I’ve recently thought about redesigning a fansite of someone elses. Their design is running on geocities and looking very old, but it has some fantastic unique content.
By utilising WordPress as a CMS I get the advantage of WordPress’ easy to use admin interface for this other person to use themselve, and if necessary I also get the option of utilising WordPress.com to host the website.
At the moment I’m researching exactly how Wordpress can be utilised as a CMS – the following readings look to be a good place to start:
Other things to think about are:
- User Management
- Hacking “the Loop“
- An integrated Forum (which I’ll be looking into separately later)
- Using posts vs. pages