Student Projects and WordPress

Why is the code in socalled professinal themes so hard to understand? Multimedia students often face problems if they use freemium-premium solutions. Right now the multimedia students at Business Academy Aarhus work on their exam projects. During the project they’ll create an advanced multimedia solution for a real life client, that must be “powered by… Continue reading Student Projects and WordPress

24 Hours On WordPress

The last 24 hours or more I have been on WordPress. A template part has been made. In the evening, and night I participated in WordPress Slack. Today the categories were organized in the entire site. The Aquarelle template part In Web Developer 258:50 pp. there’s a lovely tutorial on a watercolorlike animation for a… Continue reading 24 Hours On WordPress

Installing WordPress in a Second Semester Class

Differences between operative systems is a major challenge when you teach WordPress. Experiences from a real life classroom session in a second semester multimedia designer class. Yesterday I introduced WP to a second semester class. So these notes are based on my own reflections after the session. First a strategic overview: The class used XAMPP as… Continue reading Installing WordPress in a Second Semester Class

Curriculum 2nd Semester

Reflow to the business academy Friday: on a meeting we prepared for the upcoming semester. I told the 2nd semester team about the ideas behind Twenty Seventeen. In many ways the theme for our first project and Twenty Seventeen are similar. It’s interesting to note, that topics we’ve worked on for the last two -three years find… Continue reading Curriculum 2nd Semester

WordPress used by researcher to publish findings
WordPress used by researcher to publish findings

Observation

Today a fellow researcher mentioned that she wanted to publish her findings on a WordPress blog. The researchers with a multimedia background promised to give an introduction to “add images and media“.

Deduction I: WordPress is everywhere. It’s not just a question of the odd multimedia designer student mocking up a web presence or webshop. WordPress is a tool for researchers too.

Deducton II: WordPress is used because you can publish without code knowledge. The ease of use is a major key to the influence of WordPress.

 

WordPress = 25% of the Web

Why you should know WordPress? Have a look at the statistics. WordPress powers 25% of the web. Why should you know anything about WordPress? Because it powers 25% of the web. In a not so far future WordPress may power more web pages than the home-hacked ones. The illustration above demonstrates the present power of WordPress.… Continue reading WordPress = 25% of the Web