The WordPress-Powered Startup

The WordPress-Powered Startup

First presented at WordCamp Hamilton 2015.

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Chris Van Patten

June 06, 2015
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  1. THE
 WORDPRESS-POWERED
 STARTUP

  2. @ C H R I S VA N PAT T

    E N
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  4. @ N A R J C A S T

  5. B L A S T O F FA P P.

    C O M
  6. G O F I R S T H A N

    D . C O M
  7. THE
 WORDPRESS-POWERED
 STARTUP

  8. STARTUPS (SPECIFICALLY, TECH STARTUPS)

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  10. How can we search faster?

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  12. APPS (SPECIFICALLY, WEB APPS)

  13. A computer service that completes a task or action on

    behalf of a user.
  14. Step 1 DEVELOP YOUR STARTUP IDEA

  15. What does it look like?

  16. What data will you need to collect?

  17. How will interactions feel?

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  19. Step 2 CHOOSE A PATH

  20. Concierge Functional

  21. Concierge
 A human, disguised as a computer service, that completes

    a task or action on behalf of a user.
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  23. Functional
 A real computer service that completes a task or

    action on behalf of a user.
  24. Step 3 MAP YOUR IDEA TO THE
 WORDPRESS DATA MODEL

  25. (What’s that?)

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  27. There are 4 object
 “types” in WordPress

  28. Posts

  29. Posts TAXONOMIES

  30. Posts TAXONOMIES users

  31. Posts TAXONOMIES users comments

  32. Posts TAXONOMIES users comments

  33. Poststaxonomiesuserscomments Map your idea… …to the WordPress data model

  34. Posts taxonomies users comments

  35. Posts taxonomies users comments

  36. G O F I R S T H A N

    D . C O M Posts taxonomies users comments
  37. Posts taxonomies users comments

  38. Step 4 START BUILDING

  39. FORMS

  40. To the GitHub!

  41. THANKS :)

  42. Questions? @ChrisVanPatten cvp.me/wordcampyhm2015