Wagtailify Your Static Website

Learn how to take an existing website template and add Wagtail CMS into it for a dynamic content management system that really works.

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πŸš€ Wagtailify Your Static Website: A Free Course! πŸš€

Are you ready to transform your static site into a dynamic Wagtail masterpiece? Dive into our free course, "Wagtailify Your Static Website," and unleash the full potential of your web development skills! 🌟

What You'll Learn:

  • Local Setup: Get your local environment ready for Wagtail magic. 🎩✨
  • Project Dissection: Break down the project into templates and then into code-able chunks, making complex designs simple. πŸ”ͺ🧩
  • Global Components: Set up global components for site-wide consistency. πŸŒπŸ”§
  • Navigation: Add sleek navigation with template tags. 🧭
  • Social Media Links: Integrate social media icons with global site settings. πŸ“±πŸ’¬
  • Custom Pages & Django Apps Creation: Tailor your site with custom pages and new Django apps. πŸ“„πŸš€
  • Child Pages: Learn the art of managing child pages. πŸ‘ΆπŸ“š
  • StreamField Basics: Get a taste of StreamField for flexible content. πŸŒŠπŸ“
  • Snippets & Orderables: Play with snippets and orderables to enhance functionality. πŸŽ‰
  • Template Reuse & Code Management: Reuse components and keep your codebase clean and efficient. πŸ”„β™»οΈ
  • Pagination: Learn how to add pagination to keep your content organized. πŸ”’πŸ“–
  • Contact Page: Create a contact page with an email option to connect with your audience. πŸ“§β€οΈ

Project Time! πŸ› οΈ

  1. Your Own 'Projects' Section: Apply what you’ve learned to build a 'Projects' section on your site.
  2. Frontend Styling Challenges: Tackle the tricky frontend features that Wagtail offers.

Perfect for:

  • Aspiring Wagtail Enthusiasts who know a tad about Wagtail but crave more! πŸ¦πŸ€“
  • Developers eager to transform their static sites into dynamic Wagtail wonders. πŸ”„πŸŒ

Just Bring:

  • An internet connection 🌐
  • A computer with command line access πŸ’»
  • A sprinkle of Python knowledge (OOP is a cherry on top! πŸ’)

Why This Course? 🌈

It's fun, light-hearted, and packed with practical skills to Wagtailify your website! You’ll not only learn the ins and outs of Wagtail but also get to apply these skills in real-world projects.

So, are you ready to Wagtailify your static website? Let’s get coding and have some fun along the way! πŸŽ‰πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Course lessons

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