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Wordpress: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

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Whether youre a budding blogger or web development professional, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites—if you know how to tap its impressive features. This jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress and its themes, plug-ins, and widgets to build just about any website you can imagine, from a classy blog to a basic e-commerce site.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Create a blog. Get a free WordPress.com account, choose the right theme, and start publishing content.
  • Build a website. Produce a professional-looking business site by customizing a WordPress theme.
  • Add features. Choose from thousands of WordPress widgets and plug-ins to extend your sites features.
  • Mix in multimedia. Include slideshows, video clips, webcasts, podcasts, and music players.
  • Involve your readers. Let readers leave comments, contribute to your site, and carry on a dialog.
  • Build an audience. Learn search-engine optimization, measure your readers favorite pages, and publicize your site.
  • Create a community. Use social media tools such as “Like” and sharing buttons, and provide RSS feeds of your posts.

Synopsis:

WordPress lets you build everything from a simple blog to a full-blown, dynamic website, but the program's rich feature set can be difficult to master. This jargon-free book walks you through the process of creating your WordPress site, whether you're a beginner launching a blog, a webmaster building a corporate site, or an experienced WordPress user looking for tips, tricks, and additional detail. You'll find lots advice and instructions to guide you everything from creating your first page to ongoing management of your site.

About the Author

Matthew MacDonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things Visual Basic and .NET. He's worked with Visual Basic and ASP since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including The Book of VB .NET (No Starch Press) and Visual Basic 2005: A Developer's Notebook (O'Reilly).

Table of Contents

The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart 1: Starting Out with WordPressChapter 1: The WordPress LandscapeChapter 2: Signing Up with WordPress.comChapter 3: Installing WordPress on Your Web HostPart 2: Building a WordPress BlogChapter 4: Creating PostsChapter 5: Choosing and Polishing Your WordPress ThemeChapter 6: Jazzing Up Your PostsChapter 7: Adding Pages and MenusChapter 8: Comments: Letting Your Readers Talk BackPart 3: Supercharging Your BlogChapter 9: Getting New Features with Plug-InsChapter 10: Adding Picture Galleries, Video, and MusicChapter 11: Collaborating with Multiple AuthorsChapter 12: Attracting a CrowdPart 4: From Blog to WebsiteChapter 13: Editing Themes: The Key to Customizing Your SiteChapter 14: Building an Advanced WordPress SitePart 5: AppendixesMigrating from WordPress.comUseful Websites

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449309848
Author:
Macdonald, Matthew
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
MacDonald, Matthew
Subject:
blog;blogger;blogging;cms;content management system;dynamic sites;dynamic websites;mysql;mysql database;php,;plug-in;plug-ins;site design;website design;wordpress
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CourseSmart Subject Description
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20121101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
558
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 in

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WordPress lets you build everything from a simple blog to a full-blown, dynamic website, but the program's rich feature set can be difficult to master. This jargon-free book walks you through the process of creating your WordPress site, whether you're a beginner launching a blog, a webmaster building a corporate site, or an experienced WordPress user looking for tips, tricks, and additional detail. You'll find lots advice and instructions to guide you everything from creating your first page to ongoing management of your site.

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