WordPress In Depth, 2nd Edition

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. WordPress InDepth, 2/e, is a comprehensive reference for everyone who wants to use either WordPress or WordPress.com more effectively — regardless of their experience with WordPress or with blogging. It offers comprehensive guidance for every aspect of using WordPress — from downloading, installing, and securing it through blog design, templates, themes, posting entries, working with comments and email, and managing WordPress blogs. WordPress software has moved from Version 2.9 to Version 3.0 and this new edition has been fully updated to reflect the changes, including: -New look. The software has a more sophisticated look. Some menu items have been moved around, and the font is different. -Menus editor. WordPress now allows users to create and manage menus -Graphics editor. -New default theme. The look and functionality of the default theme have changed -Merger of WordPress and WordPress Multi-User (WordPress MU) -Use of WordPress as a CMS.

Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Your Blog
Chapter 1: Getting Started with WordPress
Chapter 2: Starting Your Blog Right
Chapter 3: Creating Your Blog’s Look
Part II: Running Your Blog
Chapter 4: Creating Your First Post
Chapter 5: Taking Posts Further
Chapter 6: Using HTML in Your Widgets and Blog
Chapter 7: Adding Features to Your Blog
Chapter 8: Tracking Statistics and Bringing In Visitors
Part III: Taking Your Blog Further
Chapter 9: Adding Graphics to Your Posts
Chapter 10: Adding Upgrades, Audio, and Video
Part IV: Building Your Own WordPress Installation
Chapter 11: Installing and Upgrading WordPress Software
Chapter 12: The WordPress Toolkit: Themes
Chapter 13: The WordPress Toolkit: Plug-Ins
Chapter 14: Style Sheets for Building Themes
Chapter 15: PHP Basics: Themes and Plug-Ins
Part V: Appendices
Appendix A: WordPress.com Versus WordPress.org
Appendix B: WordPress Documentation
Appendix C: Examples of WordPress Blogs
Appendix D: Examples of WordPress.com Blogs
Appendix E: WordPress Site Maps
Appendix F: Importing Content from Other Systems

Book Details

  • Paperback: 600 pages
  • Publisher: Que; 2nd Edition (July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789741075
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789741073
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