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1. What is WordPress?

1.1. A CMS

1.2. An Open Source Project

1.3. History

1.4. Wikipedia

1.5. Alternatives

1.5.1. Drupal

1.5.2. Joomla

1.5.3. Plone

1.5.4. MovableType

1.5.5. Expression Engine

1.6. AutoMattic

1.7. Matt Mullenweg

2. Why use WordPress?

2.1. Ease of use

2.2. Extended Plugins

2.2.1. Gravity Forms

2.2.2. Event Espresso

2.2.3. Backup Buddy

2.3. Theme Support

2.3.1. Woo Themes

2.3.2. Elegant Themes

2.3.3. Pagelines

2.3.4. StudioPress

2.3.5. WordPress.org Themes

2.3.6. Themify

2.4. Open source

2.5. SEO

2.6. Large User Community

2.6.1. WordCamps

2.6.1.1. Boston

2.6.1.2. New York

2.6.1.3. Providence

2.6.2. Designers

2.6.3. Developers

2.6.4. Blogs

2.6.4.1. WP Candy

2.6.4.2. WP Beginner

2.6.4.3. WP Nuggets

2.6.4.4. wpMail.me

2.6.4.5. WP Realm

2.6.4.6. WP Mayor

2.6.4.7. WP Lift

2.6.5. Support Forums

2.6.6. WordPress.tv

2.6.7. Meetups

2.7. Popularity

2.8. Standards Compliant

2.9. Scalability

2.10. Mobile Support

3. Who is using WordPress?

3.1. Rolling Stones

3.2. Jay Z

3.3. New York Times

3.4. MSNBC

3.5. CNN

3.6. CBS

3.7. 007

3.8. NASA

3.9. WSJ

3.10. Sports Illustrated

3.11. Katy Perry

3.12. Boston Univeristy

3.13. Showcase

4. Where Can I Use Wordpress

4.1. Paid or Self Hosted

4.1.1. Managed Hosting

4.1.1.1. Page.ly

4.1.1.2. WPEngine

4.1.1.3. Zippy Kid

4.1.1.4. WordPress VIP

4.1.2. Shared Hosting

4.1.2.1. HostGator

4.1.2.2. BlueHost

4.1.2.3. DreamHost

4.2. Free

4.2.1. WordPress.com

4.2.2. EduBlogs

5. How do you use WordPress?

5.1. learn.wordpess.com

5.2. easywpguide.com

5.3. Codex

5.4. WordPress for Dummies

5.5. WP101

5.6. Lynda.com

5.7. WPTuts+

6. When do I use WordPress?

6.1. Art

6.1.1. Photographers

6.1.2. Musicians

6.1.3. Writer

6.2. Research

6.3. Politics

6.4. Communities

6.5. Self Promotion

6.6. Publishing

6.7. Restaurants

6.8. Weddings

6.9. Cities

6.10. Education

6.11. Activism

7. Instructor

7.1. Ed Gray

7.1.1. ChromeBytes

7.1.2. Grind,Brew and Drink

7.1.3. Alumnae Association

7.1.3.1. Clubs & Classes

7.1.4. Harris User Group

7.1.5. Valley WordPress Meetup Group

7.1.6. TechEd