For Create-students: follow the course Web Technology (part of module 1).
For Industrial Design: follow the course Website development (part of module 8).
Both courses have plenty of online materials to get you started.
Find a good tutorial site, like w3schools.com.
If you get a
Connection-message to enter your FTP-credentials,
you can add the line
define('FS_METHOD','direct'); to the wp-config file. Details in step 4 of the installation guide.
If you still experience troubles, try a manual install. Eg. for updates, follow these steps (BE CAREFULL: at step 4, I would suggest not to delete the directories, but rather rename them).
Errors might be shown in the Console: Open the Console (CTRL-SHIFT-J in Chrome) and reload the page. Common problems are:
You will have to replace
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
Yes. Create a database (see question above). Download Wordpress from Wordpress.org and install it. A tutorial on how to install WordPress is available.
If you have just registered, it can take several hours for your portfolio site to become visible. Also sites in which no content has been uploaded yet are not displayed by the search/browse function. The search/browse function will only search in sites which contain content (at least an index-file like index.html or index.php should be there). If your site is still not visible, please contact the administrator.
Yes, you can. Create a file
index.php and insert the content from the example below. Replace the URL
www.mysite.nl with your own.
There is another example here. Which includes the possibility to add a delay.
<?php header("Location: http://www.mysite.nl/"); ?>
If you have graduated or for any other reason you want to remove the portfolio, send an email with a request to the administrator. Include your student number in the request.