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  • 1. Kristy Fifelski | City of Reno, Nevada WordPress for Government Blogs & Microsites
  • 2. Agenda • Tour of WordPress Sites • Use in Government • Installation Demo • Plugins • Themes
  • 3. WordPress open source blogging software
  • 4. Why do I ? Wow…
  • 5. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for government sites 5. Vendor assistance not required
  • 6. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for government sites 4. You get to tell management the site will be up in 2-3 months …. knowing it will only take 25 minutes
  • 7. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for government sites 3. Using those extra months you saved, you can work on all the projects that you’ve been meaning to get to
  • 8. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for government sites 2. Web designers can impersonate developers … and developers can impersonate web designers
  • 9. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for government sites 1. It’s so easy… even he can do it Slogan /image from GEICO ad campaign
  • 10. WordPress is everywhere…
  • 11. Customize high quality websites without being a developer…
  • 12. British Prime Minister site
  • 13. OpenSF blog (San Francisco)
  • 14. RecoverySF microsite
  • 15. City of Reno blog
  • 16. Important Websites WordPress.com WordPress.org Codex.wordpress.org
  • 17. 3 Ways to Host WordPress 1. On WordPress.com 2. In-house on your own server PHP version 4.3 + MySQL version 4.1.2 + 3. 3rd party host
  • 18. Hosted Installation 1. Sign up for a hosted account at 1and1, Bluehost, GoDaddy, etc. 2. Login, locate WordPress install area. 3. Simple as clicking a couple buttons!
  • 19. Hosted Installation 1. Create an admin login during installation 2. Go to the WordPress admin area to complete the rest of setup: www.yoursite.com/wp-admin
  • 20. WordPress admin area
  • 21. Demo of Installation
  • 22. Working with plugins
  • 23. Customizing themes
  • 24. Elements of WordPress sites
  • 25. Microsite for city government “task force”
  • 26. index.php
  • 27. header.php
  • 28. sidebar.php
  • 29. footer.php
  • 30. loop.php Displays posts and post content codex.wordpress.org
  • 31. Theme template City of Manor, TX Free theme @ govfresh.com/wordpress
  • 32. Contact Information Kristy Fifelski Web Services Manager City of Reno, Nevada fifelskik@reno.gov 775-785-5818 kristyfifelski.com twitter.com/kristyfifelski linkedin.com/in/kristyfifelski slideshare.net/kristyfifelski