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I am taking a class with the intent of making use of Wordpress primarily in my business. I am new to WP.

How I was Introduced to WordPress

The purpose of this post is to articulate how I became aware of WordPress and was attracted by WordPress as a solution to a problem.

This article is not written from the standpoint of a web designer, programmer or developer. This article is not  written from the standpoint of a blogger, although I see the potential benefits of blogging on several levels. This article is written by someone who runs a business and is trying to solve a specific  problem. This may resonate with some of the other students in this class. Or not.

Many of the students in this class have expressed an interest in leveraging their WordPress expertise into a job, career or business opportunity. The nature of the final project in this class involves pitching a WordPress project to a potential client. This indicates that the developers of the Clark College curriculum understand that listening to a potential client, identifying the problem, communicating with that client the value that the student can bring to them is an integral part of the student being successful. The class provides real world experience in a forgiving environment. Continue reading How I was Introduced to WordPress

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WordPress Codex: An Online Manual for the WordPress Community

The purpose of this article is to feature the insights the author obtained from Lorelle VanFossen during an interview conducted on December 3, 2013.

WordPress Codex is an on-line manual for the WordPress Community. WordPress Codex is a living document which changes and evolves as WordPress itself changes and evolves.

WordPress Codex is written using the MediaWiki platform. This is a robust platform that is used by many organizations including Wikipedia. It also supports multiple languages which is a compelling feature for WordPress Codex. Continue reading WordPress Codex: An Online Manual for the WordPress Community