WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition

WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2E 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 features of WordPress 3, including an improved welcome screen with enhanced security and usability; internal linking to articles on one’s own blog; support for individual author templates; improved menu interface allowing for changes to be made from inside the WordPress dashboard; and the new, easily customizable Default Theme, Twenty Eleven, with support for child themes and header and background adjustments. It also covers more advanced features, such as improved content management with Custom Post types, which allow WordPress theme developers to create custom content types outside of pages and posts; and integration of the WordPress Multi-User into the WordPress core so that users can create and manage hundreds of blogs.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. First Steps
Chapter 2. Getting Familiar with WordPress
Chapter 3. Settings
Chapter 4. Managing Accounts
Chapter 5. Adding Content
Chapter 6. Working with Media
Chapter 7. Managing Comments
Chapter 8. Syndication
Chapter 9. Widgets and Plug-ins
Chapter 10. Customizing Your WordPress Theme
Chapter 11. Getting Fancy With Themes
Chapter 12. Advanced Theme Development
Chapter 13. Custom Post Types
Chapter 14. One Installation, Multiple Blogs
Chapter 15. More Ways to Customize WordPress
Chapter 16. Best Practices
Chapter 17. Tools and Tricks

Appendix A. Troubleshooting
Appendix B. Online Resources

Book Details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press; 2nd Edition (October 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321792661
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321792662
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