WordPress has grown into the #1 blogging tool in its category: several million bloggers have downloaded this powerful open source software, and millions more are using WordPress.com’s hosted services. Thirty-two of Technorati’s Top 100 blogs now use WordPress. Using Wordpress is a customized, media-rich learning experience designed to help new users master Wordpress quickly, and get the most out of it, fast! It starts with a concise, friendly, straight-to-the-point guide to Wordpress. This exceptional book is fully integrated with an unprecedented collection of online learning resources: online video, screencasts, podcasts, and additional web content…. The book and interactive content work together to teach everything mainstream Wordpess users need to know.This new version of Using Wordpress adds a DVD, so that all the interactive material previously available only online is now also available for offline reading and study.
Learn how to harness the power of Wordpress to unleash an effective and inexpensive website for your business that brings in new customers and increases your profits. Inside you will discover the exact steps to follow to choose the right hosting provider, pick the right domain, install Wordpress and activate the correct plugins to get the most out of this powerful platform.
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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The ultimate guide to WordPress Themes – one of the hottest topics on the web today. WordPress is so much more than a blogging platform, and Smashing WordPress Themes teaches readers how to make it look any way they like – from a corporate site, to a photography gallery and more. WordPress is one of the hottest tools on the web today and is used by sites including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, flickr, CNN, NASA and of course Smashing Magazine. Beautiful full colour throughout – web designers expect nothing less. Smashing Magazine will fully support this book by by promoting it through their website and on twitter feeds.
The eagerly anticipated second edition, completely updated for WordPress 3.1. As an open source content management system, WordPress allows users to easily build feature-rich web sites with no programming experience. This unique book-and-video package is a friendly, self-paced beginners guide to the latest release of WordPress. Lessons are focused on practical, everyday tasks that users will need to create and maintain their sites: entering new content, creating new pages, managing menus, making content search-engine friendly. Plus you’ll find lots of tips based on years of experience teaching people to use WordPress. If learning the new WordPress is a pressing issue for you, then this book-and-video package is exactly what you need. Note: As part of the print version of this title, video lessons are included on DVD. For e-book versions, video lessons can be accessed using a link provided in the interior of the e-book.