Who am I?
- I’m mohamad Elbialy and I’ve been working
with WordPress for 3 years Mostly doing
themes for clients.
- I also did a couple of plugins for learning
- I’m the organizer for this meet up.
Let’s get started
• This is the user session (4-5.30pm)
• What’s WordPress?
- Not just a blogging application
- it’s developed to be a fully functional
- you can make anything from a blog to an
• It’s free and open source (use, copy, study,
modify and share) – GNU GPLV2 (freedom not
• It’s 10 years old.
• WordPress is a community not just a S/W.
• Who is using WordPress?
Businesses, schools, Education institutes…
WordPress show cases
• Self hosted VS cloud hosted
• Freedom and limitation
• Maintenance and development
Installing wordpress on a live server
• What’s a server, client and database?
• Ipage.com, bluehost.com, hostgator.com
• Cpanel and vDeck
Over view of the WP Dashboard
• The WordPress toolbar
• The difference between posts and pages
• Creating posts
• Creating categories and what's the difference
between cats and tags.
• Text formatting
• Adding links
• Adding images (directly to the post/featured