Changing the World on WordPress
Jul 13, 2015
WordPress is an extremely popular CMS. Almost half of the websites on the internet use WordPress. WordPress isn’t just for from-home bloggers or budgeted businesses. It’s a powerful CMS used by many leading fortune 500 companies and agencies.
With the ease WordPress lends to content management and web development, the platform has also become a feature tool for nonprofits that have non-necessarily-techie staff and volunteers operating or participating through their website. Here’s a few websites that turned up the dial with WordPress.
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Some ideas about what WordPress can do:
- DropBox features
- User Forums
- Social Media Network
- Broadcasting Content
- Online Payments
- Event Management and Ticket Sales
- Automated Social Media Posting
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Self-described as “A magazine for the Global Citizen”, GOOD provides regular issue-based content on the environment, education, urban planning, design, food, politics, culture, lifestyle, technology, and health. GOOD has taken the WordPress CMS and pushed it together with crisp, modern graphic illustration and mobile first design to deliver an interesting, compelling reading experience.
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Joint Use facilitates space-sharing among communities across the US. Joint Use built a WordPress website that facilitates visitors in their search for local, safe spaces to be active with their children. Joint Use:” Communities deserve safe places to play and be physically active. By working together and forging joint solutions, physical activity, parks and recreation, transportation, business, and education advocates can transform neighborhoods and improve physical activity environments for children and adults.”
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Startup Weekend is a catalyst group that links skilled individuals with ideas that can improve the world. Startup Weekend used WordPress to connect leaders, facilitate their programs, and broadcast their results to the world. Startup Weekend has a 38% success rate for launching businesses that last for more than 3 months. These businesses improve lives by delivering services that otherwise wouldn’t have existed.