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WordPress as a Library Website Solution

Stadler, Derek (2016) WordPress as a Library Website Solution. In: ExLibris Northeast User Group meeting for 2016, October 27-28, 2016, SUNY New Paltz.

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Abstract

Although it began as a blog tool, WordPress has grown into a complete content management system with thousands of interactive themes available. Since it uses the MYSQL database management system, the open-source software suits the needs of library websites by aggregating a library's complete database inventory. Rather than update several HTML pages within a site when new vendors are added or a URL is changed, information from vendors such as ExLibris can be maintained in a simple database and then delivered to a webpage. The presentation highlights the use of some simple WordPress plugins to manage many aggregators and deliver a modern-looking library website.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Event Title:ExLibris Northeast User Group meeting for 2016
Subjects:General Topics
Divisions:Regional User Groups (RUGs) > Ex Libris Northeast User Group (ENUG)
ID Code:1438
Deposited By: Al Cornish
Deposited On:10 Nov 2016 20:05
Last Modified:10 Nov 2016 20:05

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