This is my final Ooligan blog post as the manager of the digital department, and I’m going to share some resources that might be helpful to future Oolies, as well as to people outside the program.
Every couple of years, it gets easier to make websites look the way we want them to. First, there was just HTML coding, where cheesy-looking animated candle frames were often as fancy as it got. Then CSS came along and let us add structure to sites: drop shadows, new colors and shapes, more easy-on-the-eyes navigation. Then content management systems like Wordpress made it so regular people (like me) can make cool-looking websites.
In the internet-heavy, networking-obsessed world of today, having a website is nearly non-optional. And by website, I don’t mean a Facebook profile page, an active Twitter feed, or a Tumblr with the best cat memes in the world. I mean a website. You know, those pesky places you go for information on the internet that […]
As I entered the elegantly refurbished Embassy Suites hotel, I was reminded of its more glamorous former life as the Hotel Portland. I was greeted by fresh flowers on an elegant pedestal table and a “Press Publish” banner emblazoned with the W-shaped WordPress logo. I had no idea what to expect as I’d never been […]