Blogging is one of the fundamental students study practices since the 90’s (students used to keep their online journal using Blogger). As a students blogging will help you develop and make connections with your area of interest, establish expertise, improve you literacy, and support you with your application for further education or even jobs (depending on how professional you keep your blog). For this unit you will to keep a blog where you will upload your animations to share with your tutors, and other class mates, but also it will be an opportunity to start your student’s portfolio for further studies.
Today you will create a wordpress blog for unit 7:
- To ensure that familiar with other forms of social media such as faceook and youtube.
- To ensure that you share all the animations and art you produce within this course
Please set some time aside to complete this site. I recommend between 1-2 hours to upload your artwork/art.
Step 1 Go to www.wordpress.com
Step 2 Click on create a website
Choose a theme for your website
Create a name for your site – You should use your name or your artist name. If your name is available your next step is to select the free option
Select the free plan
Your email address will be required and you will also need to choose your user name and password to access your site/blog.
Step 7 wait for the system to add your site onto the server and create your site folder structure
Step 8 you will need to check you mail to verify your account, one you have verified account and credential you can start customizing your site