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  • 1. Wordpress Workshop
  • 2. Keith Feighery
    Director of Digital Strategy
  • 3. Summary
    Director of Digital Strategy with Digital Insights
    14 Years experience developing and marketing web and digital applications
    Lecturer with DIT on MA in Digital Media Technologies
    Lecturer with Dublin Business School, Griffith College, Champlain College & IBAT in Online Marketing and Digital Strategy
  • 4. Contact Details
    086 6070274
  • 5. Agenda
    Introduction to Wordpress
    Wordpress.com Vs Wordpress.org
    Wordpress Case Studies and Examples
    Setting up Site on Wordpress.com
    Walk through of Wordpress Features
    Administration, Themes, Plugins, Post & Pages, Adding Images, Audio & Video
    Embedding Content from Youtube and Flickr
  • 6. Wordpress Overview
    Excellent low barrier to entry publishing platform
    Open source platform
    Easy to use CMS system to produce and distribute all forms of digital media – text, Images, audio, video, RSS
    Easy to Connect Wordpress site with other social media sites
    Twitter, Facebook etc…
    Very extensible platform where further functionality can be added
    Search Engine Friendly infrastructure along with SEO plugins
  • 7. Wordpress.com Vs Wordpress.org
  • 8. Wordpress.com
    A managed environment to set up Websites and blogs provided for free (basic set-up)
    Basic version will have wordpress in the url – e.g. http://www.website.wordpress.com
    Can map an existing domain (www.website.com) to a wordpress.com website
    Limited functionality on wordpress.com in comparison to wordpress.org
    No plugin functionality
    Limited Theme Customisation
  • 9. Wordpress.org
    Open source version of wordpress
    Self-Managed system where users have to download the software from wordpress.org
    Users have to have domain name registered and hosting package
    Users have to upload wordpress on to webserver and set up database
    Once deployed, users have complete control over the customisation and functionality of the wordpress.org site
    Users respoonsible for security, back-ups, maintenance and support of their own site
  • 10. Wordpress.com
  • 11. Wordpress.org
  • 12. Blogs
  • 13. Icecream Ireland Blog
  • 14. Puddleducks
  • 15. IIA Blog
  • 16. Peter Lonegan
  • 17. DonalSkehan
  • 18. Make Up and Beauty
  • 19. Using Wordpress.com
  • 20. Wordpress.com
  • 21. Dashboard
  • 22. Add Post
  • 23. Add New Page
  • 24. Add Media
  • 25. Change Themes
  • 26. Use Widgets
  • 27. Sharing Buttons
  • 28. Add Menus
  • 29. Add Polls
  • 30. General Settings
  • 31. Reading Settings
  • 32. Site Tools
  • 33. Export Data
  • 34. Privacy Settings
  • 35. Domain Mapping
  • 36. Front End
  • 37. Thank You