Student Personal & Professional Site Template

Student Personal & Professional Site Template

This template is designed for students who would like to get a jumpstart on creating a resume or portfolio site.

Template Homepage

What is a header image?
It’s an image that can define or enhance your site, or give your site character.

What is a site title and tagline? 
It’s the name of your website and a little description.

What is a menu?
It is the navigation for your site. It is a place that guides people to different places on your site. 

What is a page or post?
You can read about the difference in our WordPress Basics help guide.

What are social media icons?
They are icons that take you to different social media accounts.

Template Plugins

  •  Advanced noCaptcha & Invisible Captcha – Show noCaptcha or invisible captcha on a variety of forms across your blog. This will protect your site from spam user registrations. You need a Google account to use this plugin. *See steps on how to set this plugin up below.* 
  • Akismet Anti-Spam – Protects your blog from spam, particularly in comments. Please make sure you finish setting this up!
  • Disable Comments – Allows administrators to globally disable comments on their site. Comments can be disabled according to post type.
  • Duplicate Post – Clone posts and pages.
  • Elementor – The most advanced frontend drag & drop page builder that works with any theme, any page, any design.
  • Easy Google Fonts – A simple and easy way to add google fonts to your WordPress theme. You can choose them under Customize. 
  •  Feed Them Social (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc) – Customize feeds for Facebook Pages, Album Photos, Videos & Covers, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest & YouTube on pages, posts or widgets.
  • Gutenberg – This is the page-builder type plugin for the new block editor in WordPress. The editor is available with this plugin and will be a standard feature in WordPress 5.0, slated to be released in 2019. 
  • Jetpack – Gives you a variety features such as tiled galleries and site stats.
  • Limit Login Attempts Reloaded – Limit the rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies and for each IP address.
  • Maintenance – Take your website for maintenance away from public view. Use maintenance plugin if your website is in development or you need to change things up. The Plugin has options to add a logo, background, headline, message, and colors to your landing page as well as the ability to keep some pages public while the rest of the site is under maintenance. 
  • PDF Embedder – Embed PDFs straight into your posts and pages, with flexible width and height. Compatible with Gutenberg Editor WordPress.
  • Widget Context  Show or hide widgets depending on the section of the site that is being viewed.
  •  Recent Post Widget with Thumbnails – Displays in the sidebar a list of linked titles and thumbnails of the most recent postings.
  •  User Role Editor – Change/add/delete WordPress user roles and capabilities.
  •  Wordfence Security – Anti-virus, Firewall and Malware Scan. Please make sure you finish setting this up!
  • WordPress Importer – Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file (which would come from another WordPress site).
  • WP Dashboard Notes – For this template, the notes are reminders about how to make your site more secure and where to find DoOO Help Guides. You can make your own notes for reminders or you deactivate the plugin once you’ve gone through the checklist.
  • YOAST SEO –  An all-in-one SEO (search engine optimization) solution for WordPress, that can help you learn how to make your content SEO friendly.

Setting Up Google Advanced noCaptcha & Invisible Captcha

  1. Once you have created one or logged into your Google account, you can set up a reCAPTCHA at
  2. Enter in a label (what you are calling this reCAPTCHA)
  3. Choose a reCPATCHA type (one you may have commonly seen is )
  4. Enter your blog URL (this includes a subdomain or subdirectory)
  5. Make sure your email is the one listed under Owner
  6. Accept the Terms of Service.
  7. After that, go to the Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha Settings by going to your WordPress Dashboard > Settings > Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha.
  8. Enter in the site key and secret key from your Google reCAPTCHA and click save.  
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