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Why and How To Build Your Website with WordPress

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging tools available, yet many people don’t know is that it is a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that can be used for more than just blogging. With WordPress you can build a blog, a website, or both. It will rank higher on Google than a non-WP site and you won’t be held hostage by your webmaster.

A Historically Under-utilized Business vendor Net Ingenuity produces effective, findable websites and uses the Web and social media in ways that compel others to work with our clients. Content is clarified, organized and presented eloquently, with the right words, appropriate style and proper grammar. We design custom themes for WordPress and provide WordPress coaching.


Watch a FREE Detailed Demonstration of a Custom WordPress Installation

This  free demo of how to create an effective website using WordPress was made on March 28, 2012 by Karen Kreps as part of R.I.S.E. 2012 Conference at the North Village Library.

How to:

  • Install WordPress via SimpleScripts (and describe how to install WordPress manually)
  • Create pages
  • Create subpages
  • Write posts
  • Arrange your blog posts in categories
  • Manage comments in WordPress
  • Find or create a WordPress theme
  • Change the theme of your WordPress site
  • Install WordPress plugins
  • Protect WordPress from spam
  • Optimize WordPress for search engines – SEO

And how to make the content on your website compelling.

Watch an Earlier Recorded Talk and WordPress Demo of a site for a home remodeler.

Watch an online presentation from a meeting of the Austin Adobe User Group, where Karen Kreps, president and main muse of Net Ingenuity, presented: “Why and How To Build Your Website with WordPress: Learn to take control of your own website.”

These are the slides she used to introduce the topic, before performing an installation of WordPress and configuring the site.

Some fifty people came to the North Village Branch of the Austin Public Library on May 11, 2010 for the presentation, and others watched online via Adobe Connect.

Use this link to watch an abridged version of this presentation (~85 mins).




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