Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Getting Started with WordPress (Startup Institute Summer 2013)
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Getting Started with WordPress (Startup Institute Summer 2013)

  • 888 views
Published

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, we'll walk through the basics of getting your site live …

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, we'll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly, and cover best practices in :
- selecting a website design
- content strategy
- using the WordPress dashboard to manage and maintain your website
- fundamentals of SEO in a content management system.

Published in Technology , Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
888
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
21
Comments
0
Likes
2

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Getting Started with Word Press Start Up Institute ROSS BEYELER @RBEYELER
  • 2. + + + + who is this guy? Founder of Growth Spark. BusinessWeek Top 25. Babson College Alumni. Start Up Institute Boston Hiring Partner.
  • 3. Projects
  • 4. Johnny Cupcakes
  • 5. Continuum
  • 6. 1 2 3 4 5 6 overview Understanding WordPress Setting up WordPress WordPress Themes WordPress Appearance Using WordPress Maximizing WordPress
  • 7. Understanding WordPress01
  • 8. what is a content management system?
  • 9. what is a theme?
  • 10. what are plugins?
  • 11. WordPress.com vs. Wordpress.org
  • 12. .com Hosting platform for blogs Free Choose from pre-selected themes Can’t add custom themes Can’t add plugins They take care of security, spam, backups, etc. 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • 13. .org Free open-source software Host it yourself ($7-12/mo) Custom Themes Add plugins You’re responsible for security, spam, backups, etc. 1 2 3 4 5
  • 14. Setting up WordPress02
  • 15. registering a domain
  • 16. setting up hosting
  • 17. installing WordPress
  • 18. installing WordPress. . . today! http://blogtempo.com
  • 19. WordPress Themes03
  • 20. browsing Theme Forest
  • 21. installing a theme
  • 22. WordPress Appearance04
  • 23. configuring a theme
  • 24. managing widgets
  • 25. Using WordPress05
  • 26. adding posts
  • 27. adding slides
  • 28. adding pages
  • 29. managing menus
  • 30. Maximizing WordPress06
  • 31. contact management form: gravity forms
  • 32. site analytics tools: Google Analytics
  • 33. seo tools: wordpress seo by Yoast
  • 34. social media: AddThis
  • 35. security: limit login attempts
  • 36. WordPress backup: VaultPress
  • 37. Resources
  • 38. themes: ThemeForest
  • 39. plugins: CodeCanyon
  • 40. tutorials: WP Beginner
  • 41. developing resources: WordPress Codex
  • 42. questions?
  • 43. growth spark growthspark.com & @growthspark @RBEYELER