Chapter 6: Using WordPress as a Content Management System
In This Chapter
Defining a content management system
Creating a template for each static page, post category, and sidebar
Custom styles for sticky posts, categories, and tags
Using Custom Post Types
Optimizing for search engine success
If you’ve avoided using WordPress as a solution for building your own website because you think it’s only a blogging platform and you don’t want to have a blog (not every website owner does, after all), it’s time to rethink your position. WordPress is a powerful content management system that’s flexible and extensible enough to run an entire website — with no blog at all, if you prefer.
A content management system (CMS) is a system used to create and maintain your entire site. It includes tools for publishing and editing, as well as for searching and retrieving information and content. A CMS lets you maintain your website with little or no knowledge of HTML. You can create, modify, retrieve, ...