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Introduction to

Super Simple
Wordpress
MINI ME

MUHAMMAD SHAFIQ
(Software Engineer)

Co Founder – The Mentors Pakistan

PAST:
Sofnex Solutions - (Team Leader)

Gravity IT Solutions - (Web Developer)

Elegentcoders - (Wordpress Designer)

shafiq@mentorspakistan.com www.facebook.com/loading55544
WHAT IS WORDPRESS ?

 WordPress is open source software you can use to create a


beautiful website or blog.
 It just may be the easiest and most flexible blogging and website content
management system CMS(that enables you to build and manage your own full-
featured website using just your web browser).

 To me, WordPress is still a simple web publishing application. You


download it, install it on a server, connect it to a database, and
start publishing content on the web.
SOME FACTS ABOUT WORDPRESS YOU MAY NOT KNOW?

 WordPress is Older Than Twitter and Facebook


 WordPress Powers Nearly 27% of All Websites.

 WordPress Dominates 76.4% of CMS Market Share


WHY WORDPRESS ?

 WordPress is Open Source and Free


 WordPress is Used by Governments All Over The World
 WordPress powers thousands of government websites in all parts of the world.
The list includes dozens of US Federal and State government websites,
counties, small towns, high schools, etc
 WordPress is used by thousands of universities, colleges, and schools all over the
world. The open source license allow students and academia to study, modify, learn,
and contribute to the development of WordPress core, plugins, and themes.
 More than 50,000 Free Plugins.
 Plugins are like apps for your WordPress site. There are currently
more than 50,000 free WordPress plugins available for download.
From creating an online store to adding a contact form,
whatever you want to do there is a good chance that you will
find a plugin for that.
 Plugins Let You Add a TON of Functions to WordPress Without
Coding
WHY WORDPRESS ?

 WordPress is Available in 68+ Languages.


 WordPress Cousins

 WordPress is Written in PHP and MySQL.


 20% of WordPress is Written in JavaScript
 Free Community Based WordPress Support
 There are also resource websites like WPBeginner where users can find tutorials, watch
videos, and learn WordPress.

 WordPress.com is Not The Same as WordPress.org


AMAZING WORDPRESS

 WordPress is Not Just for Blogging.


 WordPress Skills are Useful Even if You Don’t Want to Be a
Developer
 WordPress is Great for Freelancers
 WordPress Sites are Easy to Manage

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WHO USES WORDPRESS

 Universities , collages, schools, Non-profits


AND
 Fortune 500 companies and celebrities are using
WordPress.
 For example, famous blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch
are both on WordPress.
 News outlets like The New York Times’ blogs and CNN’s
on-air personality blogs all use WordPress, too.
POPULAR COMPANIES USES WORDPRESS

 BBC America
 Sony Music
 PlayStation.Blog
 Sweden’s Official Website
 Microsoft News Center
 Facebook Newsroom
 The New York Times Company
 The Mozilla Blog
 Mercedes-Benz
HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH WORDPRESS

 Creating and Selling Plugins


 Everyone uses plugins to add extra features that help run a WordPress blog
successfully. There are thousands of plugins available in WordPress – some of
them are absolutely free and the remaining are premium ones.

 Develop WordPress Themes


 Offer WordPress Consulting Services
 Blog Setup Service
 Many people want to use WordPress in their blogs, but they just don’t
have much technical knowledge. So they opt for blog setup service. Your
task as a blog setup service provider will be to install WordPress, upload a
WordPress theme, add the recommended plugins, etc.
SHOULD YOU LEARN WORDPRESS?

 If you’re asking me, the answer is absolutely.


 (That’s why we’re all about WordPress
development!)