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Table of Contents for this page
1. The Ultimate WordPress Guide (downloadable PDF)
2. WordPress.com - Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Blog
3.How to Create your first post in WordPress
4. Adding Categories and Tags to your WordPress Posts
5. How to Add Images to your Posts and Pages
6. How to Change your WordPress header Image.
7. Add Image or Video to a WordPress page
8. Adding a YouTube video to your WordPress site
9. How to add a Ted Talks Video to Your WordPress site
10. How to add a Video to YouTube and create a YouTube account
11. How to add Google Forms to your WordPress site
12. How to Make a Screen Capture
13. How to Use Tagxedo Step-by-Step
14. Wordle Tutorial
15. Tutorial Create a Word Cloud with Tagul
16. iMovie on the iad
17. A lengthy list of tutorials for iMovie on your MAC
18. How to TURN up your SPAM filter for WordPress-Askmet
14. Voicethread Tutorials
15. Embedding a You tube video on your site
16. List of 17 FREE Screen Capturing Tools
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1. The Ultimate WordPress Guide (downloadable PDF)

The Ultimate WordPress Guide from Make Use Of


2. WordPress.com - Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Blog

WARNING: This is a great tutorial, and all the steps for actually using WordPress are exactly the same, but we are not using the .com version of Wordpress, we are using a server base/HOSTED version of WordPress.



3. How to Create Your First Post on WordPress


4. Adding Categories and Tags to your WordPress Posts






5. How to Add Images To Your Posts and Pages





6. How to Change your WordPress Header Image





7. Add Image or Video to a Page using WordPress





8. Adding a YouTube movie to your WordPress site





9. How to add a TED Talks Video to your WordPress post


From the TED site....., but you can also search for any TED TALKS video and find them on Your as well.
For Example: Jimmy Wales on the birth of Wikipedia

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/jimmy_wales_on_the_birth_of_wikipedia.html

Look right below the video, click the share button and .......

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select the Embed this video line and copy the code.


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Do not use the WordPress code it never works.

Then go to your Website and in your post choose the html tab and past the code.


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Then publish!!


10. How to add a video to YouTube and Create an account



Uploading a video to YouTube his easier than you might think. And YouTube’s privacy settings allow you to restrict access if needed. It’s a great way for people to watch videos without the need to sign-up and login. Just makes it easier

Instructions Step-by-Step

  1. Create a YouTube account. If you have a Gmail account, you can use that user name and password instead. Remember to write down your username and password!!

  2. Make sure you are logged into your account.

  3. Click the Upload button in the upper-right-hand corner of any YouTube page.

  4. Click the Upload Video button and select the appropriate video file. The video will automatically upload and you will get a green check mark when it’s successfully saved. Saved means it is at YouTube and will appear shortly.

  5. Enter as much information about your video as possible in the Description and Tag fields. The more info you enter, the easier it will be for people to find it!

  6. Select a Category for the video from the list of 15 that YouTube provides. I don;t think they have enough categories, but such is life.

  7. If you only want your video to be viewed by friends and family, then select Private. Don;t do that for anything for this class, it should be public.

  8. Click the Save changes button.

  9. Once your video has been saved, click on Go to My Videos. It can take a few minutes to process a file after it’s been uploaded. You will get a “please wait” message while this is taking place. When you see the word “Live!”, it’s ready to view.

  10. For personal items (not things from this class) Click on Edit to change any of the descriptions or settings you previously saved. Here, you can also create a “Limited access URL” or create a list of contacts if you only want to share your video with friends and family. You can also choose whether people are allowed to leave comments or rate your video and control other sharing options.

Important to remember:

  • Your video can be no longer than 15 minutes to put on YouTube.

  • YouTube accepts video files from most cameras, camcorders and cell phones. Acceptable file formats include .avi,.wmv, .mov, and .mpg. .mov is the most common format

  • YouTube has strict copyright rules. Do not upload any TV shows, concert footage or commercials without permission.

  • Check out the YouTube Community Guidelines. It is important NOT to post any videos that could hurt, embarrass, or offend anyone else, and always ask permission before you publish an image or likeness of someone else.



11. How to add Google Forms to your WordPress site




12. How to make a screen capture

Screen captures on a Mac



NEW Firefox and Chrome Add-on for making Screen Captures.

Are you struggling to make good screen captures on your windows computer. We all know it is super easy on Mac, Command > Shift > 4, select the area you want,. But on a Windows machine, it is a little more complicated. I just discovered this FREE Firefox and Chrome add-on. It seems to work quite well. Give it a try...
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Pixlr Grabber 2.1.1
by Ola SevanderssonGrabbing screens and pulling images from the web just got a bit easier. With the Pixlr Grabber add-on, you can copy, save, share or even edit your final grabs - including any image or background - with just a right-click.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/pixlr-grabber/

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How to take a screen shot on an iPad

http://www.wikihow.com/Take-a-Screenshot-With-an-iPad

Skitch for iPad, Free:

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skitch-for-ipad/id490505997?mt=8





Still having troubles with doing Screensshots: http://www.take-a-screenshot.org/








13. Tagxedo Step-by-Step

Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, or any other body of text - into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. The words can be organized to look like images and personalized with colors and font choices. The site also allows blog posts or tweets into a tag cloud. This would be a great way to visualize content for a school website or student portfolio. The site is fun and free.



