WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the web. It started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as a full content management system and so much more! Join us in this session for an overview of WordPress
What is Word Press?
- content management system?
- learning management system?
WordPress.org :: Where you go to host your own site on your own or someone else’s domain.
- Full options, including the most powerful and useful plugins, themes, etc.
- Multi-user sites (BuddyPress)
- Discussion board
- Commons in a Box
- Reward points (CubePoints)
WordPress.com :: Where you go to have Word Press host your blog for you.
- posts, pages, media.
- what do you want to use WP for? think of a purpose and audience!
- Start a blog or play with one on my server (admin/gtc42314)
- write a post, add a photo, and a YouTube video
- leave a comment on someone else’s blog
- add sidebar content (links, text)
- create an “About” page with a brief bio
- create a category for your posts
- create a menu with a page for that category