Take WordPress beyond its comfort zone
WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 3E uses a visual approach to teach the essential elements of WordPress, one of the world's most popular publishing platforms. This book gives readers the tools they need to create beautiful, functional WordPress-powered sites with minimal hassle. Using plenty of screenshots and a clear, organized format, authors Jessica Neuman Beck and Matt Beck walk new users through the installation and setup process while providing valuable tips and tricks for more experienced users. With no other resource but this guide, readers can set up a fully-functional and well-designed WordPress site that takes advantage of all the features WordPress has to offer.
This new, fully updated version covers all the key new and improved features of WordPress, including: using the Theme Customizer; adding custom headers and backgrounds; adding content in new ways such as posting from your desktop or mobile device, as well as importing from another WordPress blog or other blogging services; and new ways to work with media, such as editing images, using video and audio, and creating image galleries. There is also a completely new chapter on menus, which covers menu setup and adding and editing menus.
Get your website up and running and beautify it with WordPress
About This BookBuild a WordPress site quickly and effectivelyCreate impressive WordPress themes and plugins and get to know how it worksExpand the features of WordPress to create non-blogging websites and administer them
Who This Book Is For
The easy, self-paced guide to the powerful WordPress platform WordPress 24-Hour Trainer, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive, unique book-and-video package that focuses on the practical, everyday tasks you will face when creating and maintaining WordPress websites.
This easy-to-use, friendly guide will show you how to create and edit pages, integrate your site with social media, keep your site secure, make content more search engine friendly to help drive website traffic, troubleshoot the most common WordPress issues, and much more.
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.