Meet The Family
An introduction to WordPress and
some of the projects it has inspired
Who is this guy?
Beau Lebens

Automattician

@beaulebens

beau@dentedreality.com.au

http://dentedreality.com.au/
Meet the Family
•   WordPress

•   WordPress MU

•   bbPress

•   BuddyPress

•   BackPress

•   GlotPress
WordPress
•   State-of-the-art Publishing
    Platform

•   Blog? CMS!

•   Used by millions of users

•   Easy to install...
Get WordPress
• http://wordpress.org/
• http://wordpress.org/forums/
• http://wordpress.org/download/
• http://core.trac.w...
WordPress MU

• Multi-blog version of WordPress
• Host many blogs with shared user accounts
• Site Admins control everythi...
WPMU != WordPress
• Uses more server resources
• More complex to install & manage
• Blog Admins CANNOT install their own
 ...
Get WordPress MU
•   http://mu.wordpress.org/

•   http://mu.wordpress.org/forums/

•   http://trac.mu.wordpress.org/

•  ...
bbPress

• Powerful, lightweight forum system
• Optionally integrates with WordPress user
  system
• Shares a lot of code ...
bbPress + WP =
• Shared user tables (profiles, options)
• Single Sign On (shared cookies)
• Shared themes (with some tinker...
Get bbPress

• http://bbpress.org/
• http://bbpress.org/forums/
• http://trac.bbpress.org/
• http://svn.automattic.com/bbp...
BuddyPress

• Social network in a box
• WPMU + set of plugins + bbPress
• Make your own Facebook, BYOTOS
• Enable the feat...
Get BuddyPress

• http://buddypress.org/
• http://buddypress.org/forums/
• http://trac.buddypress.org/
• http://buddypress...
BackPress
• Shared code library between WP + bbPress
• Provides common web app functionality
• Designed to be portable -- ...
Get BackPress


• http://backpress.automattic.com/
• http://svn.automattic.com/backpress/trunk
GlotPress
• Web-based, crowd-sourced translations of
  web applications
• Uses standard gettext tools
• Built on BackPress...
Beau Lebens

@beaulebens

beau@dentedreality.com.au

http://dentedreality.com.au/
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An introduction to WordPress, plus some other projects which have evolved from the WordPress community. This version was presented at WordCamp Philippines, and expanded upon the version presented the week before at WordCamp LA ( http://www.slideshare.net/beaulebens/meet-the-family )

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  1. 1. Meet The Family An introduction to WordPress and some of the projects it has inspired
  2. 2. Who is this guy? Beau Lebens Automattician @beaulebens beau@dentedreality.com.au http://dentedreality.com.au/
  3. 3. Meet the Family • WordPress • WordPress MU • bbPress • BuddyPress • BackPress • GlotPress
  4. 4. WordPress • State-of-the-art Publishing Platform • Blog? CMS! • Used by millions of users • Easy to install and use • Infinitely customizable through plugins & themes • GPL licensed
  5. 5. Get WordPress • http://wordpress.org/ • http://wordpress.org/forums/ • http://wordpress.org/download/ • http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ • http://core.svn.wordpress.org/trunk • http://codex.wordpress.org/
  6. 6. WordPress MU • Multi-blog version of WordPress • Host many blogs with shared user accounts • Site Admins control everything • GPL licensed
  7. 7. WPMU != WordPress • Uses more server resources • More complex to install & manage • Blog Admins CANNOT install their own Themes or Plugins • Not all plugins will work! • Scales massively
  8. 8. Get WordPress MU • http://mu.wordpress.org/ • http://mu.wordpress.org/forums/ • http://trac.mu.wordpress.org/ • http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress-mu/trunk • http://ocaoimh.ie/ • http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_Multiple_Blogs
  9. 9. bbPress • Powerful, lightweight forum system • Optionally integrates with WordPress user system • Shares a lot of code & concepts with WP • GPL licensed Text
  10. 10. bbPress + WP = • Shared user tables (profiles, options) • Single Sign On (shared cookies) • Shared themes (with some tinkering) • Integrated one-to-many and many-to-many conversations (community) • Power to host a large community
  11. 11. Get bbPress • http://bbpress.org/ • http://bbpress.org/forums/ • http://trac.bbpress.org/ • http://svn.automattic.com/bbpress/trunk/
  12. 12. BuddyPress • Social network in a box • WPMU + set of plugins + bbPress • Make your own Facebook, BYOTOS • Enable the features that work for you • GPL licensed Text
  13. 13. Get BuddyPress • http://buddypress.org/ • http://buddypress.org/forums/ • http://trac.buddypress.org/ • http://buddypress.org/download/
  14. 14. BackPress • Shared code library between WP + bbPress • Provides common web app functionality • Designed to be portable -- Use it in your project! • Familiar for WordPress developers • GPL licensed
  15. 15. Get BackPress • http://backpress.automattic.com/ • http://svn.automattic.com/backpress/trunk
  16. 16. GlotPress • Web-based, crowd-sourced translations of web applications • Uses standard gettext tools • Built on BackPress • http://glotpress.org/ • GPL licensed
  17. 17. Beau Lebens @beaulebens beau@dentedreality.com.au http://dentedreality.com.au/
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