Welcome to this free tutorial on how to build your Educational website using WordPress. We also highly recommend using WordPress (not WordPress.com) as it is the best way to create a great looking educational website that puts you in control of the look and content. There are many colleges and universities around the world who already designed WordPress for their websites. There are some unique steps to create an educational website. Today, We will be showing you how you can create an educational website with WordPress. The step by step process are following:
There are three things always needed before create a website through WordPress, these are-
- A Domain
- A Hosting
- WordPress Installed On Your Hosting/Server
Next we discuss about the following points which have know before design Educational Website with WordPress.
- Important Elements of an Educational Website
- Steps to create Educational Website Yourself
There are some educational website had design Using WordPress:
Important Elements of an Educational Website:
Now, we are talking about important elements of educational websites can be built with WordPress. These important elements are follows:
Front Page: The front page or Home page of your School/College website that visit by your students. There some elements usually have to create home page.
- A Logo
- Images and Videos of Your College or School
- Important News/Notice if any
- Latest activities/Events Info
- Social Icons
About Us Page: giving entire detail about school/college.
Courses: Information all courses that are you offers.
Fees Structure: Complete info about their courses fee.
Registration Form: Design Registration form sign up for courses.
Contact us: For, students can contact you about their queries.
Steps to create Educational Website Yourself
Some easy steps to create educational Website yourself are follows:
Step 1: Uploading the theme in your WordPress Dashboard
First you want a educational theme which you can purchase and free download through online by WordPress or other websites.
Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance>>Themes and click on ADD NEW option. Now click on Upload Theme>>Choose File and upload the zip file of the theme. Once you upload the file, click on Install Now button. This will install and activate the theme on your WordPress Dashboard.
Step 2: Upload A Logo, Favicon & Add Contact Details
First you Go to their backhand Theme Option Panel>>General Settings and upload the logo, favicon, background image for your college website. after add the contact details and save it.
Step 3: Add Multiple Images or Videos On Home Page
You can show your college or school images/videos on the home page. There is a Slider Settings option given under theme option panel from where you can upload multiple images for your website.
Step 4: Manage Content on Home Page
First you go to theme option panel>>Home Page Feature Area and manage the content for your site. You can write about your site description, headline, put some images of your college along with the course description
Step 5: Add Social Icons
Go to theme option panel>>Social Icons. managing different social icons like Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and others.
Step 6: Create Different Pages For Website Menu
Go to your WordPress Dashboard>>Pages>>Add A New Page. You can create pages like About Us, Courses, Fee Structure, Contact Us, Gallery, Blog can be easily created and show in website’s menu. To create a page.
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