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Building Custom Social Networking Websites


  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course
  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course
  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course
  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course
  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course
  • Building Custom Social Networking Websites, Singapore elarning online course

Course Description

In this VTC course, author James Gonzalez reviews the best tools and practices for designing and creating Facebook-like social networking web sites customized for specific targeted audiences or needs. This course covers the principles needed to design effective and profitable social sites and the best tools available for building them. Four social website building tools are introduced in this course: Ning, Moodle, WordPress running the BuddyPress social plug-in, and Joomla! running the JomSocial and Community Builder Components.

Have what it takes to build a successful website.

- Find out how to plan the development of your website
- Learn about earning profit from your website
- Understand the purpose of using social networking
- Learn how to use social media on different platforms


Course Objectives

1. Understand the purpose of using social network in web pages 
2. Know the different elements of a social network 
3. Understand how to target a community online 
4. Know how to build social networks on different platforms 


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Content

Course Introduction

Preview Available

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What You Will Learn from the Course

Target Audience

Why Build Social Networking Sites

What is a Social Network?

Preview Available

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Definition of a Social Network

Options for Creating Your Own Network

Hosted Social Networking Solutions

Self-Hosting Your Own Site

Examples of Custom Social Networks

Elements of a Social Network

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Users & Profiles

Groups

Activity Streams

Discussion Forums

Blogs

Photo & Video Uploads

Polls

Chat & Events

RSS Feeds

Apps

Planning Your Online Community

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Focus on Your Audience

Encouraging User-Created Content

Fostering Community pt. 1

Fostering Community pt. 2

Be Dynamic

Simplify

Getting Started

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What You Need to Start

Starting with a Hosted Service

Auto-Install Sites with Smart Scripts

Setting Up Local Servers with MAMP

Setting Up Local Servers with XAMP

Setting Up Local Servers with WAMP

Building a Social Network with NING

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Enrolling & Setting Up a Site

Resources for Getting Started

Setting Layouts with Design Studio

Changing Site Colors with Design Studio

Customizing Member Settings

Setting Member & Content Controls

Setting Privacy / Language / Features

Adding & Removing Features

Adding Apps

Modifying Menu Tabs

FaceBook Integration & Other Tools

Building Social Networks with WordPress

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WordPress Social Sites with Buddy Press

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

Auto-Installing WordPress with a Script

Self-Installing WordPress to a Server

Installing the BuddyPress Plugin

Configuring BuddyPress Social Components

Customizing User Profiles

Create Test Users to Learn BuddyPress

Creating Blog Posts

Creating Pages & Menus

Where to Learn More

Building Social Learning Sites with Moodle

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Introduction to the Moodle

Auto-Installing Moodle on Your Host

Self-Installing Moodle pt. 1

Self-Installing Moodle pt. 2

Configuring Your Admin Account

Creating Courses

Adding & Moving Course Blocks

Adding Course Resources

Assignments / Forums / Other Activities

Creating & Configuring Quizzes

Site Appearance & Themes

Finding & Installing More Themes

Where to Go from Here

Building Social Networking Sites with Joomla!

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Joomla! Features & Advantages

Auto-Installing Joomla! on Your Host

Self-Installing Joomla pt. 1

Self-Installing Joomla pt. 2

A Tour of the Joomla! Workspace

Creating Articles & Categories

Building & Configuring Menus

Creating & Positioning Menus

Extending the Functionality of Joomla!

Advantages of Using Joomla! & CB

CB Features & Capabilities

CB Configuration Possibilities

Installing Community Builder

Intro to the JomSocial Component

JomSocial Features & Capabilities

Configuring JomSocial pt. 1

Configuring JomSocial pt. 2

Installing the JomSocial Component

Earning Revenue from Your Site

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Overview: Earn Income from your Site

Selling Subscriptions

Selling Products or Services

Advertising on Your Site

Free Content & Premium Content

Asking for Donations

Conclusion

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Course Wrap Up

Credits

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About the Author

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