Chapter 10. Creating a Non-Blog Website

As you have seen while reading this book, WordPress comes fully equipped to power a blog with all of its particular requirements of post handling, categorization, chronological display, and so on. However, powering blogs is not WordPress's only purpose. In fact, there are millions of websites out there right now running WordPress where blogging is not the primary focus of the website. I myself have built many such sites.

A non-blog website is likely to primarily be a brochure website or an informational website. It may have an area (like Announcements or Recent News) that utilizes some of WordPress's blog functionality, but is primarily composed of hierarchical pages and perhaps even some other information. ...

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