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How to build your first WordPress website      Andrew Davis
Overview•   What is WordPress?•   WordPress.com vs WordPress.org•   WordPress components•   Example website               ...
WHAT IS WORDPRESS?                     3
WordPress.com   WordPress.org                  More flexibility     Easier       Greater control                          ...
WORDPRESS COMPONENTS                       5
Web page                   Header                            Widget           Post/Page                            Sidebar...
Dashboard      Specific      Content       Global      Settings                 7
EXAMPLE WEBSITE                  8
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Elements•   Custom header•   4 pages                        Home•   Images•   Map                 About Us   News   Contac...
www.wordpress.com                    11
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Contact• Me (Andrew Davis)    • andrew@boxless.com.au    • www.boxless.com.au    • @goboxless• Melbourne WordPress Meetup ...
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How to Build your First WordPress Website by Andrew Davis

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Andrews has worked as an IT consultant since 2000. He specialises in “cloud” services, such as Salesforce.com, Google Apps and WordPress.com.

At WordCamp Gold Coast, he presented this introductory presentation for new-comers to WordPress.

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  • Will not coverNot relevant to WordPress.com:Installing/hostingWordPressPluginsDNS ChangesEditing HTML and CSS
  • Why do you want a site?
  • WordPress.comBasic service is freeIt’s much easier to setupEverything is taken care of: setup, upgrades, spam, backups, security, etcLimited in what you can doWordPress.orgFree, open source softwareYou can do much more with it (flexibility)You have much more control (and, hence, responsibility)Harder to setup and manage – but there are options (e.g. one-click installs)
  • Transcript of "How to Build your First WordPress Website by Andrew Davis"

    1. 1. How to build your first WordPress website Andrew Davis
    2. 2. Overview• What is WordPress?• WordPress.com vs WordPress.org• WordPress components• Example website 2
    3. 3. WHAT IS WORDPRESS? 3
    4. 4. WordPress.com WordPress.org More flexibility Easier Greater control 4
    5. 5. WORDPRESS COMPONENTS 5
    6. 6. Web page Header Widget Post/Page Sidebar Content Main 6 Footer
    7. 7. Dashboard Specific Content Global Settings 7
    8. 8. EXAMPLE WEBSITE 8
    9. 9. 9
    10. 10. Elements• Custom header• 4 pages Home• Images• Map About Us News Contact Us 10
    11. 11. www.wordpress.com 11
    12. 12. 12
    13. 13. Contact• Me (Andrew Davis) • andrew@boxless.com.au • www.boxless.com.au • @goboxless• Melbourne WordPress Meetup • www.wpmelbourne.wordpress.com • @wpmelbourne 13
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