About Me

 

“In any war, there are clams between storms. There will be days when we lose faith. Days when our allies turn against us…but the day will never come that we forsake this planet and its people.” – Optimus Prime

I chose this quote because it reminds me to never forget who I truly am, even during the difficult times.

 

i chose this clip because it was funny seeing that polar bear running after me.

 

i chose this picture because i thought it was cool. why I find it cool is because its show’s something that i will remember dear to my heart.

 

Deviant Art

i chose this site because deviant art is a site with a community that’s beaming with creativity, its a site where you can express yourself towards others that are also into the same type of content as you are.

 

Customize – Tasks

1) 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.

2) 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. 

a) 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 b) Colors – Edit the color scheme of your blog.

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

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

e) 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.

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

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

Your First Post – Tasks

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: Rapid Nation

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? See if you can add a picture to your post.

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 -> Grade 9

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 -> #rapidnation

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

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