WWCD? What would core do? Ø Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas Ø Think about Content vs Context ØDon’t be scared of Menus/Widgets/Page Templates ØBest Practice: (Twenty Ten and Twenty Eleven themes)http://10up.com/blog/2012/02/what-would-core-do/http://themergency.com/generators/wordpress-custom-post-types/
How are you going to manage all this in WordPress?
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DEVELOP FOR ZERO SUPPORT?Ø Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas, Make it easy to editØWWCD - make the experience consistentØ Don’t be afraid to to pay for Quality PluginsØ Use quality hostingØ Have a professional backup solution.ØVideo User Manuals - Let the clients take the ﬁrst steps.For all code snippets: https://gist.github.com/bronsonquick 21
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