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Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
Getting on the web with WordPress
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  • 1. Presented byAndy Christian@andrew_cphtGetting on the Webwith WordPresswww.tadpole.cc
  • 2. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWho is this guy?WordCamp NYC
  • 3. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressContentManagementBlogPlatformOpenSourceBuilt by theCommunity
  • 4. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPress
  • 5. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPress
  • 6. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPress22%of all new websites.17%of the web.
  • 7. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressEasy to use.Easy to maintain.Easy to extend.22%of all new websites.17%of the web.
  • 8. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWordPress.com WordPress.orgFree to sign upHosted by AutomatticPre-installed themes/pluginsPay for extra featuresFree to downloadRequires 3rd Party HostCustom themes/pluginsMore overhead
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  • 18. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressPost vs. Page‣ (Blog) Posts‣ Displayed in Reverse Order‣ Can be tagged and categorized‣ Pages‣ Static Content‣ Hierarchical
  • 19. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressComments‣Attached to a post/page‣Encourage interaction‣Beware comment spam
  • 20. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressThemes & Plugins‣ Theme‣ Generally defines the layout anddesign of your site.‣ Plugin‣ Adds functionality to your site.‣ i.e., Contact Form, social mediaintegration, image gallery.
  • 21. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressSidebars & Widgets‣ Sidebar (a.k.a., widget area)‣ Section of a page where you caninsert widgets‣ Defined by your theme.‣ Widget‣ Movable block of content‣ Can be added by plugins
  • 22. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressCustom Menus‣ Menu location defined by theme‣ Menu items can be:‣ Page‣ Post‣ Category‣ Custom link‣ And more!
  • 23. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressBest Practices‣ Back your site up.‣ Keep Core, Themes & Plugins updated.‣ Keep your computer & network secure.‣ Get themes/plugins from good sources.‣ Limit theme/plugin usage.
  • 24. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressResources for Getting Help‣ Google! (site:wordpress.org)‣ Tutorial sites (wpbeginner.com)‣ WordPress Codex & Forums‣ #wordpress on irc.freenode.net‣ WordPress Meetups‣ central.wordcamp.org
  • 25. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWhere to go next
  • 26. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWhere to go next‣ learn.wordpress.com‣ wpbeginner.com‣ wpmu.org‣ wpmututorials.org
  • 27. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWhere to go next‣ digwp.com‣ planet.wordpress.org‣ wpcandy.com‣ dradcast.com
  • 28. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressWhere to go next‣ weblogtoolscollection.com‣ wpforce.com‣ wprealm.com‣ wp.smashingmagazine.com
  • 29. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressGiving back!‣ Help others learn!‣ make.wordpress.org‣ User Testing‣ Translation (polyglots)‣ Beta Testing‣ WordPress Events
  • 30. www.tadpole.ccGetting on the Web with WordPressThanks!Andy Christian@andrew_cphtwww.tadpole.cc

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