Web Design – week 13

Classroom

  1. Presentation: Nina
  2. Look at headers and colors you added to your website and give feedback
  3. Discuss best practices in web design and future trends, including:
    1. 10 Best Practices of Top 50 Websites
  4. Plugins I recommend based on these Checklists:
    1. Wpcache – Caching (speeding up website)
    2. Wordfence – security
    3. Login Lockdown – 3 login attempts/security
    4. Mailchimp – e-mail signups for newsletter, etc.
    5. Contact Form 7 – contact form
    6. NextGEN Gallery – image gallery
    7. Woocommerce – e-commerce
    8. Elementor – page design
    9. Broken Link Checker – s.e.
    10. Akismet – get a free key
    11. One-click Child Theme – to preserve custom code
    12. Yoast SEO – search engine optimization
  5. Discuss WordPress – continue introduction

Assignments

  1. Start adding text and images to your website. Make sure they fit your website’s theme and use real text, not Lorem Ipsum!