In this session we discussed how our automated website platform works. We learned that it allows us to create and maintain an unlimited number of WordPress sites (or as many as our hardware supports) on a single network. All websites on the network share a single filesystem which simplifies theme/plugin updates and other maintenance. All sites also […]
In this session we covered how to setup WordPress multisite, which is the backbone of our automated website platform. It allows us to create and maintain an unlimited number of WordPress sites on a single network. WordPress multisite can be configured two ways: As a subdomain (subdomain.yourwebsite.com) install As a subdirectory (yourwebsite.com/subdirectory) install For the purposes […]
In this session I added a short part on installing WordPress. You won’t have to worry about this if you use a Managed WordPress host of have a host with a one-click installers. If you have the option select a WordPress multisite install using a subdomain setup. If you don’t have the option you’ll have […]
In this session I added TL;DR sections at the top of every major topic. The guide is getting long, so this should make it more helpful and easier to scan. Let me know if you find these useful and I’ll keep adding them. See the full guide on leveraging WordPress as a platform here.
In this session I added the first pass at the Hosting section. Over time I’ll refine this with more detailed reviews, links, and more detailed analysis,but this will have to do for now. Covered: Hosting overview. TL;DR: If you don’t want to manage the servers go with Managed WordPress hosting. Choose this unless you have a good reason […]
In this session we added: Overview of why it makes sense to use WordPress as a website platform, including: What is a website platform? Why is it useful? Who can benefit? How to make the most of it Added the concept of productized services with links to additional resources.
Hello, WordPress! I’ve been using WordPress to build automated website platforms for the better part of a decade. I’ll share how to get started in the The Ultimate Guide to WordPress as a Website Platform. All updates and revisions will be made to the existing guide, though I’ll post updates in blog posts.