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Getting off the farm

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WPMU is for more than just blog farms. Here I showcase a few different sites and how they use MU. See what's possible!

WPMU is for more than just blog farms. Here I showcase a few different sites and how they use MU. See what's possible!

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    Getting off the farm Getting off the farm Presentation Transcript

    • Get off the Farm WordPress MU more than a blog farm
      • Who am I?
        • @andrea_r
        • http://wpmututorials.com
      • What do I do?
        • Volunteer support
        • Build client sites
        • Troubleshoot
        • Write tutorials
      • What is WPMU?
        • Basic assumptions
        • What it does best
        • How it works
        • Examples of out of the box implementations
          • WordPress.com
          • http://Homeschooljournal.net
          • http://blsciblogs.baruch.cuny.edu/ Blogs@Baruch
      • The closed system
      • - invitation only
      • - admin-only blog creation
      • - development sites
    • Wanderlust and Lipstick
      • http://wanderlustandlipstick.com
      • Closed signups
      • Integrated design
      • Visitors unaware of platform
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    • Housing Storm
      • http://housingstorm.com
      • Authors pay to blog
      • Similar design
      • Nested subdomains
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    • QueerCents Directory
      • Blogs are profiles
      • Integrated, consistent look
      • Blogs grouped by topic
      • Can search by blog topic
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    • Content Management
      • Used to deliver content, not blog posts
      • Still WPMU
      • Blogs used as site sections
      • Why not single WP and categories?
    • Risk Info
      • http://riskinfo.com.au
      • Insurance-related information
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    • FanTech
      • Corporate site
      • Currently still in dev
      • Multilingual
      • Corporate/Reisdential sections
      • Search by specs
      • Built on Thematic – child themes on blogs
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    • Separate sites
      • Multiple blogs, multiple sites
      • One install
      • Plugins
      • DNS magic
      • Server tweaking
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    • “ Take chances, make mistakes, get messy” - Ms Frizzle