Three years ago I attended a seminar where I first learned about WordPress. The message was anyone could now build their own website for FREE and it would be just as good as static sites costing thousands of dollars.
Having built websites in Dreamweaver and Front Page for years, well, this just seemed to way too good to be true. But the presentation was first class and by the end of the 2 hour workshop most went out the door thinking they could build a world-class website in a day or two.
Was WordPress really that easy, I had to find out. Having built dozens of static websites and being a real geek, I planned on cranking out my first world-class site in a few days. Well, it wasn’t a few days and it wasn’t world-class – more like ghetto class!
Many others had heard the rumors that anyone can build their own amazing site and decided to give it a try. And the phones of the pro WordPress developers began to ring and have never stopped. It’s like the barber who advertised “We fix $5 haircuts”. Continue Reading →