We start with the undescore theme with the following modifications:
These custom templates need to include multiple editable areas so our client can create complex pages, such as the author pages that include, bio, synopsis, image, podcasts and more. We will accomplish this by using custom fields.
To manage custom fields We will use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. Download and install the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. We will still need to add php code to display custom fields in pages. We will use the API of this plugin.
Podcasts can be handled as custom post types and the podcast page as an archive of these posts.
You must have wireframe design for all key pages before starting WP theme work.
A WordPress website that documents the work done by past, present and future cohorts of the BMCC Foundation Time-Warner Screenwriting Fellowship. The website will present the work of the last cohort, from Fall 2016, and will make it easy for the site administrator to add future cohorts.
For each fellowship participant the website will include a synopsis of the work, a visual lead, audio from gala reading (podcast), and information about the author.
Additional possible content:
About the Fellowship: the Fellowship includes instruction and workshops that allow participants to develop a first draft of a feature screenplay or long-form television pilot over 14 Saturdays and concludes with a gala presentation of readings from the completed scripts featuring professional actors. Fellows also participate in screenings/seminars, and dinners with established screenwriters. More….
Professor Stevenson will visit our class on Wednesday to provide more information. In the meantime he provided the following links for inspiraion:
Following the visit, you will write a communication brief. Use this worksheet as a guide.
Portfolio deadline: your html/css portfolio is due in github on 9/24. You can keep working on it afterwards but it must be a working version that is sufficiently refined to represent you well in your internship or work pursuits.
WordPress Content Management
Exploring WP Dashboard:
For Monday: Add your portfolio content to your WordPress site. Create a gallery.
WordPress First Theme
Read: textbook chapters 1-4.
Working with Bootstrap
About the class
Class exercise: generic porfolio site template. See wireframe.