The first session in our step-by-step guide to running your church web site with WordPress.
In this session we learn how to get started with WordPress either by using WordPress.com or by installing the software on our own domain.
One of the first things new users do is to change the theme from the default one. For that reason we shall cover installing and choosing your theme in this session.
Now that you have a working WordPress site, it is time to start creating some content.
One of the great things about WordPress is the ability to extend its features and functions by installing additional plugins and using widgets.
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We have been helping churches harness the power of the WordPress web publishing platform since 2005. In that time this blog and its showcase of chruches using WordPress has grown and evolved, as has WordPress itself. churchuna builds on this experience to provide an easy and connected platform for churches that is powered by the.. continue reading »»
One essential feature of any church web site is the ability to manage events in some way. Many simply use Google Calendar which is also a great way of sharing the same data with other poeple and applications, while others crave a more integrated way of handling events within WordPress itself. The first time I.. continue reading »»
Have you heard of BuddyPress? Put simply it turns your WordPress powered church web site into a social network! I published an introductory post last week over on the Living Open Source blog about Building Community with BuddyPress, claiming: It could make your church online a place to hang out, rather than just a place to read about your.. continue reading »»
The success of WordPress has been due in part to its ease of use, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. The Front End Editor plugin by scribu (Silviu-Cristian Burcă), is likely to delight your church office staff because it will not only make it easier to edit content on your WordPress church.. continue reading »»