Create dynamic, custom websites with the self-hosted version ofWordPress
Use free themes and enhance them with CSS and HTML
Plan your design and choose graphics, colors, and fonts
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Want to create cost-effective, fabulous websites? Do it withWordPress here's how!
WordPress is much more than a great blogging platform. You canuse it as a content management system or to design a website usingone of the many free WordPress themes. Your site can include ane-commerce storefront, photo gallery, discussion forum, socialcommunity, and more. Follow the steps in this book; you'll besaying and hearing "wow!"
Lay the groundwork get your domain, find a host thatsupports WordPress, and install WordPress on your web server
Choose your tools select a text editor, set up FTP,choose the graphics type and software you need, and explorecolors
Pick a theme learn all about WordPress themes, find andinstall one, and add widgets and template tags
Make it yours use CSS and HTML to customize site designand enhance your site with plugins
Spruce it up optimize your website for search engines,add a photo gallery, and integrate Twitter and Facebook into yoursite