Create a Practice WordPress post

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Create a practice WordPress post to prepare for the Ed Policy Journalism assignment

For step-by-step instructions with pictures, see instructor’s tutorial: How to publish a WordPress post on our course site

Quick summary:

  • In the right sidebar on this site, scroll down to Meta > Log In, and use your Trinity username and password
  • Go to Dashboard for this site > Users > Profile > to automatically display your full name
  • Read and reflect on the Public writing and student privacy policy
  • Go to Dashboard for this site, create a Post > New Post
  • Write a title and add text for your practice post. Remember it will be public!
  • Drag over any text and click “link” tool to insert link to another site
  • Click Add Media to insert any image. Add a caption about its source.
  • Select Category = [current year] practice post
  • Publish your post, which should appear here on our public site
  • Reminder: If you co-author an ed policy journalism post:
    • write your essay together in a Google Doc that you can both edit
    • select one student to copy and paste into a WordPress post
    • Use “custom byline” below the editor window to list both of your names