WHY WORDPRESS WORKSAnd Why Thesis Is My Favorite Framework (This Week, That Is)
OUTLINE:•A Bit About Me• Beneﬁts of WordPress vs. Other Content Mgt. Systems• Why Thesis Makes Sense as a Framework• Thesis: Under The Hood 1.85 and 2.0
ABOUT ME• PastLife: Magazine Editor, Self-Help Book Author, Marketing Writer (BA/ Comparative Lit; MA/ Communications• Re-Invented: Cabrillo College for Dreamweaver, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator• Quit My Day Job: 8 years ago. 100+ sites developed.
• Clients Can Actually Learn To Use It• I’m a Convert from Joomla: Cultural Council never learned to use Joomla successfully (Ask me to mail you the 138-page document explaining in detail.)• It’s Free/Open Source: Written in PHP• Excellent Documentation At WordPress.org• Easy To Extend (22,000+ plugins)
UNIQUE NEEDSEvery client wants to do something different
AND AMUSE THEMSELVES Blogging and Education, too.
TRAVEL: E-COMMERCEThey Can Run a Business Using WordPress
REGISTER 300+ PEOPLE SQL Database Allows for Data Collection
GREAT FOR FUNDRAISING Perfect Solution for Groups/Non-Proﬁts
SEE EXTENSIVE SHOWCASE It’s easy to make Thesis Look Like Something Else