Word camp las vegas wordpress for beginners by christoph trappe

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This is for WordCamp Las Vegas in December 2013.

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Word camp las vegas wordpress for beginners by christoph trappe

  1. 1. Getting Started with WordPress for Beginners WordCamp Las Vegas 2013 By Christoph Trappe @ctrappe #wclv
  2. 2. Rules  Questions: Ask ‘em, please! Increases chances to get an answer.  You may Tweet, Blog, etc.! @ctrappe #wclv
  3. 3. Hi  Slides at: AuthenticStorytelling.net  About me @ctrappe #wclv
  4. 4. WordPress  .org vs .com @ctrappe #wclv
  5. 5. Objectives  Defining goals and objectives for your sites  Finding and setting up your URL  Installing WordPress  Finding and using an initial design  Getting started @ctrappe #wclv
  6. 6. Goals  Every site should have at least one goal.  What are you trying to accomplish? @ctrappe #wclv
  7. 7. EasternIowaNews.com  Shared community news, not shared elsewhere.  Gave people a place to share news. (Facebook was still kind of new.)  Gave people a voice! @ctrappe #wclv
  8. 8. AuthenticStorytelling.net  Share knowledge around authentic storytelling. @ctrappe #wclv
  9. 9. UWECI.ORG  Connect people to resources, information and inform donors. @ctrappe #wclv
  10. 10. So, what’s your goal? OK to start without one, but it helps. Helps with determining URL. @ctrappe #wclv
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  13. 13. Hosts  GoDaddy  Dreamhost  Laughing Squid  Bluehost http://wordpress.org/hosting/
  14. 14. Let’s get started @ctrappe #wclv
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  24. 24. /wp-admin Log in! @ctrappe #wclv
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  29. 29. Potentially search for: responsive @ctrappe #wclv Premium themes – a word of caution (Elsewhere)
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  31. 31. Posts Pages Plugins @ctrappe #wclv
  32. 32. Links  Migrating sites to Bluehost: https://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/229  Existing WordPress sites: https://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/wp_ migrate @ctrappe #wclv
  33. 33. Questions? Christoph Trappe ctrappe@gmail.com 319-804-9853 ChristophTrappe.com AuthenticStorytelling.net @ctrappe #wclv

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