Roohi Moolla Twitter: @roohimoolla WordPress Workshop: Part 1 Introduction to WordPress
<ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Educator… </li></ul>
<ul><li>What is WordPress? </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing Platform </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>What is a CMS? </li></ul><ul><li>Editable </li></ul><ul><li>No coding required </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use (like...
<ul><li>What is a Publishing Platform? </li></ul><ul><li>A Diary </li></ul><ul><li>Your Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Business...
<ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
<ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
<ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
<ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
<ul><li>WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress.Com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>free </li></ul><...
<ul><li>WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress.Org </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>free – pay for h...
<ul><li>My blog is on WordPress.com? </li></ul><ul><li>Export > Import </li></ul><ul><li>Export from .com </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Top Features of WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards Compliance </li><...
<ul><li>Your website/blog has to “live” somewhere </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Create the underlying foundation for your website </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></u...
<ul><li>A Theme sets the “look and feel” of your website </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul...
<ul><li>Enhance the features of your site </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4....
<ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Add Content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Add Content </li...
<ul><li>WordPress Workshop: Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Basic Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting </li></ul></ul><u...
Roohi Moolla Twitter: @roohimoolla WordPress Workshop: Part 1 Thank You!
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This is the first in an 8-part series on WordPress. Part 1 explains what WordPress is, what WordPress can be used for, the top features of WordPress, the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com, and the basics of how to install, set up and create a WordPress website or blog.

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  1. 1. Roohi Moolla Twitter: @roohimoolla WordPress Workshop: Part 1 Introduction to WordPress
  2. 2. <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Educator… </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is WordPress? </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Website/Blog Builder </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is a CMS? </li></ul><ul><li>Editable </li></ul><ul><li>No coding required </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use (like Word) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What is a Publishing Platform? </li></ul><ul><li>A Diary </li></ul><ul><li>Your Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Business Information </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What is a Website/Blog Builder? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress.Com </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>free </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>shared </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>backups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>no code control </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>limited themes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>some plugins </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress.Org </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>free – pay for hosting and/or themes and/or plugins </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>edit database and code </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>extensible with plugins </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>install themes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>need hosting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more tech requirements </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>My blog is on WordPress.com? </li></ul><ul><li>Export > Import </li></ul><ul><li>Export from .com </li></ul><ul><li>Download > Save </li></ul><ul><li>Import to .org </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Top Features of WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards Compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy Installation and Upgrades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensibility Plugins/Widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate Publishing/Updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pages/Posts/Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User registration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple Authors </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Your website/blog has to “live” somewhere </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select a Host </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Create the underlying foundation for your website </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Install WordPress </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>A Theme sets the “look and feel” of your website </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Select a Theme </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Enhance the features of your site </li></ul><ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Extend with Plugins </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>How To Build a Website with WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Add Content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Add Content </li></ul><ul><li>Add Images </li></ul><ul><li>Add Video </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>WordPress Workshop: Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Basic Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Installation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul>
  20. 20. Roohi Moolla Twitter: @roohimoolla WordPress Workshop: Part 1 Thank You!

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