WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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!

Table of Contents
Book I: WordPress Basics
Chapter 1. Exploring Basic WordPress Concepts
Chapter 2. Exploring the World of Open Source Software
Chapter 3. Understanding Development and Release Cycles
Chapter 4. Meeting the WordPress Community
Chapter 5. Discovering Different Versions of WordPress

Book II: Setting Up the WordPress Software
Chapter 1. Understanding the System Requirements
Chapter 2. Using File Transfer Protocol
Chapter 3. Getting to Know PHP and MySQL
Chapter 4. Installing WordPress on Your Web Server
Chapter 5. Confi guring WordPress for Optimum Security
Chapter 6. Upgrading WordPress
Chapter 7. Backing Up, Packing Up, and Moving to a New Host

Book III: Exploring the WordPress Dashboard
Chapter 1. Logging In and Taking a Look Around
Chapter 2. Exploring Tools and Settings
Chapter 3. Managing Users and Multiple Authors
Chapter 4. Dealing with Comments and Spam
Chapter 5. Creating Categories and Tags

Book IV: Publishing Your Site with WordPress
Chapter 1. Writing Your First Post
Chapter 2. Creating a Static Page
Chapter 3. Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries
Chapter 4. Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging
Chapter 5. Working with Custom Fields
Chapter 6. Using WordPress as a Content Management System

Book V: Examining SEO and Social Media
Chapter 1. Exposing Your Content
Chapter 2. Creating a Social Media Listening Hub
Chapter 3. Understanding Analytics
Chapter 4. Search Engine Optimization
Chapter 5. Exploring Popular SEO Plugins

Book VI: Customizing the Look of Your Site
Chapter 1. Examining the Default Theme. Twenty Twelve
Chapter 2. Finding and Installing WordPress Themes
Chapter 3. Exploring the Anatomy of a Theme
Chapter 4. Customizing Your Theme
Chapter 5. Understanding Parent and Child Themes
Chapter 6. Digging into Advanced Theme Development
Chapter 7. Using Theme Frameworks to Simplify Customization

Book VII: Using and Developing Plugins
Chapter 1. Introducing WordPress Plugins
Chapter 2. Installing and Managing Plugins
Chapter 3. Confi guring and Using Plugins
Chapter 4. Modifying Existing Plugin Code
Chapter 5. Creating Simple Plugins from Scratch
Chapter 6. Exploring Plugin Development Best Practices
Chapter 7. Plugin Tips and Tricks

Book VIII: Running Multiple Sites with WordPress
Chapter 1. An Introduction to Multiple Sites
Chapter 2. Setting Up and Confi guring Network Features
Chapter 3. Becoming a Network Admin
Chapter 4. Management of Users and Access Control
Chapter 5. Using Network Plugins and Themes
Chapter 6. Using Multiple Domains within Your Network

Book Details

  • Paperback: 840 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 2nd Edition (May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118383346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118383346
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