Updated, full-color guide to creating dynamic websites with WordPress 3.6
In this updated new edition, bestselling For Dummies author and WordPress expert Lisa Sabin-Wilson makes it easy for anyone with a basic knowledge of the WordPress software to create a custom site using complementary technologies such as CSS, HTML, PHP, and MySQL. You'll not only get up to speed on essential tools and technologies and further advance your own design skills, this book also gives you pages of great case studies, so you can see just how other companies and individuals are creating compelling, customized, and cost-effective websites with WordPress. Shows you how to incorporate WordPress templates, graphic design principles, HTML, CSS, and PHP to build one-of-a-kind websites Explains how to create an effective navigation system, choose the right color palette and fonts, and select different layouts Reveals how you can tweak existing website designs with available themes, both free and premium Provides numerous case studies to illustrate techniques and processes, and the effects you can achieve Discusses how you can translate your design skills into paid work
Want to create cost-effective and fantastic websites with WordPress? This do-it-yourself book will get you there.
The highest rated WordPress development and design book on the market is back with an all new third edition.
Professional WordPress is the only WordPress book targeted to developers, with advanced content that exploits the full functionality of the most popular CMS in the world. Fully updated to align with WordPress 4.1, this edition has updated examples with all new screenshots, and full exploration of additional tasks made possible by the latest tools and features. You will gain insight into real projects that currently use WordPress as an application framework, as well as the basic usage and functionality of the system from a developer's perspective. The book's key features include detailed information and real-world examples that illustrate the concepts and techniques at work, plus code downloads and examples accessible through the companion website. Written by practicing WordPress developers, the content of this edition focuses on real world application of WordPress concepts that extend beyond the current WordPress version.
WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing, and has grown to be the largest self-hosted website platform in the world. This book helps you use WordPress efficiently, effectively, and professionally, with new ideas and expert perspectives on full system exploitation. Get up to speed on the new features in WordPress 4.1 Learn cutting edge uses of WordPress, including real-world projects Discover how to migrate existing websites to WordPress Understand current best practices and tools in WordPress development
WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architected personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL, and has evolved to be used as a full content management system through thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes. Professional WordPress is the essential developer's guide to this multifunctional system.
Top WordPress guide, now fully updated for the latest WordPress release!
This updated new edition comprises one of the largest collections of practical intermediate to advanced information on WordPress. Fully updated for the latest WordPress release, this in-depth book covers it all, from setting up your software to publishing your site, using SEO and social media, developing and using plug-ins, running multiple sites with WordPress, and more. Veteran author Lisa Sabin-Wilson is a top authority on WordPress, and she and her co-authors pack this book with essential and easy-to-follow tips, techniques, and advice. Presents straightforward and easy-to-understand intermediate to advanced coverage of the WordPress, the most popular blog software in use today Features eight minibooks that cover what you need to know in depth, including WordPress basics, setting up the software, exploring the dashboard, publishing your site with WordPress, using SEO and social media, customizing the look of your site, using plug-ins, and running multiple sites with WordPress Covers the very latest release of WordPress
Get up to speed on WordPress with WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, and turn your hobby into a business!
Have you ever wanted to create a website but found it too complicated or confusing?
WordPress is the single most popular way to create a website or blog. It's used by Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, authors, photographers, bloggers and non-profits to build a professional website easily.
You can do the same – and you don't need to be a computer expert or web geek. This easy-to-use, visual guide shows you everything you need to know.
What you'll learn in WordPress Websites Step-by-Step: How to choose a great domain name and get good value, reliable web hostingHow to install WordPress in a few mouse clicks How to publish posts and pages with correctly formatted text How to give your website a professional touch by using images and videos How to customize your web design without needing to be a programmerHow to add easily add complex features to your site with free and premium "plugins"How to use Search Engine Optimization to get ranked better by GoogleHow to keep your website secure How to solve the most common WordPress problems
…and lots more.
There's also a bonus chapter on getting the first visitors to your site, along with plenty of links to additional resources like free design themes and plugins to help you build a website on a budget.
Clear explanations and over 55 images of the admin screens and tools mean you can see exactly how to do everything. No more head-scratching or frustration!
After reading this book you'll have a unique, professional and easy-to-use website to be proud of – and you'll have created it yourself!
Whether you want to build a simple website for your company or organization, make money with a blog or a full online store, this non-geek guide will get you online quickly – saving you time and frustration.
Do you want to build your own website but don't know where to start?
Have you been put off by all the jargon and gobbledygook of other Internet guides? If so then this plain, easy WordPress tutorial is the ideal place to start.
Now a #1 Amazon Best Seller on Kindle Books, this popular, up-to-date, step-by-step guide by expert Sarah McHarry will walk you through the essential first steps to building your own website or blog using WordPress.