Things you can do with WordPress
The WordPress Multisite feature was introduced in 2010 as a feature of WordPress 3.0. A multisite means that your website can be a network of small websites, each with its own individual design and functionalities, but with one backend. The multisite is easy to manage and admin users can be configured to monitor or manage a particular sub website or the entire network.
This feature can be useful for businesses that run more than one website. Good examples of sites that use this feature are WordPress.com and StackOverflow.
If you have settled on your CMS (WordPress) and are wanting to connect with your niche audience then build a social media page and connect it to your existing website, Yes it’s possible! But why do it?
Facebook is one of the pioneers in the social media network which has more than 665 million users are active every day on an average, recorded by Facebook on 31st March 2015. It is recorded to have more than 1.23 billion users and is valued at $104 billion.
It is not just Facebook, there are a number of other social networks to consider too such as LinkedIn, Pinterest and twitter. You might be wondering what this has got to do with WordPress?
With the above mentioned stats and figures, it would definitely motivate you to start your very own social network page or simply to provide a platform for networking and to connect with your friends, business clients, or volunteer group.
You don’t need to be a coding or wordpress design expert to start your very own social network page. Forge can connect your social media pages to your website so you can easily manage and monitor your social network pages by using the WordPress blog. You simply publish your blog post on your site and then select which of your social media pages you want to publish the same blog post on. Its that simple.
Small and medium businesses have realised that interaction with their readers is essential retain visitors to their website. There are a number of different channels to communicate and interact with readers, one of the most popular methods is the forum. A forum gives readers a chance to discuss, connect and share ideas. Forums are a standard feature within WordPress.
An e-commerce site is essential for the success for any online business. It is vital your website has a professional website design. It must be well structured and aesthetically appealing if your e-commerce website is going to gain visitors trust and convert traffic into sales. Many online businesses have rapidly grown their market share in recent years. With a relativly low capital investment and an effective system in place you can expand your business in a very short span of time.
If you are thinking of starting your online business and you already own a WordPress website, then you are halfway there. WordPress has a number of simple plugins that make it easy to convert your existing website into a feature-rich eCommerce website.
Project Management Tool
Are you a Small-Medium Business or Freelancer looking out for an economical project management tool? Yes, WordPress is the answer! Sometimes project management and tracking tools like JIRA or WorkZone are way to complicated to invest time on and can be quite expensive for a freelancer or small business. With the appropriate combination of plugins, you can convert a CMS to a Project Management tool. You can also extend its utility to manage or archive documents, and use it as document management web application.