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Implementing IndieWeb principles into WordPress

Introduction

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 While the IndieWeb wiki has some excellent resources on the IndieWeb in general and even some resources specific to creating a WordPress-based personal website using IndieWeb principles, a lot of it is focused toward professional website developers and a more technical audience.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Because everyone should really have their own home on the web with their own domain, it seemed like a good idea to begin writing a book geared toward the absolute beginner. How can we make it as simple as possible for the everyday social media user to take back control of their online identity, own and control their own personal data, and still interact with their friends, family, and other contacts online?

WordPress

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 * background/history
* simple to understand
* easy to use
* inexpensive
* large community
* powers roughly a third of the web
* Variety of camps, meetups, and online communities for help and support
* Wide variety of hosting companies with support
* Excellent IndieWeb support

Resources for the complete WordPress beginner

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 * books
* website
* support forums
* etc.

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Source: http://indiewebpress.com/introduction/