Building your website

We have designed an built a fantastic theme which will work well for pretty much any business but because it has such great image control it’s specifically good for creatives – the theme is called Chameleon.

You can view a demo of it here

View the Chameleon demo

As you can see – this is a full featured theme which you can use to build a professional website.

We will refer to the demo often during the module so bookmark or open it in a tab in your browser.

We are going to break up the website build into the following sections:

  • Planning your website and preparing your content
  • Installing the theme
  • Basic WordPress settings
  • The theme settings
  • Assign a page to be the home page & the blog overview page
  • Using the page builder for:
    – Page Headings
    – Slideshows
    – Promo Boxes
    – Feature Text
    – Testimonials
    – Parallax
    – Content Feeds
    – Galleries
    – Call to Action Panel
  • Create a home page
  • The standard WordPress Text Area
  • How to add a blog post and set up categories
  • Using widgets
  • Use the customizer to set your website styles
  • Organizing your menus with custom menus
  • About shortcodes & Chameleon shortcode types
  • How to use shortcodes
  • Projects
  • Creating a parent page
  • Adding a plugin and a contact form

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