About Me

About Me Page

Hello, I am Colby! I enjoy dancing and playing soccer. I am on Team Canada hip hop and will be traveling to Denmark in October to compete at the IDO world competition. I was on Team Canada in 2014 and 2015 and I came home with 2 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals.

 What is Your Favorite Quote: 

“life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get” -Forrest Gump

What is Your Favorite YouTube Clip: 

 

Find a Picture that has Impacted You: 

 

Task 4 – What is Your Favorite Website: Create a hyperlink to a website that is meaningful to you.  Explain why you chose this site. To hyperlink text or pictures to a website, simply high-light the word or select the picture you would like to hyperlink to, then look for the chain link button located in tool bar and click it, then paste the URL in the website area and click Apply.

For more detailed information how to create a hyperlink click here.

The History of Your Birthday: Click on this link, click here, enter your birthday…then be amazed by all the cool things that have happened in history on your day! Write about a couple of events you found out about, that took place on your birthday.

Blog – Tasks

Task 1 – Customize Your Blog Theme: You are going to personalize your blog. From your Dashboard -> Appearance -> Themes, located on the left hand side of the screen. Choose a theme that is mobile friendly, and apply it. 

For more detailed information how to customize your blog’s Appearance and Theme click here.

Task 2 – Customize Your Blog Appearance: You are going to personalize the appearance of your blog. From your Dashboard -> Appearance -> Customize, located on the left hand side of the screen. 

1 ) Site Identity – This is where you can edit the title of your blog. Please choose an appropriate title, that does not have both your first and last name in it. You can also edit your tagline. Your tagline is a very short sentence that gives the viewer a snapshot about you and your blog.

2) Colors – Edit the color scheme of your blog.

3) Header Image – This is where you can add and change the picture that is being used in your header.

4) Background Image – This is where you can adjust your background image.

5) Menus – You can create multiple menu structures. For simplicity, lets stick to 1. Make sure you select Menu Location -> Primary Menu -> About Me. Then click Save. This will ensure your menu stays the same, even after adjusting the theme.

6) Widgets – Locate and see all the widgets on your blog.

7) Static Front Page – Front Home Page Display is set to -> Static Page and Front Page is set to -> About Me

Task 3 – Your First Post: You are now going to create your very first post. At the top of the Dashboard -> New -> Posts.

1) Title – Create a title for your blog post. Your title will be: Things I am Excited About this Year.

2) Body – This is where you place your content of the post – text, videos, pictures, etc. Write a short paragraph about what you are excited about for this upcoming year at Riverside. What are some things you want to get involved with? How will you become a part of the Rapid Nation?

3) Tool Bar – In your toolbar you can Add Media and Add Documents into your posts, this is the best way to create visual representations. You can also change fonts, hyperlink, etc.

4) Publish – Here is where you control what items are public and private. You can also control when they are published to your website.

5) Categories – Here is where you choose where you want your post to go. This is your digital binder with all of your subjects. Categorize -> Portfolio.

6) Tags –  Here is where you create tags, these tags can help you find things quicker on your blog and help you stay organised. Tag -> Portfolio.

7) Publish – When you are done! Publish it.

 

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