Content Management System (CMS): ◦ “…a web application [software] designed to make it easy for non- technical users to add, edit and manage a website.” -- https://plone.org ◦ Natively Handles (“behind the scenes”): User accounts & permissions Security Maintenance (updates & backup) Navigation elements (MENUs)
not about you… It’s all about your site visitor! UX Factors: MENUs / Navigation Taxonomy = an organizational structure ◦ WordPress Categories ◦ WordPress Tags Site Aesthetics (WP “Theme” [Session #3])
1. Create Your Taxonomy (Posts Menu) ◦ Categories ◦ Tags 2. Create Your Menu ◦ Appearance Menus Edit Menu - Create or Select Menu - Make sure to select the correct menu! - Menus are theme-specific *NOTE: WP menus are powerful… Use them! Your theme should not use their own menu system!
different… In style and format In support and licensing There is no shortcut… invest your time to do the requisite research Find something you like Make sure you can work with it yourself I’m happy to help: email me… Karen McCamy - Freelance