*WordPress overview

20/05/2010

WordPress is an open source CMS (Content Management System), often used as a blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL. It is the most popular blog software in use today.
We recommend using WordPress for your front-end website with content about your company, help and informational resources. In fact this very web page run on a WordPress powered website.

Deployment

A good hosting company will have a “one click install” option for WordPress. Otherwise it can be done manually.

Themes

WordPress themes are like skins – they give every installation its unique look and set of features. Themes can be developed exclusively for you, purchased or downloaded for free. Learn how to find a fresh new look for your website and install it.

Plugins

Plugins are little pieces of code that add more functionality to the basic website. They are very easy to install and maintain.

PayPal Pro gateway for WordPress

ZetaPrints web-to-print and dynamic imaging system has a choice of PayPal hosted payments page or a custom payments provider using an external gateway. We implemented an open source WordPress plugin for taking payment via PayPal’s PayFlow Pro.

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