WordPress 24-Hour Trainer
Watch, Read, and Learn How to Create and Customize WordPress Sites
By George Plumley
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: November 2009
Pages: 312

A unique introduction to building web sites with WordPress

WordPress is today's most popular open source blog publishingapplication, but its powerful features, simple interface, and easyexpansion make it a great content management system for all typesof web sites. This unique book-and-video package provides you withbeginner-friendly tutorials for building and maintaining aWordPress web site. You'll discover how to customize WordPress tomeet your needs and you'll see how critical—andsimple—it is to expand and update content in order to makeyour site as effective as possible.

  • Walks you through installing the software, provides an overviewof the administration interface, and covers the basic settingsyou'll need to get started

  • Examines the ins and outs of uploading images, video, documents,etc., and using them on your site

  • Demonstrates how to customize the look of your site usingcascading style sheets

  • Reviews helpful techniques for optimizing your site and makingit search-engine friendly

  • Explains how to track your site's statistics, keep your pluginsand themes up to date, and practice smart backup habits

  • Addresses installing, activating, and troubleshootingplugins

Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programminglanguages and technologies easier than you think. Written byprogrammers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorialformat that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

On the DVD

Don't just learn—do!

The lessons within the book are each accompanied by aninstructional demonstration on the DVD.

You'll learn to:

  • Plan your site for WordPress

  • Write and add a new post

  • Handle revisions

  • Add new pages & sub pages

  • Work with image galleries

  • Manage media files, posts, categories, and widgets

  • Link to other sites

  • Approve, edit, and delete comments

  • Customize the design and layout

  • Optimize your content

  • Extend WordPress

Please see the DVD appendix for details and complete systemrequirements.

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