WordPress All-in-One For Dummies (2nd Revised edition)

WordPress All-in-One For Dummies (2nd Revised edition)

By: Lisa Sabin-Wilson (author)Paperback

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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!

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About Author

Lisa Sabin-Wilson is the founder and creative director of E.Webscapes Design Studio, a web design company specializing in blog design and development with emphasis on WordPress. She's a popular conference speaker and the bestselling author of WordPress For Dummies and WordPress Web Design For Dummies.


Introduction 1 Book I: WordPress Basics 5 Chapter 1: Exploring Basic WordPress Concepts 7 Chapter 2: Exploring the World of Open Source Software 19 Chapter 3: Understanding Development and Release Cycles 29 Chapter 4: Meeting the WordPress Community 37 Chapter 5: Discovering Different Versions of WordPress 49 Book II: Setting Up the WordPress Software 61 Chapter 1: Understanding the System Requirements 63 Chapter 2: Using File Transfer Protocol 73 Chapter 3: Getting to Know PHP and MySQL 87 Chapter 4: Installing WordPress on Your Web Server 97 Chapter 5: Confi guring WordPress for Optimum Security 115 Chapter 6: Upgrading WordPress 133 Chapter 7: Backing Up, Packing Up, and Moving to a New Host 143 Book III: Exploring the WordPress Dashboard 159 Chapter 1: Logging In and Taking a Look Around 161 Chapter 2: Exploring Tools and Settings 177 Chapter 3: Managing Users and Multiple Authors 205 Chapter 4: Dealing with Comments and Spam 217 Chapter 5: Creating Categories and Tags 229 Book IV: Publishing Your Site with WordPress 241 Chapter 1: Writing Your First Post 243 Chapter 2: Creating a Static Page 259 Chapter 3: Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries 267 Chapter 4: Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging 279 Chapter 5: Working with Custom Fields 287 Chapter 6: Using WordPress as a Content Management System 301 Book V: Examining SEO and Social Media 323 Chapter 1: Exposing Your Content 325 Chapter 2: Creating a Social Media Listening Hub 345 Chapter 3: Understanding Analytics 357 Chapter 4: Search Engine Optimization 373 Chapter 5: Exploring Popular SEO Plugins 391 Book VI: Customizing the Look of Your Site 401 Chapter 1: Examining the Default Theme: Twenty Twelve 403 Chapter 2: Finding and Installing WordPress Themes 423 Chapter 3: Exploring the Anatomy of a Theme 437 Chapter 4: Customizing Your Theme 467 Chapter 5: Understanding Parent and Child Themes 487 Chapter 6: Digging into Advanced Theme Development 503 Chapter 7: Using Theme Frameworks to Simplify Customization 549 Book VII: Using and Developing Plugins 563 Chapter 1: Introducing WordPress Plugins 565 Chapter 2: Installing and Managing Plugins 583 Chapter 3: Confi guring and Using Plugins 597 Chapter 4: Modifying Existing Plugin Code 617 Chapter 5: Creating Simple Plugins from Scratch 625 Chapter 6: Exploring Plugin Development Best Practices 675 Chapter 7: Plugin Tips and Tricks 689 Book VIII: Running Multiple Sites with WordPress 707 Chapter 1: An Introduction to Multiple Sites 709 Chapter 2: Setting Up and Confi guring Network Features 717 Chapter 3: Becoming a Network Admin 725 Chapter 4: Management of Users and Access Control 745 Chapter 5: Using Network Plugins and Themes 755 Chapter 6: Using Multiple Domains within Your Network 771 Index 787

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118383346
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 840
  • ID: 9781118383346
  • weight: 1120
  • ISBN10: 1118383346
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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