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Head First WordPress by Jeff Siarto

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3 content management with wordpress

Beyond the blog

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You’re starting to outgrow the blog.

Maybe your business is growing, maybe you need more control of what shows up where on your blog, and when. Luckily, WordPress handles a lot more than just chronological blog posts. We’ll start to tap into its content management system capabilities by creating static pages like on a regular website, adding navigation for the new pages, and changing the home page of your new site so it isn’t your blog. Get ready to build a full-fledged website practically without writing a single line of HTML or CSS.

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WordPress is a content management system

WordPress can do way more than manage your blog, it’s powerful enough to control all the content of typical website. Technically, all blogging platforms are a form of content management system, but WordPress makes it simple to build full-featured websites on top of its posts, pages, and themes.

A content management system allows users to edit websites using forms ...

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