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Accessible via the WordPress Dashboard, categories are used to group related blog posts. For example, blog posts included in your first assignment submission should be categorised within both the 'Assignments' and 'Assignment 1' categories.

For more information regarding categories, please visit the Categories & Menu sub-chapter.


End User

An end user is a fellow OCA student or tutor, for example, whom are intended to visit and view your learning log. 


Featured Image

An optional image displayed and visible prior to accessing and above the contents of a blog post; see the screenshot below for an example in both instances.

A screenshot demonstrating the use of a featured image. 

Frontend Editor

Also referred to as the "Basic Editor", the Frontend Editor is widely regarded as the easier of the two available editors, but is limited in the functionality and creative capabilities.

For more information regarding the Frontend Editor, please visit the Frontend Editor sub-chapter.


Gutenberg Editor

Also referred to as the "Block Editor" and commonly seen amongst OCA students as the more complex of the two available editors, but does offer greater functionality and creative freedom, including the option to add and/or embed various media types including images, video, audio and files, 

For more information regarding the G‍utenberg Editor, please visit the Gutenberg Editor sub-chapter.



The primary page for your learning log and the page accessible via your Domain Name


Short for HyperText Markup Language, HTML is the coding language used to help construct your learning log. To create and use a learning log using OCA Spaces, no HTML knowledge is required, although maybe beneficial to develop more advanced functions. 

HTML Anchor

An HTML Anchor can be used to create a link to a specific section, heading, image etc. within your blog post. This can be particularly useful when wanting to cite or reference a specific part, and not the whole of your post.

HTML Anchors are only available when using the Gutenberg Editor. For more information and guidance regarding the use of H‍TML Anchors, please visit the HTML Anchors sub-chapter.


Media Library

A repository consisting of any and all uploaded media, including images, video, audio and files upto a maximum 64MB. The M‍edia Library contains media uploaded using both the Gutenberg and Frontend Editor, and can also be used to make minor edits, such as cropping or rotating images.

For more information regarding the M‍edia Library, please visit the Media Library sub-chapter.


The menu is the list of options available to end users, which can be used to navigate your learning log. Upon initially creating your learning log, your menu will, by default, contain a list of existing categories, such as 'Assignments' and 'Assignment 1' etc.

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