Web Publishing

WordPress webinar recording

We have updated the resources for the course with a video recording of the presentation. Please register to view the webinar   Duration: 1 hour The video covers the topics from the course: What is WordPress Planning your website Settings, site health & updates Adding pages & media Menu, widgets & plugins Themes Testing &

Planning your website

Inspiration Look at a range of sites that perform a similar role. What doesn’t work, is distracting or is frustrating? What content do you see first? How are menus and pages organised? How many clicks to find things? How far did you need to scroll? How much text? How many images? Stages Lists and brief

How to disable comments in WordPress

When creating a new post or page on a WordPress site, comments are enabled automatically. Recently, we have noticed that spam bots are targeting comment boxes with inappropriate language. These comments can be viewed by anyone who is looking at your website. Please follow the steps below to disable comments. To disable comments when creating

Suggestions to help get your website found on the web

Just by creating a website doesn’t mean it will automatically be found through an Internet Search Engine tool such as Google. There are thousands of websites to compete with. Here are some tips to help make your site search-engine friendly. Add Keywords Use relevant keywords throughout the site page text. Search Engine crawlers/indexers rely on

Creating & editing your website in WordPress

Check out an example website If you’re wondering what WordPress looks like you can view a Kindergarten website created in WordPress; https://kitpwp.kindergarten.vic.gov.au/ Download Easy WP Guide WordPress Manual; http://easywpguide.com/download/ Install Updates Ensure your website is up-to-date. The administration Dashboard will alert you with red badges when updates are available for WordPress and each installed theme

Create an online presence for your Kindergarten

It’s useful to have an online presence for your Kindergarten that provides a quick and easy way for your audience to find you and access information and resources over the Internet. Planning your online presence In planning how you will create an online presence, firstly identify your audience, what it is they want and order these

Google My Business

Some kindergartens have asked us why other services and businesses appear at the top right when they Google search their kindergarten's name. When you Google search a business name, Google finds the closest match of businesses registered with Google. This is part of their Google My Business service. In order for Google to display your

Know your file types

Some types of files are more dangerous to download than others. The first step to protecting yourself from dangerous files is learning to recognise what it is you are actually downloading. The name and file extension can tell you a lot about a file. File types to treat with CAUTION These are the file types

BitTorrent clients and peer to peer file sharing

A common way to share files online is Peer-to-Peer sharing. Instead of downloading a file from a single source, the file is shared among everyone who has downloaded all or part of the file. This allows for quicker and easier sharing of very large files. The most common method used is called BitTorrent. BitTorrent clients

Using Internet Search Engines effectively

Anyone can type words into Google and get a list of results, but are they the best results? When you want to find information on the Internet, here are a few tips for searching more effectively, for better results. Choose the right search engine There are different types of search engines including Web search engines

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