The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Information technology 2006 - Web applications
- Information- and mediatechnology 2007 (information technology) - Www-technologies
- Media culture 2008 (digital multimedia) - Digital multimedia
- Film and tv 2009 (online media) - Advanced digital multimedia
- Film and tv 2010 (online media) - Advanced digital multimedia
- Film and tv 2011 (online media) - Advanced digital multimedia
- Film and tv 2012 (online media) - Advanced digital multimedia
- Film and tv 2013 (online media) - Advanced digital multimedia
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Wordpress has becaome the default platform for building data-driven websites. This course aims to introduce students to advanced uses of Wordpress, well beyond its origins as a blogging platform.
By the end of the course you will understand how to: - use Wordpress efficiently; - customise Wordpress to clients needs; - extend Wordpress through external additions - extend Wordpress through self-created code.
The course will cover how to: - use Wordpress categories and tags efficiently; - create Wordpress menus and taxonomies; - use plugins and widgets; - customise Wordpress themes; - create a Wordpress theme from scratch; - base a theme on a grid;
Prerequisites and co-requisites
You will need to have an understanding of html and css. You will also need an understanding of xml. You will need to have some basic knowledge of php or actionscript. Everybody doing this course will already have completed courses in these subjects, so you should therefore make an effort to revise your knowledge in these areas before this course begins.
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Recommended or required reading
An up-to-date reading list will be provided during the first session, and made available online.
- Lectures - 25 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 60 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 48 hours
- Total workload of the course: 133 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
Examination 1: presentation of simple site (20%); Examination 2: presentation of customised site (20%); Examination 3: presentation of grid-based design (20%); Examination 4: presentation of finalised complex site (40%);
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Assignments valid until
Until further notice
The timetable of the course
Se - see ASTA/ARBS
Date will be announced later - Reports and productions