Books: 62

WordPress

CoverTitleYear
Design and Development
WordPress is the most popular self-hosted open source website software in use today, and the latest version makes it even simpler to operate. Packed with real-world examples for load balancing and multiusers, this esteemed resource replaces some of the more basic material with more advanced content. more » Every single chapter has been reworked to provide the most current and proper methods for developing and designing in WordPress. Coverage of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and new chapters on custom post types, custom taxonomies, Multisite, and extensions of themes bring the content of this book completely up-to-date and provides you with all you need to deploy successful WordPress sites. « less
2013
Build Communities, Engage Members and Promote Your Site
Discover the fundamentals, misconceptions and basic implementations of social media as well as WordPress features to drive more site engagement. Create group forums using bbPress and BuddyPress, while automatically publishing WordPress posts to Twitter using RSS feeds. Incorporate memberships and make more » category-specific content restrictions applicable only to non-members. Implement Google Analytics to tracking your social media efforts and learn how to automatically email analytical reports. Easily maintain your site by automatically backing up your site and publishing posts via email. Automatically post tweets, so you can spend more time on genuine dialogues and less time on producing relevant tweets. Produce QR codes for your print collateral so you can improve the accessibility of the relationships you've built online. « less
2012
The Complete Guide to Building Blogs and Corporate Websites
Whether you're a budding blogger or web development professional, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites - if you know how to tap its impressive features. This jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress and its themes, plug-ins, and widgets to build just about any website more » you can imagine, from a classy blog to a basic e-commerce site. « less
2012
As one of the most popular open source content management systems available today, WordPress boasts a framework that allows you to easily customize and extend it through plugins. This comprehensive book shows you how plugins work, reviews the tools and APIs in WordPress, and demonstrates how to extend more » the functionality of WordPress with plugins. The trio of authors provides a practical, solutions-based approach along with a collection of timely examples and plenty of code, all aimed at clearly explaining how to create a plugin file, work with users, integrate widgets, add menus and submenus, secure your plugins, and more. You will quickly come to understand how to develop custom plugins so that you can take WordPress to the next corporate and enterprise level. « less
2011
Get under the hood of WordPress and customize it to meet your needs
The WordPress Anthology puts you in the driver's seat of this powerful & flexible open-source CMS, offering an extensive array of solutions for your projects. Jam-packed with proven tips & techniques for web developers, you'll discover how to effectively use WordPress to better meet your needs. In short, more » it'll make the world's most versatile CMS work for you! « less
2011
Develop a 'blogging business plan' - clarify your blogging goals and sketch out a process for achieving them in WordPress. Build a custom theme so that the look of your blog immediately communicates your brand to visitors. Engage with the blogosphere and create beneficial relationships with other bloggers, more » making the most of each other's traffic and customers. Monitor visitors and analyze their activity using WordPress.com stats, Feedburner for your RSS feeds, and Google Analytics. « less
2011
A convenient how-to guide for maximizing your WordPress experience. WordPress is a state-of-the-art blog publishing platform with nearly ten million active installations. Eight minibooks provide you with expanded coverage of the most important topics to the WordPress community, such as WordPress basics, more » theme designs, plug-in development, social media integration, SEO, customization, and running multiple sites. Veteran author Lisa Sabin-Wilson leads an authoritative team of authors who offer their unique knowledge and skillset while sharing invaluable advice for maximizing your site's potential and visitor experience. « less
2011
WordPress is today's most popular open source blog publishing application, but its powerful features, simple interface, and easy expansion make it a great content management system for all types of web sites. This unique book-and-video package provides you with beginner-friendly tutorials for building more » and maintaining a WordPress web site. You'll discover how to customize WordPress to meet your needs and you'll see how critical - and simple - it is to expand and update content in order to make your site as effective as possible. « less
2009
The bestselling guide to WordPress, fully updated to help you get your blog going! Millions of bloggers rely on WordPress, the popular, free blogging platform. This guide covers all the features and improvements in the most up-to-date version of WordPress. Whether you are switching to WordPress from more » another blogging platform or just starting your first blog, you'll find the advice in this friendly guide gets you up to speed on both the free-hosted WordPress.com version and WordPress.org, which requires the purchase of web hosting services, and figure out which version is best for you. You'll be able to take full advantage of the flexibility and usability of WordPress. « less
2009
Beginner's Guide
Design, develop, secure, and optimize a blog network with a single installation of WordPress. Add unlimited users and blogs, and give different permissions on different blogs. Add social networking features to your blogs using BuddyPress. Create a bbPress forum for your users to communicate with each more » other. Part of Packt's Beginner's Guide Series, with step-by-step, detailed instructions for building a blog network from scratch. « less
2009