TRU Collector SPLOT

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This SPLOT WordPress theme has a wide range of uses, from collecting student assignment or project responses, to being a way to collect stories, and for people attending conferences to introduce themselves. In this process of domain kit building you have learned how to set up a basic empty WordPress site and also how to build a more… »

TRU Writer SPLOT

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At this point of domain kit building you have learned how to set up a basic empty WordPress site and also how to build a WordPress based Calling Card site. More than a blogging platform, WordPress offers many different ways to create multipurpose web sites. Enter the world of SPLOTs, which might mean Smallest Possible more… »

Build a WordPress Calling Card Site

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Having completed a first WordPress installation kit for the experience and understanding how it works, it’s time to create a site for ourself, a landing page or a calling card site for our domain. We have four to offer that can be installed in one-click:   These themes offer a lot more flexibility and customization than more… »

A Guard Dog For a Web File Directory

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Sometimes in your domain building you will end up with a web directory structure that leaves a bunch of files exposed publicly. You may not want that. This happens when you install the Yourls app — for example, visit the demo one at https://jump.extendlabs.ca/ Or when we created a Sandbox for our development work, the more… »

Setting Up WordPress Sites

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As one of the most popular platforms that run websites, WordPress is one of the more prominent tools people install on their domains. Often, multiple times. While many people take advantage of the free, hosted versions offered at WordPress.com, one advantage of running your own version is you have much more freedom of the themes more… »

Redirecting with a Subdomain

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Mostly we will create content on our own servers that live in subdomains. but they also are handy for creating an easy to remember shortcut link to content elsewhere on the web. We can use a subdomain as a way to seamlessly send a site visitor to a link we have chosen, and it makes more… »

Adding a Self Contained Site with File Manager

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Many of the sites we create in our domains are installed via a cpanel tool because they have complex file structures and often require database set ups. But there are quite a few website themes that are all self-contained HTML/CSS/Javascript files that we can upload directly to our domain with the File Manager. If you more… »

Using File Manager for Image Changes

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The File Manager is a cpanel tool not all that different from the desktop file management system on your computer. Your web site is organized in a series of directories that correspond to each site you create; exploring the structure with the File Manager is one way to get a better understanding the structure of more… »

Build a Front Entrance for Your Domain with Site Publisher

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Having your own domain gives you more than one web site you can put there, think of it as a plot of land with many different structures or a house with many different rooms. It’s very useful to have an entrance gate, landing page, or a simple “calling card” for the main URL of your more… »