Vancouver WordPress Meetup - WordPress 101

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<ul><li>1.WORDPRESS 101WordPress for BeginnersVanessa Chuinfo@designfaire.comdesignfaire.comtwitter @vanessa_chu Friday, July 9, 2010 </li></ul> <p>2. Friday, July 9, 2010 3. Matt Mullenweg released WordPress in 2003 as an Open Source Software Friday, July 9, 2010 4. 200+ Million WordPress websites worldwide Friday, July 9, 2010 5. So who maintains WordPress? + Why is Free? Friday, July 9, 2010 6. Open Source? Friday, July 9, 2010 7. WP is Open Source Source code is public Freely use, modify, share the software Based on collaboration and community Friday, July 9, 2010 8. 3 FocusesEasy to useLooks Good Useability AestheticsEasy to ModifyWeb Standards Friday, July 9, 2010 9. WordPress.com Imvs..orgWordPress.orgIm. com Friday, July 9, 2010 10. Basic Functionality Posts and Pages Widgets Comments + Select ThemesTrackbacks Multi-language Categories andTags Multiple Users Photos + Galleries Friday, July 9, 2010 11. M ore! G et WordPress.org All basic functionality Custom Menus Unlimited Themes + Domain Shortened TemplatesURLs Customizations Multiple Blogs Plugins Access to all backend Custom Content Typesles Custom Taxonomy and more...Friday, July 9, 2010 12. When Do I Use What?Friday, July 9, 2010 13. .com.org Primarily a blog Stand alone site Up and running Unique themes + quickly plugins Dont need custom More than a blog theme Want full control over Want to be part of asite community Friday, July 9, 2010 14. Installing WordPress A Web Server e.g. Dream Host, Blue Host A Text Editor e.g. Notepad, TextEdit, Dreamweaver, BBEdit FTP Client e.g. FileZilla, Cute FTP Web BrowserFriday, July 9, 2010 15. Installing WordPressServer Must Have: PHP 4.3+ MYSQL 4.1.2+ Apache Friday, July 9, 2010 16. Installing WordPresshttp://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_Wordpress 1. Download WordPress2. Create a Database on your web server3. Congure wp-cong.php le with database info4. Copy WordPress les to your web server5. Go to http://www.yourdomain.com/wp- admin/install.php and ll in your site details.Friday, July 9, 2010 17. Friday, July 9, 2010 18. 30 Second Install Find a web hosts with anauto WordPress Install!e.g. Dream Host, Blue Host Friday, July 9, 2010 19. Using WordPress Friday, July 9, 2010 20. Pages vs Posts Im aI mapage p ost Permanent TimelyContentContent Friday, July 9, 2010 21. Categorize your ContentPosts and pages can be categorizedand subcategorized!Makes it easy for your readers to lter your content Friday, July 9, 2010 22. Change yourThemesThemes provide the look of your site Change your Theme like you change clothes! 99 pre-set themes on WordPress.com 1000s available on the web for self hosted sitesFriday, July 9, 2010 23. Add Widgets!Small portable applications you can put on your side bar e.g. Flickr gallery, Twitter feed, latest comments, social bookmarks Friday, July 9, 2010 24. Add Plugins! Plugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress BEWARE: ONLY FOR SELF HOSTED SITES! e.g. Akismet - spam bot, social bookmarks, SEO, fancy galleries etc. Friday, July 9, 2010 25. WordPress as a WebsiteUse Pages to build your site. Set a Page as your Homepage instead of displaying your Blog! e.g. Pages can be a Bio, Services, Products etc. Friday, July 9, 2010 26. Friday, July 9, 2010 27. Friday, July 9, 2010 28. Friday, July 9, 2010 29. Friday, July 9, 2010 30. ResourcesWordPress.orghttp://wordpress.org/WordPress Lessonshttp://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_LessonsWPBeginners.comhttp://www.wpbeginner.com/WordPress Tutorialshttp://www.wp-tutorials.org/ Friday, July 9, 2010 31. Thanks!Friday, July 9, 2010 </p>