Throughout the course, my portfolio has been an invaluable way for me to log and upload my research for various units. Using WordPress I have been able to utilise its features to layout my research in a logical and effective way.
Using text formatting tools I have been able to create clear distinct titles and subheadings to organise my research that is both useful to me and to anyone who might visit my site.
Being able to insert active hyperlinks into my blog posts have been a vital feature in the researching process, as I am able to list my sources and references.
I have often included images onto my blog from outside sources, to make mood boards and to strengthen the quality and variety of my research. WordPress makes this easy to do so, and enables you to include captions where I often include a link or the copyright info of the original image.
Above is an example of how I implemented images, links, text into my research and formatted into a layout that makes logical sense for the purpose.
To strengthen my research and portfolio further, WordPress also allows me to embed videos. I achieved this by embedding the video into the HTML editor when constructing a post, to make the video appear and be playable in my post, rather than to take you to an outside source.
This was an effective tool that I made use of throughout the course, especially working on a digital media course, many of my sources and research were videos or films.
Using all these features within WordPress has really strengthened my portfolio, I can demonstrate and organise my research and contextualises the work I have produced on the course.