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===Reading List===
 
===Reading List===
 
* [http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2012/03/how-to-create-a-wordpress-theme.html Best Books On How To Create A WordPress Theme That Rocks]
 
* [http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2012/03/how-to-create-a-wordpress-theme.html Best Books On How To Create A WordPress Theme That Rocks]
 
  
 
===Key Web links===
 
===Key Web links===
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Here are some tips for individuals just starting out.
 
Here are some tips for individuals just starting out.
 
* [http://www.copyblogger.com/new-to-wordpress 7 Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners]
 
* [http://www.copyblogger.com/new-to-wordpress 7 Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners]
 
  
 
====Business====
 
====Business====
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using Wordpress in a business environment.
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using Wordpress in a business environment.
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* [http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/microsites/wordpress-for-small-businesses/ WordPress for Small Businesses]
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* [http://www.inc.com/guides/2010/05/wordpress-for-business.html/1 How to Use WordPress for Business]
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* [http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/technology-web/2013/09/20/10-must-have-wordpress-plugins-for-your-business-website/ 10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins For Your Business Website]
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* [http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/emarketing/article.php/3937176/How-to-Build-a-Small-Business-Website-with-WordPress.htm How to Build a Small Business Website with WordPress]
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* [http://www.techradar.com/us/news/world-of-tech/roundup/how-to-use-wordpress-to-create-a-business-website-1097872 How to use WordPress to create a business website]
  
 
====Comments====
 
====Comments====
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* [http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/wordpress-a-better-lms/23050 WordPress a Better LMS]
 
* [http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/wordpress-a-better-lms/23050 WordPress a Better LMS]
 
* [http://newmediaocw.wordpress.com/ blogs, wikis, and new media (Course Example)]
 
* [http://newmediaocw.wordpress.com/ blogs, wikis, and new media (Course Example)]
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* [http://paperfreeclass.net/ The Paper-Free Class Experiment (Course Example)]
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* [http://eng250isucomm.wordpress.com/ ENGLISH 250 (Course Example)]
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* [http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/01/31/educators-on-wordpress/ Education Continues Outside the Classroom on WordPress.com]
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* [http://wpmu.org/major-changes-in-the-use-of-wordpress-in-education/ Major Changes in the Use of WordPress in Education]
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* [http://blog.nexcess.net/2013/07/15/leveraging-wordpress-for-education/ Leveraging WordPress For Education]
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* [http://www.edudemic.com/new-wordpress-plugin-lets-you-build-your-own-online-school/ New WordPress Plugin Lets You Build Your Own Online School]
  
 
====Ideas for WordPress Sites====
 
====Ideas for WordPress Sites====
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Here are instructions for making your WordPress site mobile.  
 
Here are instructions for making your WordPress site mobile.  
 
* [http://educhalk.org/blog/how-to-create-a-mobile-wordpress-site/ How to Create a Mobile WordPress Site]
 
* [http://educhalk.org/blog/how-to-create-a-mobile-wordpress-site/ How to Create a Mobile WordPress Site]
 
  
 
====Moving to WordPress====
 
====Moving to WordPress====
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* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2011/12/14/15-step-checklist-creating-perfect-wordpress-website/ A Comprehensive Checklist To Creating The Perfect WordPress Website]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2011/12/14/15-step-checklist-creating-perfect-wordpress-website/ A Comprehensive Checklist To Creating The Perfect WordPress Website]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/08/moving-wordpress-website/ Moving A WordPress Website Without Hassle]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/08/moving-wordpress-website/ Moving A WordPress Website Without Hassle]
 
  
 
====Non Profits====
 
====Non Profits====
 
How non profits can benefit from Wordpress.
 
How non profits can benefit from Wordpress.
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* [http://wpmu.org/wordpress-for-non-profits-the-complete-guide/ WordPress for Non-Profits: The Complete Guide]
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* [http://orgspring.com/8-must-have-wordpress-plugins-for-nonprofits/ 8 Must Have WordPress Plugins for Nonprofits]
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* [http://torquemag.io/2-wordpress-nonprofits/ 2 Easy Ways To Make WordPress Work For Your Nonprofit]
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* [http://www.nonprofithub.org/featured/nonprofit-wordpress-website-problems/ 10 Reasons Many Nonprofit Organizations Struggle on WordPress]
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* [http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/management-tips/7-ways-to-use-wordpress-more-effectively-2/ 7 ways to use Wordpress more effectively]
  
