Every business that uses or intends to use WordPress faces common obstacles. These may include finding qualified developers to build a theme, finding particular plugins to achieve a task or not knowing where to find help online to fix an issue.
Below I have added helpful WordPress resources where you can find solid answers and help from the WordPress community. You can skip to the topic below:
- Page builder Plugins
- Finding the right WordPress plugin
- Managed WordPress Hosting
- WordPress Support Services
- Maintaining Multiple WordPress installs
- Learning WordPress
- Staying Connected in the WordPress Community
- Turnkey WordPress site solutions
You can also watch my WordCamp presentation where I go over many of the resources listed in this post:
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Here is the video I gave at WordCamp Atlanta in 2014. Information Architecture or IA is very important to your WordPress projects. In fact, before building a custom theme for a client you should have a clear understanding of their mission, goals, and content in order to design and build a more effective WordPress theme.
In this video I explain the basics of Information Architecture and WordPress:
If you are tasked with putting together a WordPress theme for a client organization or business the theme you select is very important. Perhaps your first inclination is to choose a theme that looks great or let your client choose a theme that they are happy with. This practice however can have negative repercussions for your client. This talk discusses how to appropriately choose a theme or build a theme that supports your clients goals. Using information architecture we can better select themes or build new ones. –
Watch on WordPress.tv
Recently I was talking with a friend who is opening a restaurant. He mentioned a simple restaurant site (Seven Sows) and how easy his colleague said it was to manage. Curious as I am I looked it up (I also made some reservations) to find out what platform the site was built on.
There it was in the view source <!– This is Squarespace. –>
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