1. Note: This talk is intended for people who are newly introduced to WordPressWordPress Use CasesBY ARUN PRABHUDESAI HTTP://TRAK.IN | TWITTER: @8AP / @TRAKIN | FB: FACEBOOK.COM/ARUN.P
2. “ WordPress can do EVERYTHING! ”Ok.. Maybe not everything….but on the web, WordPress can create almost any solutionyou can think of!
3. What do I know about WordPress? • WordPress user for about 7 years! • Spent over 4000 hours on WordPress till date (for one thing or other) • Created 10 different WordPress based applications • Tried over 300 different plugins • Used hundreds of WordPress based apps.
4. Why WordPress?
5. Plug and Play Architecture Real Reason for Growth – Extensibility via Plug & Play architecture
6. WordPress Stats Over 25000 plugins Over 10000 Themes 15 percent of Internet running on WordPress 24.5 percent domains running on WordPress Over 60 million WordPress Sites in the World About 40 percent of WordPress on Self-hosted platform (.org vs .com)
7. WordPress Use Cases Blog (duhh…) News / online magazine Static Websites Dynamic Websites Private Journal / Diary But WordPress does much…much more…
8. E-Commerce Websites Full Fledged E-Commerce website can be built on WordPress Entire shopping cart flow and PayPal payment gateway integration Many Free as well premium plugins and themes available Plugins: WP e-Commerce, Jigoshop, ShopperPress (premium), eshop, WooCommerce & many more
9. Job Board / Classified Websites Using WordPress you can create a entire Jobsite or a Classified website in matter of hours. Businesses can use it for their recruitments and attracting resumes Many Full-featured Job-board themes and plugins are available Themes & Plugins: JobRoller, JobPress, Tapp Jobs, WP Job Board, WP Careers, Templatic Job Board, 9 to 5, and many more…
10. Private Social Network /Community Website / Intranet BuddyPress, a full-featured Social Networking platform, comes from Automattic, the company behind WordPress. With BuddyPress you can create a fully featured niche social-network with a few easy clicks. BuddyPress installation can be used as community website or even as an Intranet for a large office setup. And again, it is free…
11. Portfolio Websites / Showcase WordPress offers hundreds of themes and plugins for professionals to showcase their work WordPress is probably the most popular platform used by artists, photographers and designers across the world
12. Q&A Website / Discussion Forums
13. Membership Websites
14. Wiki Websites
15. And Many more… Comparison Engine Event Management sites Full Fledged Project Management Video Sites Directory sites Recipe / Cooking sites Fan Sites Landing Pages Music Sites Hotel Bookings Real Estate Showcase
16. Most Important Resources WordPress Plugin Repository - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ WordPress Theme Repository - http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ WordPress Showcase - http://wordpress.org/showcase/And lastly just search in Google…
17. “ Question to Audience:Can you name 3 Web apps that are not available (or can’t be developed) on WordPress? ”