Tag: Advanced Uses of WordPress

How to Submit WordPress Posts from the Frontend

You might want add new posts without having to log into the WordPress dashboard, or maybe allow your visitors a way to submit content of their own. You can do it. Figuring out how to submit a post from the front end is straightforward. In this article, we’ll cover a few ways you can create a new post form and save its results into a real, live WordPress post.


WordPress as a Social Network and Twitter clone: Advanced Uses of WordPress

Day three of [ad] continues, with a look at WordPress as a social network and Twitter site. Day 1: WordPress as a Tumblelog Day 2: WordPress as a Review Site and Podcasting Site Day 3: WordPress as a Social Network and Twitter clone

As I mentioned the other day,  the multi-user version of WordPress is called WordPressMU. Installing WPMU is something I’ve covered before here on [wp], so check that out for details how to install it. With WordPress MU installed, there’s an excellent plugin you can add called BuddyPress. Again, I’ve written about how to install BuddyPress and get to grips with it before, so check out those tutuorials.


WordPress as a Tumblelog, CMS: Advanced Uses of WordPress

Kicking off this month’s series [ad], today we’ll be looking at WordPress as an advanced blogging platform and a Tumblelog. Day 1: WordPress as a Tumblelog Day 2: WordPress as a Review Site and Podcasting Site Day 3: WordPress as a Social Network and Twitter clone

You should never say “oh, you can’t do that in WordPress”. Because you probably can. That’s the beauty of the platform – at face value, yes, it is a blogging platform, but be a bit creative and you’ve got yourself a full blown CMS.