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The WordPress-Powered Startup

The WordPress-Powered Startup

First presented at WordCamp Hamilton 2015.

Chris Van Patten

June 06, 2015
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  1. THE

    WORDPRESS-POWERED

    STARTUP

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

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  3. @ N A R J C A S T

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  4. B L A S T O F FA P P. C O M

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

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  6. THE

    WORDPRESS-POWERED

    STARTUP

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  7. STARTUPS
    (SPECIFICALLY, TECH STARTUPS)

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  8. How can we search faster?

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  9. APPS
    (SPECIFICALLY, WEB APPS)

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  10. A computer service that completes
    a task or action on behalf of a user.

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  11. Step 1
    DEVELOP YOUR STARTUP IDEA

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  12. What does it look like?

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  13. What data will you need to collect?

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  14. How will interactions feel?

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  15. Step 2
    CHOOSE A PATH

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  16. Concierge
    Functional

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  17. Concierge

    A human, disguised as a computer service, that
    completes a task or action on behalf of a user.

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  18. Functional

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

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  19. Step 3
    MAP YOUR IDEA TO THE

    WORDPRESS DATA MODEL

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  20. (What’s that?)

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  21. There are 4 object

    “types” in WordPress

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  22. Posts
    TAXONOMIES

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  23. Posts
    TAXONOMIES
    users

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  24. Posts
    TAXONOMIES
    users
    comments

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  25. Posts
    TAXONOMIES
    users
    comments

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

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  27. Posts
    taxonomies
    users
    comments

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  28. Posts
    taxonomies
    users
    comments

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  29. G O F I R S T H A N D . C O M
    Posts
    taxonomies
    users
    comments

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  30. Posts
    taxonomies
    users
    comments

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  31. Step 4
    START BUILDING

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  32. To the GitHub!

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  33. Questions?
    @ChrisVanPatten
    cvp.me/wordcampyhm2015

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