Make WordPress Work for You: How to turn your self-hosted WordPress blog into a totally rocking Content Management System (CMS)

WordPress Presentation

What we might cover

  1. How many people have a website or blog?
  2. Brainstorm ideas for websites.  What do you want your website to do?
  3. WordPress as a CMS
  4. Examples: GBSSA.org, TeamUpMn.org, Letronica.com (http://www.letronica.com/content/), cryns.com
  5. Switching WordPress from a Blog to a CMS
  6. Photo Gallery: http://www.cryns.com/category/photos/
  7. Post by email
  8. iPhone Application
  9. Cool Plugins: Podpress (search Minnov8 on iTunes), WP Shopping Cart (cryns.com), CForms II (http://www.dogooddiapers.com/sign-up/), Subscribe2 (http://blog.cryns.com/subscribe/), NextGEN FlashViewer (http://shabushabu-webdesign.com/wp-plugin-nextgen-flashviewer/), Ozh’ Click Counter, Viper’s Video Quicktags, All in One SEO Pack, flickrRSS, Twitter widget,  WP Page Numbers,
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