PacktLib: WordPress 3 Site Blueprints

WordPress 3 Site Blueprints


About the Author

About the Reviewers


Project 1: Migrating a Static Website to WordPress

Preparing for the transition

Installing WordPress

Two methods for migrating content

Partially revealing WordPress

Turning your current template into a theme

Starting fresh with a new theme

Maintaining search engine ranking

Completing the switch to the new website

Testing your new website for errors

Submitting a sitemap to the search engines


Project 2: Building a Community Portal

Integrating WordPress, BuddyPress, and bbPress

Checking for mod_rewrite

Enabling the WordPress Network menu

Network installation

Setting up and configuring Super Admin

Activating the BuddyPress Default theme

Setting up and configuring BuddyPress

Activating plugins across your portal

Battling bots and spam

Preserving the privacy of BuddyPress member profiles

Giving your community portal a new look

Going beyond the basic themes for users

Testing your installation of BuddyPress and bbPress


Project 3: Building an E-Commerce Website

Introducing WP e-Commerce

Gold modules and plugins for additional features and specialized selling

Adding products to your store

Customizing the appearance of your store

Putting products on the homepage

Making one or more purchases to test the system


Project 4: Building a Local Classified Ads Website

Introducing ClassiPress

Configuring WordPress

Important information before installing ClassiPress

Setting up and configuring ClassiPress

Placing an ad or two to test the system

Activating and configuring the ClassiPress-provided plugins

Implementing a private messaging system

Dealing with deleted ads and 404 errors


Project 5: Building a Consumer Review Website

Introducing WP Review Site

Installing WP Review Site

Setting up and configuring WP Review Site

Adding your first post

Integrating WP Review Site into an existing theme


Project 6: Building a Job Board Website

Introducing JobPress

Setting up and configuring JobPress

Making the sidebar widget-ready

Adding a job listing to test the system

Replacing the JobPress logo with your own

Running JobPress alongside an existing website


Project 7: Building a Microblogging Website

Introducing P2

Setting up and configuring P2

Adding a login form to the sidebar

Listing members with a follow-like feature

Making your microblog private

Following a particular conversation

Changing the Discussion Settings


Project 8: Building a Local Business Directory

Introducing Register Plus

Allowing members to include a profile photo

Adding the company name to the title bar

Building a customized profile page

Special considerations when configuring WordPress for use with this project

Switching to a static home page

Preventing duplicate links in the navigation menu

Removing author from the permalink

Creating a profile and adding a photo

Displaying your members list

Editing the search and sort options

Correcting the Members List compatibility issue


Project 9: Building a Membership Website

Introducing WishList Member

Activating WishList Member

Publishing event-specific pages

Setting up and configuring WishList Member

Disabling comments

Providing access to your site

Adding and managing content

Moving Membership Levels


Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Plugins Suited to Several Projects

Installing Themes and Plugins

Installing Themes and Plugins

Installing Themes and Plugins

Installing Themes and Plugins