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How to build lean SaaS App with WordPress Multisite [WordCamp Vienna 2019]

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What comes to your mind when you think about technical requirements for successful SaaS company? Should it be lean and easy-to-build, but ready for continuous improvement? Should it have wide opportunities for customization but still be reliable and stay under the control? Should it be powerful and scalable, but still really easy to manage? We’ll see how to build such kind of Software-as-a-Service application using WordPress Multisite, from scratch.

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How to build lean SaaS App with WordPress Multisite [WordCamp Vienna 2019]

  1. 1. ● WordPress lover since 2010 ● WordPress Multisite fan ● Rocketeer at ● Loves spaghetti with tomato and basil ● Swims 4,3 km per hour freestyle Sabrina Zeidan
  2. 2. How to build a lean SaaS App with WordPress Multisite WordCamp Vienna 2019
  3. 3. Why SaaS model?
  4. 4. In 2018, the average company spent $343,000 on SaaS SaaS trends report
  5. 5. Why Lean approach?
  6. 6. The Lean Startup and Your SaaS Don’t build a product like this. You only discover if you have succeeded at the end Instead start with something basic and gather feedback as you get more complex
  7. 7. Build-measure-learn feedback loop The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  8. 8. Lean SaaS app should be 1. easy-to-build 2. customizable 3. scalable
  9. 9. WordPress Multisite ?
  10. 10. WordPress Multisite is scalable WordPress.com 117 880 739 sites 136 628 430 users 1 072 589 689 visits per month
  11. 11. WordPress Multisite is easy-to-build ● Built-in user system ● Plugins ● Separate environment for each site ● SuperAdmin role ● Domain mapping
  12. 12. WordPress Multisite is customizable ● Appearance ● Custom Post Types ● Custom Fields ● Hooks and filters
  13. 13. WordPress Multisite is ready for the further development
  14. 14. WordPress Multisite is easy-to-use
  15. 15. Diet Club: SaaS built with WordPress Multisite
  16. 16. WordPress Multisite Building a network
  17. 17. Structurizing websites WP Multi Network Plugin
  18. 18. Paper+pencil or XMind Planning the website structure
  19. 19. ● CPT Meal Plan ● CPT Recipe ● CPT Product +Taxonomy: Diet Stage +Taxonomy: Diet Stage + Meal Type +Taxonomy Diet Stage Custom Post Type UI Bringing it to life
  20. 20. Custom Post Type UI Bringing it to life
  21. 21. Advanced Custom Fields Structurizing data: CPT Recipe (wp-admin)
  22. 22. Advanced Custom Fields Structurizing data: CPT Recipe (front-end)
  23. 23. Advanced Custom Fields Structurizing data: CPT Meal Plan (wp-admin)
  24. 24. Advanced Custom Fields Structurizing data: CPT Meal Plan (front-end)
  25. 25. Gutenberg Making landing pages
  26. 26. WooCommerce + Paid Membership Pro Turning this into a SaaS
  27. 27. Done?
  28. 28. It’s just the beginning The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  29. 29. ● https://wordpress.tv ● https://wordpress.org/showcase/ ● https://sabrinazeidan.com/wpmu_use_case/ More examples of SaaS apps built with WordPress Multisite
  30. 30. Get in touch with me: ● @sabrina_zeidan ● http://sabrinazeidan.com/ ● sabrinazeidan@gmail.com ● or just say “Hi” right after this talk is over :) Questions? WordCamp Vienna 2019

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