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How to Create a Custom Menu

A custom menu can allow you to easily change the main navigation of your site away from the ‘default’ navigation the theme provides (either alphabetical or in order of creation). This can make your site feel more well planned and … Continue reading

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Creating Drop Downs or sub-pages

My ‘Resume’ could appear here as a ‘sub page‘ to the ‘parent page’ called ‘Autobiography’ In your Dashboard, Select ‘Pages’, Now, either create a new page or select and edit a page you’ve already created. Creating DROP downs in your … Continue reading

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Embed a visual link

I love ’embedly’ – a cool little cloud based app you can use to embed a visual URL like the following: Yvonne Dawydiak (@yvonnedtechtalk) | Twitter or Portfolios To create an ’embedly’: Go to the website “Create Embed” Paste … Continue reading

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Embedding Video

As with images, it is important to protect the privacy of your students when embedding video content. There should be no recognizable students in the video if you are uploading it to your eP. There are a few ways to … Continue reading

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Citing within your blog

“The term reference is used in many spheres of human knowledge, adopting shades of meaning particular to the contexts in which it is used.” When citing other sources in your blog or website, it is very important to give ‘credit’ … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Image Search

Remember to respect copyright in your online work. Whenever you upload an image, you need to ensure you have permission to do so. Where possible, take the photo yourself or be sure you do a Creative Commons or Public Domain … Continue reading

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If you have several images you’d like to include, you can add them as a slideshow like the one below (Portfolio Slideshow 1.5.1). You can also create more visually appealing slideshows using online apps such as ‘Slideshare’, ‘Flickr’ or ‘HaikuDeck’ … Continue reading

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Adding images to pages or posts

To add an image (or other media – video, sound file, pdf file etc), you click the Add Media button on the top left of the visual editor box (that’s the box you type in). Click Upload Files and then … Continue reading

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Collecting Artifacts

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from: An initial major task of portfolio development is the gathering and sorting of artifacts. Artifacts are any ‘things’ or objects that can be used to illustrate or demonstrate a point or argument or concept. In an efolio, artifacts represent … Continue reading

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