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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Chapter 1. Migrating a Static Site to WordPress

Many people come to WordPress after some experience of creating static sites using HTML and CSS; in fact, this is what happened to me. I had been building static sites for a while and wanted to start developing with content management system (CMS), which would make it easy for me to import existing static sites and update them using the CMS interface.

The great news is that WordPress makes it possible for you to do this. In this chapter, you'll learn how to move your old site to WordPress as well as gain an understanding of how WordPress works and the benefits of using it. We'll cover these topics:

  • The difference between a WordPress site and a static site
  • How WordPress is structured and how it stores ...

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