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WordPress® Web Design For Dummies® by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 18

Ten Well-Designed Sites That Use WordPress as a CMS

In This Chapter

arrow Seeing examples of how WordPress powers Web sites

arrow Discovering sites that use WordPress for more than just blogging

A tremendous number of well-designed WordPress sites are floating around the Web. Picking only ten of them was a near-impossible task for me. Sometimes, you can look at a Web site and not even know if it’s a blog or a site built with blogging software. Because users can extend the WordPress software to function as so much more than just a blog, people refer to WordPress as a content management system (CMS) rather than merely a blogging platform. (See Chapter 15 for more on WordPress as a CMS.)

In this chapter, I’ve tried to represent the types of Web sites built with the tools and techniques that I spent the previous 17 chapters writing about. I reveal ten sites that go beyond the blog.

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