Cities - Intro to WordPress

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Workshop Dates: October 11th and 28th

Cities: Real and Imagined

Wordpress part 1

technical overview of the project

creating groups WordPress sites

  • Addding audio, images, slideshows and/or video to WordPress
  • WP or YouTube to GoogleEarth
  • geotagging YouTube videos

WordPress part 1

  1. create group blogs
  2. working with text

WordPress part 2

  1. Customize the look of your site: Appearance > Themes
  2. images and image galleries (nextgen image galleries)
  3. uploading audio (MP3)
  4. Embedding video

Google earth

  1. Creating custom placemarks
    • add custom icon for your placemarks
  2. Embed an iframe to your WordPress post in the description of your placemark
  3. Create a subfolder for your group's placemarks
  4. Export your placemarks
    • Right click on your placemark's folder
    • Choose Save place as
    • Set the format to .kml
    • Save your kml file to your program space on Orca

Accessing Orca program file space

see: File Space Overview