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    Web design using WordPress help

    So I'm working on a small project for an online business course and the project is to create a functional website for my business: Having pics, videos, blog, contact info etc but simple. However I'm confused as all get out with all the different themes that wordpress offers. I have a domain registered, have hosting and have installed wordpress for my site, now it is a matter of figuring out how to design it the way I have in visioned. If anyone is familiar with web design using wordpress and could lend some pointers that would be awesome! I'm keeping it simple, (KISS) since I'm new to world of websites. can just shoot me a PM or message here. Thanks



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    A friend designed it for me, so I don't have a lot of background in that.

    They have excellent support forums that can deal with about anything.


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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Thanks. Wordpress forums are really nice however they get overloaded with questions it seems and majority just get passed over.



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Irony. I have spent the last 3 nights trying to update my racing site. I can't get my logo to appear it is just a broken link. I blame it on having to use publisher because I never had this issue with Frontpage. My hard drive crashed and Frontpage didn't get loaded back on and now I found out they discontinued it for Publisher. UGH.



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Irony. I have spent the last 3 nights trying to update my racing site. I can't get my logo to appear it is just a broken link. I blame it on having to use publisher because I never had this issue with Frontpage. My hard drive crashed and Frontpage didn't get loaded back on and now I found out they discontinued it for Publisher. UGH.
    Is the picture hosted on the web server with the link pointing to the file correctly?



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Is the picture hosted on the web server with the link pointing to the file correctly?
    Holy crap. I spent all the last two nights trying to get it to work and just now when I went to the site to copy the link for you it is working. I am so happy!!!! lol



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    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Holy crap. I spent all the last two nights trying to get it to work and just now when I went to the site to copy the link for you it is working. I am so happy!!!! lol
    I checked the site quick and didn't see anything wrong so that's why I was wondering.

    If you weren't hitting "refresh" on your browser it may have been bringing up an old cache of the website with a broken link.



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    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    I checked the site quick and didn't see anything wrong so that's why I was wondering.

    If you weren't hitting "refresh" on your browser it may have been bringing up an old cache of the website with a broken link.
    That might have been it. It was just slow loading up.

    Between the BB loss and not getting my site to work last night I was getting really ******. lol



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    PM me with direct questions. I have 30+ wordpress sites in my group at work. I know way too much about that crappy system.


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    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    PM me with direct questions. I have 30+ wordpress sites in my group at work. I know way too much about that crappy system.
    I dont know if i should be happy or worried!!! Thank you PM sent



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    So you want us to do your homework? Why don't you ask your online school for help?


    Quote Originally Posted by ISU22CY View Post
    So I'm working on a small project for an online business course and the project is to create a functional website for my business: Having pics, videos, blog, contact info etc but simple. However I'm confused as all get out with all the different themes that wordpress offers. I have a domain registered, have hosting and have installed wordpress for my site, now it is a matter of figuring out how to design it the way I have in visioned. If anyone is familiar with web design using wordpress and could lend some pointers that would be awesome! I'm keeping it simple, (KISS) since I'm new to world of websites. can just shoot me a PM or message here. Thanks


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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Wordpress is pretty easy. You can do whatever and preview any change before you lock it in.



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    Re: Web design using WordPress help

    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    So you want us to do your homework? Why don't you ask your online school for help?
    Actually no I asked about wordpress themes and wondering from people that are familiar with wordpress which one they could suggest for the direction I am wanting to go but thanks for the great contribution to the topic...


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