The BEFORE Screenshots
This makes me wonder whether REALLY are designers…. For me a blog seems to be more of a place for MY reflection and whether it appeals to others or not has been immaterial.
Learning From Readings:
I have not done the following for my readers:
- varied the size of font
- used font colors to accentuate my point
- used contrasting colors to highlight more important points
- Used Whitespace effectively
- Aligned points for maximum coverage
I have been using difficult words not like the 8th grade vocabulary for general audience as recommended. Second, I have not paid attention to what catches the readers’ eye first, second, and later.
However, I have been ‘chunking’ information together/ distancing it from unrelated points or separating it it does not belong together.
What Would I Change If I Could Do Anything?
If I had a wish list then I would change almost everything that relates back to the points that I made earlier from the readings. However, as I am changing only one point on my blog then I decide to change ……
I changed images, colors, background and theme of the blog post. However, I need to still work on the tags, categories and pages for the blog post. Below is a screen shot of what it looks like now.
The AFTER Screenshots
I had difficulty navigating my way around Word Press and I still think that I can make many improvements. It was a challenge and it was challenging to overcome it! I still have more to do with the tags, pages etc. that I will keep on working on for the rest of this course. And yes, I had to go through a tutorial on how to navigate the different controls and have a further 3 hour tutorial on an open tab that I know I have to go through to get a better grip of Word Press.
I tried out the F shaped scanning technique with a large F shaped panel on top. I think it works better for me.