Create Your Class Blog


Everything starts with curiosity and Your first step.

Standards: 01.02/ 09.0/ 11.0/ 28.0/ 29.0/ 30.0/ 31.0/ 32.0/ --- Competency: The objective of this lesson is to show you how to create a blog using a Content Management System (CMS). / Examples: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal.

Why WordPress?

-You will be using your WordPress Site as your Portfolio and also hang up your school work.

  • Easy to use
    Creating and managing your website is simple with WordPress.com’s powerful platform. Get started in minutes and make changes to your site easily.
  • Your own domain name
    You can have a free domain name that includes your desired name and the word “WordPress” or you can register (by paying) a unique .com, .net, .org, or .me domain and start using it in seconds. You can also map your existing domain name to WordPress.com in a few easy steps.
  • Outstanding design
    Find a unique style for your site, WordPress.com features hundreds of high-quality themes.
  • Powerful statistics
    Keep your finger on the pulse and learn more about your readers. See where they’re from and how they found you, with colorful maps and graphs that beautifully present your stats.
  • Mobile ready
    With their responsive and mobile themes, you make sure your site looks good on any device. Update your website on the go with mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Watch the next video:

This video does a side-by-side comparison of WordPress.com and WordPress.org. By the end of this video, you should be able to make an informed decision as to which WordPress product is the right option for you.



To create your FREE WORDPRESS site:
Go to https://wordpress.com/ and follow the instructions.

YOUR SITE in WordPress must have as a minimum the pages listed below.
(5 pages)

  1. Home (About Who you are)
  2. Info-Tech (About OCP-A)
  3. Web Designer 1: (About OCP-B) 
  4. Web Designer  2: (About OCP-C)
  5. Coder: (About OCP-D)

Please don’t be scared, your work in WordPress is something you will make along the entire course and you will be making changes and updates while you learn.  Do your best creating the “basic structure” as soon as possible so you can make progress on it as you go along with your other assignments. (Ask your teacher for help)

To receive credit for projects, You must share your WordPress address with your instructor to allows her to become your follower and to allows the system to send an email to her each time you upload something new to your Portfolio.

This is the most direct and effective way to get your work to your instructor and at the same time makes you practice using CMS (Content Management System).

One of your main tasks in this blog will be:

  • To post an overview every Wednesday morning by 9:00 am.
    You can share or write an article about web development or about the latest trends in technology related to our field.
  • Please include a link, image or video to each article.