In this first session we go over getting an ExpressionEngine license and downloading the template used in the course.
Free ExpressionEngine Online Course
This course covers how to build a Freelance Portfolio web site with ExpressionEngine. Each session is broken down into about 10 minutes of video. No previous knowledge of CMS development is required, but knowldge of HTML and CSS is assumed.
In this first session we look at all the requirements and steps for successfully installing ExpressionEngine on your server.
In this session we take a tour of the EE control panel to get an idea of how it is structured and what features are where.
In this session we look at how to transfer our static HTML/CSS template into ExpressionEngine templates.
In this session we look at how to setup and use the built in File Manager to upload images for use in our template.
In this session we go over how to make the rest of our pages dynamic using channel template code and snippets.
In this video we look at how to use a snippet for call outs on the homepage and how to use ExpressionEngine’s 404 support to link to a 404 page.
In this session we explore categories in ExpressionEngine and go over how to use them to create the services page on our portfolio site.
In this session we go over how to build out the portfolio page for our site using a new channel and custom fields.
In this session we look at how to use the ExpressionEngine email module to build a working contact form on our site.
In this video we will look at how to use some of the “include” features that ExpressionEngine offers to allow you to create more reusable templates.
In this session we learn what Channels are in ExpressionEngine and how to set them up with Custom Fields.
In this video we go over some next steps you might want to take to get more involved with ExpressionEngine.