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Cesar Vanbuskirk
Cesar Vanbuskirk
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Altering a Wordpress Framework

I've been struggling with wrapping my head around Wordpress for a little while now and I need a little help, okay so I understand Genesis gives me a good starting point to create my sites. What if I want to use a parallax plugin or something like that? Would I still be able to do that or would it alter the framework or theme too much to function properly? Could I still create my site as I would with html and css then just upload it to wordpress? Thanks guys

1 Answer

Not sure on the compatibility of the plugins that you are wanting to use, but no, you can't develop locally and just upload your html and CSS.

Wordpress is a Content Management System that utilizes a MySQL backend so you would have to upload your Database schema making sure your usernames, feel paths, etc.. are the same. Now there are tools out there that allow you to do this.

Here is link for transferring your Wordpress site: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/08/moving-wordpress-website/

Hope that helps! :)