments as a teacher -- Submitting assignments as a student -- Viewing student responses -- Gradebook -- Bibliography -- Schedule and calendar -- Teacher and student roles -- Help and support -- Summary -- 7. Site Management -- Site backups -- Site performance -- WP Super Cache -- Better WP Minify -- Site security -- Secure WordPress -- WP Security Scan -- Updating WordPress -- Summary -- 8. WordPress Resources and Plugins -- WordPress resources
WordPress Codex -- WordPress Support Forum -- WordPress Showcase: Education -- wp-edu discussion list -- Digging into WordPress -- Plugin directory -- Index
Create interactive and engaging elearning websites with WordPress
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Scott, Adam D. WordPress for Education Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited,c2012 9781849518208
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