Here is a collection of websites to get inspiration, ideas for your next WordPress project. There are many great collection of WordPress powered sites out there, but I wanted to provide you not just inspiration but different ideas, features, plugins and addons . This collection offers you a wide range of websites from different sectors and how they have used Worpress for their business. Take the best of the best ideas and features and implement them on your next project. There truly are so many different uses of WordPress and customization options, only your imagination can limit you.
Hip90 has truly taken WordPress and created a great site and showcased what it can do. Navigate through the internal pages to see what ideas you can use on your next WordPress project. This site is full of goodies, ideas and inspiration from the home page and through to the different internal pages of the site. They did a wonderful job of customizing WordPress and making it work for their business.
Wijmo is a complete kit of over 40 UI widgets with everything from interactive menus to rich charts. If you know jQuery, you know Wijmo. The site is very user friendly with clear and concise navigation. The layout is clean and predictable and highly organized in displaying its content and different sections. A great example of clean, simple design and user friendly.
The official site of the British Prime Minister’s office. This site is chalk full of information with many sub-categories. A great way to organize its content and accessibility through the main drop down navigation. I’ve went through several government website’s and for the most part they tend to be very disconnected and frustrating to use. Here, it was easy, simple and user friendly. Other than the background image, didn’t care too much for it, a great example for your next project that is content heavy.
A good example of a magazine layout. The home page is full of content which does a great job of showcasing the different categories and news. The site would probably take several visits for you to get comfortable with, with all the information available. I would personally like to see the different countries and languages it’s available at the top of the page instead at the bottom. Nonetheless, it’s another great example of what WordPress can do.
Mommies 247, a social networking organization for moms in Hoboken, N.J. A nice clean design and really like the slider on the home page, but could be slower when moving from slide to the next. The breadcrumbs makes it easy to know where you are on the site and the main navigation makes it easy to identify which category you are on. A great example of a membership site. Has many different plugins which they have customized for their branding.
A new Social Network designed to connect magicians, cardists,designers, developers and related artists.
You ever wonder if WordPress can be used for Social network project. Here is a great example of what you can do with a Buddypress theme. Go through this site to give you an idea for your next client looking to get a social networking site.
TheFineWatchReview is the go to site for all things related to fine watchmaking. I enjoyed using this site not because I love watches but also the clarity and sharpness of the images. This site is image heavy and many flash files and yet the pages loaded very quickly. There are some great ideas you can definitely use for your next WordPress project. I really liked the forum and I have gone through many different WordPress forum and will be looking at using their idea for display their forum posting.
OpenView Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on helping technology companies turn their visions into reality. A great site for any business and also can be used as a portfolio site. A simple, corporate design that any of your clients can be proud of for their company website.
App sharing community. Simple clean and user friendly navigation. Great use of show/hide function on some of the page features. Navigate through the site, I’m sure you’ll get some ideas for your next project you can use. I like how easy it was to get around, there’s not too much thinking when going through the site.
Technology services company. Sometimes less is more. Very simple and straight-forward design. The great thing with CMS is the rapid deployment. This is a great site for its simplicity and ease of use without a lot of plugins and addons. A designers, we can produce any design to fit WordPress. Its how we use and extend WordPress will determine its full power.
Professional Photography Expeditions in Asia. I like the different transition effects of the main images on the home page. Used jQuery on the top of the page with the leaves and creatively I really like they display their social bookmarking. Again, another idea that you can use.
Personal recipe blog. WordPress can be used for any type of website that you can think of. This site does a great job of providing a recipe directory. Very simple and straight-forward. Plugins/addons used extensively throughout the site. Easy to share and social bookmark any recipe you like.
A great community site for creative inspiration. Uses a fluid design and layout and provides different display options. (List view or grid view). The world map is also a great idea for showing location of winners. Look around and surf around the site, there will definitely some ideas you can utilize on your next Worpress project.
An e-commerce site which creates custom sports apparel. If you ever wondered if WordPress can be used as an e-commerce site, here it is. A complete end-to-end online shopping includes shopping cart and merchant payment integration.
Altimea is a creative studio specializing in web technologies. Great use of effects and transitions. A simple design and interactive. Another idea for use of it’s site effects for your next project.