Synopses & Reviews
WordPress is one of the most popular blogging and content management web templating platforms--it easily allows you and your business to make a statement about yourself and what you do. WordPress is also quite cost-effective, as it's free for just about anyone to use.
WordPress is colorful and flexible, and includes a variety of themes, templates, and plug-ins for you to explore and use. Beginning WordPress 3 aims to address these for the beginner who wants to start using and developing with WordPress. This book is one of the first on the latest WordPress 3.0 engine. With this book, you'll learn about blogging, developing a blog, creating newsletters/papers, and managing/publishing this popular CMS. The author, Stephanie Leary, brings you her expertise as a professional trainer and educator who has used WordPress extensively in education and more. What you'll learn How to get started and import content for use in WordPress How to change what appears on a home page, blog post, and more How to handle media uploads, audio/video players, and podcasting How to create forms, form plug-ins and more How to publish, migrate, and move your WordPress sites Who this book is for
This book is for first-time users, designers, and developers of online content, blogs, and content management systems.
One of the most popular open source blogging and content management systems, Wordpress lets you create a website to promote yourself or your business quickly and easily?and better yet, it's free. WordPress is a flexible, user-friendly system, and it can be extended with a variety of themes and plugins. Beginning WordPress 3 is a complete guide for the beginning developer who wants to start using WordPress. You'll learn how to publish and manage online content, add media, create widgets and plugins, and much more. What you?ll learn How to get started with Wordpress, create new content, and import existing content How to change what appears on a home page, blog post, and more How to handle media uploads, audio/video players, and podcasting How to create themes, widgets, and plugins How to publish, move, maintain, and secure your WordPress sites Who this book is for
This book is for first-time users, designers, and developers of online content, blogs, and content management systems. Table of Contents About WordPress Installing and Upgrading Dashboard and Settings Working with Content Importing Content Creating a Basic Theme Creating an Advanced Theme Creating Widgets Creating Plugins Users and Roles Performance and Security Custom Content Types, Taxonomies, and Fields Setting up the Network
"Make great websites the easy way"--Cover.