14. Wordle Tutorial





15. Tutorial Create a Word Cloud with Tagul


iMovie on the iPad





A lengthy list of tutorials for iMovie on your MAC

http://theedtechplace.info/CDKs_ED_Tech_Place/Resources.html




How to Turn up the SPAM filter for WordPress: Askmet




14. Voicethread Tutorials






Embedding a You tube video on your site:


Click the share button below the video, copy that URL, for example: http://youtu.be/synntqin2Ks

Thing make some changes....

  • Delete the http:youtu.be/synntqin2Ks
  • Replace the http: with a bracket [youtu.be/synntqin2Ks
  • Then delete the . between the u and the b [youtube/synntqin2Ks
  • Now eliminate the slash / but leave the space [youtube synntqin2Ks
  • Then had the close bracket to the end [youtube synntqin2Ks]
  • Then publish and your video should be there

[youtube synntqin2Ks] the url should now like like this....

17 Free Screen Capturing tools


  1. Aviary external image f9a9b7c9f33a923e5475b478a62125ae_S.jpg
    Compatible with all modern browsers, including mobile devices which support Javascript and HTML5 or Flash. Customize with our code generator and integrate within minutes! Media creation tools: image editor, audio editor, screen capture.

  2. Clip2Net
    This free service allows you to upload desktop area image or files on the web really fast such as Desktop area capture and upload, Video capture and upload, Upload image from Clipboard, Upload text documents and much more.

  3. Faststone Capture
    A powerful, lightweight, yet full-featured screen capture tool that allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen including windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular/freehand regions and even scrolling windows/web pages. It also allows you to record screen activities and sound into video files.

  4. Greenshot
    A free screenshot tool optimized for productivity. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot software tool for Windows with key features such as quickly creating screenshots of a selected region, window or fullscreen; capturing of complete (scrolling) web pages from Internet Explorer, easily annotating, highlighting or obfuscating parts of the screenshot and much more.

  5. Jing
    Simple and FREE, Jing is the perfect way to enhance your fast-paced online conversations. Create images and videos of what you see on your computer screen, then share them instantly!

  6. KingKong Capture
    Capture onscreen images fast and easy. Quick capture of your desktop, selected areas and objects. Easy printing of screenshots. Automatic saving in various supported graphic file formats are some of the key features of KingKong Capture.

  7. kwout
    "kwout" is a way you quote a part of a web page as an image with an image map. To use this service, all you need is to add our bookmarklet to your favorite browser. Takes a screenshot, cut out an aread, and then embed it anywhere that you want.

  8. PrtSc
    Screen capture tool. Accessable through Ptr Scr, Ctrl+Prt Scr, or custom hotkey. Captures full screen, rectangle selection, freehand selection, or active window. Can capture mouse cursor. Supports multiple monitors. Much better than Microsoft's own Snipping Tool.

  9. Rumshot
    Rumshot is an application for Windows similar to SnapShooter (Mac OS X) developed by Andrew Powell. Screenshots are a great way to show your desktop setup to friends and colleagues. But why settle for thumbnail of your carefully constructed desktop? Get classy - use Rumshot to automatically generate a themed and stylish screenshot preview!

  10. ScreenDash
    Capture images from your computer screen with ease. If you can see it on-screen, you can capture it, including web-pages, PDF files, programs, etc.

  11. Screenhunter
    Award-winning screen capture solution to capture your screen, print and edit. Also with auto-scroll web pages, auto-capture, webcam and video screen capture.

  12. Screenpresso
    Screenpresso captures your screen (screenshots and HD videos) for your training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more...

  13. Screenshot Captor
    Screenshot Captor is a best-in-class tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. It's different from other screenshot utilities in several notable ways such as optimized for taking lots of screenshots with minimal intervention; highly configurable to make it work the way you want it to but stays out of your way in the system tray, excellent multi-monitor support, full set of scanner acquisition tools and scanner image correction, and perfect capture of Windows 7 partial transparency effects.

  14. ScreenSnapr
    ScreenSnapr's aim is to provide a simple and straight-forward approach to image capturing and sharing. Without any of the extra fluff, ScreenSnapr makes sharing images as easy as possible. Press the shortcut and go!

  15. Skitch
    Annotate, edit and share your screenshots and images... fast. Download now, it's free! Get your point across with fewer words using annotation, shapes and sketches, so that your ideas become reality faster.

  16. TinyGrab:
    Social Screenshot sharing. Take a screenshot and share it with your clients or friends in less time than it took you to read this sentence! TinyGrab 2.0 makes simple screenshot sharing social. Taking the critically acclaimed original TinyGrab and building on it. TinyGrab 2.0 adds a tonne of new features and proves on the existing service.

  17. Websnapr
    websnapr lets you capture screenshots of (almost) any web page. Allow your visitors to instantly visualize any web page before clicking. Increase site traffic, click-through rate and site stickiness.
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