Create dynamic, custom websites with the self-hosted version of WordPress
Use free themes and enhance them with CSS and HTML
Plan your design and choose graphics, colors, and fonts
IN FULL COLOR!
Want to create cost-effective, fabulous websites? Do it with WordPress here's how!
WordPress is much more than a great blogging platform. You can use it as a content management system or to design a website using one of the many free WordPress themes. Your site can include an e-commerce storefront, photo gallery, discussion forum, social community, and more. Follow the steps in this book; you'll be saying and hearing "wow!"
Lay the groundwork get your domain, find a host that supports 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 explore colors
Pick a theme learn all about WordPress themes, find and install one, and add widgets and template tags
Make it yours use CSS and HTML to customize site design and enhance your site with plugins
Spruce it up optimize your website for search engines, add a photo gallery, and integrate Twitter and Facebook into your site