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Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
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Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
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Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
Ten Things You Should Know About WordPress
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A short introduction to WordPress, presented by Sé Reed at WordCamp Orange County, June 2, 2012

A short introduction to WordPress, presented by Sé Reed at WordCamp Orange County, June 2, 2012

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  • 1. Ten ThingsYou Should KnowAboutWordPress Sé Reed @sereedmedia facebook.com/sereedmedia
  • 2. 01.WordPress cando way morethan blog.
  • 3. Content Management System (CMS)
  • 4. 02.wordpress.comandWordPressare different.
  • 5. WordPress wordpress.com
  • 6. 03.Whats under thehood matters.
  • 7. ▸ Open source software▸ Theme-based design▸ Plugin functionality▸ Based on MySQL▸ Written in PHP
  • 8. FDI
  • 9. yourdomain.com/subfolder/wp-admin
  • 10. 04.Posts and pagesare where themagic happens.
  • 11. Posts▸ Dynamic▸ Archived indefinitely▸ Always in a category • Blog topics • Product types • Photographs
  • 12. Stuff Stuff Category S1 S3 S2 S2 S1 S3
  • 13. Pages▸ Static▸ Not in categories▸ Sub-pages • Hierarchal groupings parent>child>sibling
  • 14. Posts
  • 15. Posts
  • 16. Pages
  • 17. Pages
  • 18. Pages
  • 19. Posts Pages
  • 20. 05.Not all themesare createdequal.(Or equally.)
  • 21. post_id
  • 22. ▪ Evaluating a theme ▸ ▸ ▸ ▸ • • ▸
  • 23. ▪ Free Themes ▸ ▸ ▸ • ▸
  • 24. ▪ Premium Themes ▸ ▸ ▸ ▸
  • 25. 06.Look foroptions,customizeyour settings.
  • 26. 07.Plugins are adouble-edgedsword.
  • 27. Evaluating plugins ▸ ▸ ▸ ▸
  • 28. ▪ Recommended plugins ▸ Security/Spam • • ▸ SEO • • ▸ Backups • •
  • 29. ▪ Recommended plugins ▸ Social Media • • • ▸ Forms • •
  • 30. 08.Documentationis your friend.
  • 31. codex.wordpress.org
  • 32. wordpress.tvwpbeginner.comwordpress.stackexchange.comwordpresswings.com
  • 33. 09.Back-upyour entireset-up.**no, really.
  • 34. 09b.Where youhost matters.
  • 35. 09c.Update.
  • 36. ▸ @wordpress for security notices▸ Check for hacks: sitecheck.sucuri.net/scanner
  • 37. 10.WordPress ONLYworksif you do.
  • 38. #3 Be patient ▸ Pace yourself. You dont have to be an expert on your first day.
  • 39. #2 Dont load up ▸ Toomany plugins or theme features can break or slow down your site (and your motivation).
  • 40. #1 Add content ▸ Contentis the ONLY reason people visit your site *AND the best way to help them find it.
  • 41. 9 Steps to a WordPress website
  • 42. 9 Steps to a WordPress website
  • 43. 9 Steps to a WordPress website 9. KEEP ADDING CONTENT!!!
  • 44. Questions! Sé Reed @sereedmedia facebook.com/sereedmedia

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