This episode is all about WordPress. We offer some answers to the question, “Why WordPress?” Some of those include the famous 12-minute (Oh hey, now it’s down to 5 minutes or less?) install:
You can customize WordPress to use for things other than just blogs. You can make video portals, job posting boards, forums, social media sites, classified and want ad listings, portfolios, a custom twitter for groups, and online business cards just to name a few.
We discuss things to consider when installing such as setting up a testing environment, (Using either WAMP or MAMP), security, keeping up to date, dealing with anonymous comments, traffic, and caching.We cover enhancing your install with themes and plugins for ecommerce, webcomics, galleries, stats, caching, anti-spam, and running TAC to protect against bad themes. Then we round things out by discussing the virtues of enabling multisite. Learn to Use WordPress.