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Revision as of 17:32, 16 October 2013

Wordpress

Release status: new

Description Wordpress is an open-source blogging tool. It can be host on Wordpress.com or on a separate server. Wordpress can be used as a content management system for a Web site.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 16 October, 2013

Contents

Description

Wordpress is an open-source blogging tool. It can be host on Wordpress.com or on a separate server. Wordpress can be used as a content management system for a Web site.

Wordpress sites can easily change themes for distinct looks. Additionally, functionality can be improved with unique plug-ins.

It is possible to install multiple instances of Wordpress on Web servers, as well as, have multiple sites on Wordpress.com.

Essential Requirements

Wordpress is a Web-based application. It can be hosted on wordpress.com or on a Web capable server. Access to the program is through a Webased portal.

Equipment

A computer or mobile device capable of accessing the Internet.

Software

Software for Wordpress to be installed on a server can be found at Wordpress.org.

This link (http://wordpress.org/mobile/) will provide you with links to download applications for your mobile devices.

To use a host Wordpress site on Wordpress.com, go to Wordpress.com.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Wordpress and its capabilities.

Beginner Tips

Here are some tips for individuals just starting out.

Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using Wordpress in a business environment.

Comments

Here are some suggestions for managing comments in WordPress.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using Wordpress in a education environment.

Ideas for WordPress Sites

Here are ideas for using Wordpress for things other than a blog or simple Webpage.

Members Only Sites

Here are details about creating members only WordPress sites.

Mobile Sites

Here are instructions for making your WordPress site mobile.

Moving to WordPress

Here are some tips for migrating to a WordPress site.

Non Profits

How non profits can benefit from Wordpress.

Photos

Here are ideas for adding and using photos in WordPress.

Plug-ins

Here are plug-ins that will enhance the capabilities of your WordPress site.

Posts

Here are different ways you can add posts to your WordPress.

Resources

Here are additional resources that can help you improve your WordPress sites.

Security

Here are some ides for keeping your blog secure.

Social Media

Here are tips, codes, and suggestions to incorporate social media into your WordPress site.

Themes

Here are different themes that you can use with your WordPress Site.

Videos

How to incorporate videos into WordPress.

Writing

How to improve your writing for a WordPress Site.

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Wordpress.

References