Last session we covered some crucial skills like writing posts and fine-tuning your site’s privacy options. Let’s put them to work in your group projects!
Please get together with you group and choose a name for your project and site. This article from LearningNerd should help you hit the ground running! Some extra advice from ProBlogger wouldn’t hurt either.
After you’ve found your name, register your new site, make it private and decide what access level (see list bellow) everyone on your team should have.
To make your site private, go to My Dashboard, click the Options tab, then the Privacy subtab and select this option: “I would like my blog to be visible only to users I choose.” Don’t forget to hit the Update Options button. You are now ready to start registering your five group members for exclusive private access.
Finally, send me a link to your site in an email (one per group would be enough) as your projects will be kept strictly confidential until release date. In other words, members of the other groups shouldn’t know where your site is for the time being as we want to encourage independent thinking and resourcefulness.
Thank you very much and have a nice weekend!
WordPress Access Levels
Contributors can write/edit/manage their own content and upload files.
They need administrator approval to publish their own content.
Authors have contributor-level access plus they can publish and delete
their own content without administrator approval.
Editors have author-level access plus they can moderate comments,
manage links and categories, edit pages and content from other authors.
They can also read and edit private posts.
Administrators can edit any content or administration settings in any way
available within a WordPress website.
Image by cinefilo