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Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themesby Allan Cole
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Wicked WordPress Themes is a step-by-step guide to creating beautiful themes for the world's most popular CMS, WordPress.
By following the book's advice, readers can produce designs that are aesthetically stunning, consistent, and for-purpose -whether it's for their own use, or to drive a high price on the theme marketplace.
All facets of theme design are covered: from design, coding, and deployment, to ensuring readers' designs are ready-to-go as soon as they're installed.
Wicked WordPress Themes teaches readers how to leverage theme design frameworks to dramatically shorten development time, enabling them to enter the theme market faster.
Book News Annotation:
WordPress is a free blogging platform on the web. This book explains how to use Thematic, one of the most popular WordPress frameworks, for front-end web designers with an intermediate knowledge of HTML and CSS and some knowledge of PHP. Coverage encompasses planning the theme, theme design, theme frameworks, and advanced theme construction, as well as widgets, theme options, and selling themes. The book's three-color layout includes color screenshots and examples. A companion web site offers access to a code archive, plus updates, newsletters, and podcasts. Cole is a web designer and developer. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Allan Cole is a web designer and developer based in Brooklyn, NY and is widely known as a Thematic framework guru. He specializes in front-end user experience and WordPress customization.
Raena Jackson Armitage is an Australian web developer with a background in content management and training. A former SitePoint technical editor, youll find her speaking at some of the more popular geek conferences.
Brandon R. Jones has developed some of the Web's best-selling WordPress themes. He has a strong background in graphic design, digital illustration, and user interface design.
Jeffrey Way manages CodeCanyon, an online code marketplace, and Nettuts, a popular web development tutorial site. He also ran the biggest online marketplace for buying and selling WordPress themes—Theme Forest—for 2 years.
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