Interactive Design Homepage

VUIT Digital Arts

Teacher Name: Lisa Cianci - email:
Education Manager: Adam Hutterer - email:

Class Website -

Subject: ID2 - Interactive Design

Course: Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV60411)

CLASS 13 - Wordpress Portfolio Development

content, style and other tweaks

This week's class is all about improving the content of your site. Read this page and try out adding rich media and shortcodes:


Think about how you might enhance your portfolio with the following elements:

shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line. 

See this list of shortcodes to see what they can do:


Create: things to do this week

1. Upload some more Images to your Wordpress site with the proper specifications (72 dpi, no larger than 1200 x 900 pixels, JPG or PNG)

2. Add any further Pages you will need for your portfolio and insert content: text & image (video optional) where appropriate - with a minimum of 1 image gallery or slideshow with titles, captions etc. for each image.

3. Make 2 Posts about projects you are working on with images of work in progress or completed work

4. Comment on a minimum of 3 other student's blog Posts