WordPress For Dummies

Project sponsor


Main Web site (for installing yourself)

WordPress.com (for hosted service)

Live demo – see wordpress.com for lots of sample live sites

Instructional videos or Screencams


Community Forums

Case studies (Testimonials)

Official Blog

WP Planet

Matt Mullenwieg’s blog

Plugins and themes

WP tips and tricks

More -Weblog tools collection

Deployment alternatives (In-house, SAAS, VM)

In-house, hosted by WP.org or commercial hosting provider, VM image appliance available

Technology employed

AMP stack


Easy to use

Lots of plugins

Pretty powerful approaches a full blow CMS

Huge community, growing

Great online documentation and resources

Fully Open source


Not all plugins seem to work on my hosting provider. Some are of questionable quality.

General comments from evaluation and other users

Used by tons of people. Highly recommended.

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