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WordPress 3 Site Blueprints by Heather R. Wallace

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Chapter 4. Project 4: Building a Local Classified Ads Website

Not too long ago an unlikely website took the Internet by storm. This website was, and still is, unassuming and quite simplistic and yet visitors flock to it in droves each and every day. This Internet sensation is Craigslist and its popularity doesn't show signs of fading any time soon. No one could've ever predicted the immense popularity that this simple classified ads website would enjoy and yet it's one of the Internet's most trafficked destinations.

While it would certainly be difficult to rival this powerhouse, it's not impossible to compete in the classified ads arena. The trick is to fill a need that Craigslist doesn't meet. While this site may allow visitors to localize their ...

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