 
====Photos====
 
====Photos====
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* [http://www.problogger.net/archives/2012/04/02/19-essential-wordpress-plugins-for-your-blog/ 19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog]
 
* [http://www.problogger.net/archives/2012/04/02/19-essential-wordpress-plugins-for-your-blog/ 19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog]
 
* [http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-keep-track-of-your-post-ideas-in-wordpress/ How to Keep Track of Your Post Ideas in WordPress]
 
* [http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-keep-track-of-your-post-ideas-in-wordpress/ How to Keep Track of Your Post Ideas in WordPress]
 
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* [http://wpmu.org/turn-wordpress-into-a-complete-cms-for-newsrooms-and-multi-user-blogs-with-edit-flow/ Turn WordPress Into a Complete CMS For Newsrooms and Multi-User Blogs With Edit Flow]
  
 
====Posts====
 
====Posts====
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* [http://educhalk.org/blog/create-a-static-homepage-post-page-on-your-wordpress-blog/ Create a Static Homepage & Post Page on Your WordPress Blog]
 
* [http://educhalk.org/blog/create-a-static-homepage-post-page-on-your-wordpress-blog/ Create a Static Homepage & Post Page on Your WordPress Blog]
 
* [http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/splitting-content/ Digging In the Dashboard, Part II: Features for Longform Posts]
 
* [http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/splitting-content/ Digging In the Dashboard, Part II: Features for Longform Posts]
 
 
  
 
====Resources====
 
====Resources====
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* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/01/04/create-custom-taxonomies-wordpress/ How To Create Custom Taxonomies In WordPress]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/01/04/create-custom-taxonomies-wordpress/ How To Create Custom Taxonomies In WordPress]
 
* [http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-google-search-in-a-wordpress-site/ How to Add Google Search in a WordPress Site]
 
* [http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-google-search-in-a-wordpress-site/ How to Add Google Search in a WordPress Site]
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* [http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/using-wordpress-multisite-a-network-of-websites-at-your-fingertips/ Using WordPress Multisite: A Network of Websites at Your Fingertips]
  
 
====Security====
 
====Security====
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* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/18/100-amazing-free-wordpress-themes-for-2009/ 100 Amazing Free WordPress Themes for 2009]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/18/100-amazing-free-wordpress-themes-for-2009/ 100 Amazing Free WordPress Themes for 2009]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/05/29/tips-tricks-testing-wordpress-themes/ Tips And Tricks For Testing WordPress Themes]
 
* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/05/29/tips-tricks-testing-wordpress-themes/ Tips And Tricks For Testing WordPress Themes]
* [ http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/03/05/the-wordpress-theme-customizer-a-developers-guide/ The WordPress Theme Customizer]
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* [http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/03/05/the-wordpress-theme-customizer-a-developers-guide/ The WordPress Theme Customizer]
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* [http://www.premiumwp.com/best-education-wordpress-themes-for-education-websites/ Best Education WordPress Themes for Education Websites]
  
 
====Videos====
 
====Videos====
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===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Wordpress].
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Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Wordpress.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
  
 
[[Category:Wordpress]]
 
[[Category:Wordpress]]

Latest revision as of 19:39, 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

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Equipment

A computer or mobile device capable of accessing the Internet.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Learning resources information

[edit] Reading List

[edit] Key Web links

[edit] Guides and Beginner Instructions

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

[edit] Beginner Tips

Here are some tips for individuals just starting out.

[edit] Business

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

[edit] Comments

Here are some suggestions for managing comments in WordPress.

[edit] Education

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

[edit] Ideas for WordPress Sites

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

[edit] Members Only Sites

Here are details about creating members only WordPress sites.

[edit] Mobile Sites

Here are instructions for making your WordPress site mobile.

[edit] Moving to WordPress

Here are some tips for migrating to a WordPress site.

[edit] Non Profits

How non profits can benefit from Wordpress.

[edit] Photos

Here are ideas for adding and using photos in WordPress.

[edit] Plug-ins

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

[edit] Posts

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

[edit] Resources

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

[edit] Security

Here are some ides for keeping your blog secure.

[edit] Social Media

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

[edit] Themes

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

[edit] Videos

How to incorporate videos into WordPress.

[edit] Writing

How to improve your writing for a WordPress Site.

[edit] Video Tutorials

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

[edit] References