As part of my website, I am going to go make a video about Tasmanian devils at the Australian Reptile Park. Here is a list of things that I need to Ask in the video: What is DFTD? How does DFTD spread? Can DFTD spread to humans? Is there a known cure? What do youContinue reading “Going to the Australian Reptile Park”
I connected WordPress to Stripe which is a payment collection service, and I have put Aussie Ark’s account number in Stripe. I am now using the GiveWP WordPress Plugin instead of Smart donations because Smart Donations was difficult to use. I am also using Stripe instead of Paypal because Paypal was also difficult to setContinue reading “Donation Updates”
In the future I might consider creating a Facebook page to help share information from the website. I don’t currently have a Facebook account so I don’t have any Facebook contacts. I might set it up later after building the website because the website isn’t fully functional and it wouldn’t be right to show hundredsContinue reading “Facebook”
Here is a sample my mentor gave me for me to learn how to shape my menus.
Set up email account Set up Donations pages Set up RSS feed from Aussie Ark Add more content about Tasmanian Devils and DFTD Add references to content pages Prepare for the exhibit
My account is on my family’s Office 365 email. To add an email address for myself on the new domain, I need to request: add Office 365 records for savethetasmaniandevils.com to WordPress Domain records. create an alias for my address savethetasmaniandevils.com and make it the primary address for my mailbox. After this, all emails toContinue reading “Setting an email address for savethetasmaniandevils.com”
I need to make sure that all donations go to Aussie Ark. However I also need to be able to track the donations that people make via my website. The problem is that I don’t have a bank account. Since Aussie Ark is a charity, I have chosen to create a Stripe account which willContinue reading “Donating to Aussie Ark”
I have set up the GiveWP plugin on my website to receive donations. This manages things like donation history automatically and securely.
I started with a theme called Maywood but the layout wasn’t to my standards. Next, I tried ‘Twenty Nineteen’ but the font was hard to read, so I finally decided on Exford, where the font was readable and for my GAT diary, the featured picture was underneath the heading.
I wanted to change the notification settings for the blog so I went to the settings and I made it so that WordPress sends me an email as soon as someone subscribes to my blog and when someone re-blogs one of my posts.
I wanted to use RSS (Really Simple Syndication) to make it easier for all of the stories to transfer onto my website. I found the RSS feed at http://www.aussieark.org.au/feed/. I had to use the Business plan for WordPress to make it work. My grandmother donated the money for this. She had always been excited toContinue reading “Displaying News from Aussie Ark”
Firstly I contacted Aussie Ark and Brodie who is the Fundraising and Administration Manager at Aussie Ark. He was helpful and encouraged me. He replied back and said that I could keep up to date with all the progress that this foundation has made by looking at http://www.aussieark.org.au/news.
Tasmanian Devils are on the brink of extinction. Here’s why we need to save them.