Wordpress books

Wordpress Complete

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Wordpress is a simple and powerful way to start blogging. If you're not an IT expert but want to use a state of the art blogging system to give your blog the best chance of success, while giving you the time to focus on content and your readers, WordPress is the right system for you, and this book is the right place to start. It will give you a rapid and straightforward introduction to the rich and powerful features of WordPress and get you up and running with a state of the art blog as quickly and painlessly as possible.
It allows users to easily create dynamic blogs with great content and many outstanding features. It is an ideal tool for developing blogs and though it is chiefly used for blogging, it can also be used as a complete CMS with very little effort. Its versality and ease of use has attracted a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users.
You will be introduced to the main aspects of a blog - users, communities, posts, comments, news feeds - and learn how to manage them using WordPress. You will develop the skills and confidence to manage all types of content, be it text or images, on your blog, and also understand how users interact with the blog. In working through the book you'll be inspired as well as informed, and have the capability and the ideas for make your blog cutting edge and exciting to maximise its impact.



Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read

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WordPress is an open-source personal publishing platform that is easy to use, flexible, and highly customizable. Although used primarily for publishing blogs, WordPress can easily be used to create and maintain complete Web sites. Taking the average blogger further than blogspot can, WordPress allows bloggers to create more complicated sites with their open-source technology, rather than blogger which is limited by HTML changes to their templates. In this guide WordPress expert Scott McNulty walks readers through the entire process: installation and set-up, dealing with content, tweaking your blog with themes and plug-ins and more. He then provides in-depth coverage of the different types of Blogs available with WordPress (photoblogs, podcasts, group blogs, Tumbleblogs) and finally provides troubleshooting tips for common mistakes, excessive traffic, database issues and backing up.



Wordpress for Business

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This practical guide will show you how to make your business blog different from the crowd and attractive to your target audience by implementing the features of WordPress. This book is for current users of the WordPress platform who want to get the most out of WordPress to manage business/professional blogs; it is not an introduction to WordPress and does not cover basics such as installation or creating posts and pages, configuring blog settings, etc. Readers are expected to have a WordPress blog or to be in the advanced stages of planning one. The book is aimed at managers of business/professional blogs, which broadly fall into four categories: Professional Expert Blogs – owned by individuals who blog in their area of expertise to increase their personal exposure and standing. Corporate Blogs – owned by companies that blog to reach customers and encourage closer relationships, sales, and referrals. Online News Sources / Magazines – blogs that provide content on particular topics, funded by ads. Campaign Blogs – not-for-profit blogs run by charities or "causes", designed to promote ideas or encourage certain behaviors. Non-business bloggers will also find the book useful if they want to take their WordPress skills beyond the basics.



WordPress for Dummies

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Are you a wannabe blogger? A seasoned pro migrating your blog to WordPress? Looking to do more cool stuff with your existing WordPress blog? Then this fun guide is for you! WordPress for Dummies is a veritable smorgasbord of WordPress information, ideas, tools, resources, and instruction on everything you need to create and maintain your dream blog.
Unlike other blog hosts, WordPress gives you the ability to create a blog that is tailored to your own tastes and needs. Sure, the codes, tags, and terminology can seem a little intimidating at first, but WordPress for Dummies breaks it all down to show you just how intuitive, friendly, and extensible the software really is. This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to:
* Sign up for a free WordPress account
* Set up and use a hosted blog with WordPress.com
* Install and set up the WordPress.Org and WordPress.MU software for single- and multi-user versions
* Find great themes, plugins, and consultants that will help you achieve JUST the kind of blog you want
* Use tags to work with WordPress templates
* Combat challenges with comments, trackback spam, and “splogs”
* Add special technologies to your blog, such as RSS feed, podcasting, vlogging, and photoblogging
* Find online support, tips, and resources for WordPress software
Whether you want to keep family and friends updated on your latest adventures, post pictures of your new puppy, or communicate your passion with millions of readers worldwide, WordPress for Dummies is your passport to creating the kind of blog that will keep your visitors coming back for more!



WordPress Theme Design

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A complete guide to creating professional WordPress themes
Expert guidance on designing a great theme for one of the most popular, open-source blog systems available for the Web today! This book can be used by WordPress users or visual designers (with no server-side scripting or programming experience) who are used to working with the common industry-standard tools like PhotoShop and Dreamweaver or other popular graphic, HTML, and text editors. Regardless of your web development skill-set or level, you'll be walked through the clear, step-by-step instructions, but familiarity with a broad range of web development skills and WordPress know-how will allow you to gain maximum benefit from this book.



WordPress Foundations 2.7

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WordPress Foundations 2.7 is your essential guide to WordPress. All you need to know to be online in minutes. A quick and easy guide to get you started right now. WordPress Foundations covers from A to Z (with no fluff or filler) everything you need to get started using WordPress today. I'll show you the exact steps you need to know to get you going. You will not get lost. Learn how to use WordPress, and get your site up in minutes. This is a no-nonsense guide to WordPress. Straight to the point, no "techie talk", and no previous experience required. You will NOT feel confused, or overwhelmed. This book has been created to be as EASY to understand as possible. It doesn't matter if you want to setup a personal blog, keep in touch with family and friends, or setup a small business, this book will teach you everything you need to know.



WordPress 2 Visual QuickStart Guide

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WordPress is an open-source personal publishing platform that is easy to use, flexible, and highly customizable. Although used primarily for publishing blogs, WordPress can easily be used to create and maintain complete Web sites.

Taking the average blogger further than blogspot can, WordPress allows bloggers to create more complicated sites with their open-source technology, rather than blogger which is limited by HTML changes to their templates.

This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you how to install, use, and customize WordPress to get the most from the software. Includes tips that explain why certain techniques are better than others, how to watch for potential problems, and where readers can find more information.

 



WordPress Entrepreneur

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How to Setup, Customize & Use a WordPress Website

This book focuses on the nuts and bolts of the initial setup of your WordPress website.
It is a clear and comprehensive approach with color screen shots of the entire setup process. Using WordPress version 2.6, you will learn how to install and use WordPress, add themes, plugins, import and export files and how to uninstall WordPress.

This book includes full instructions on how to choose a WordPress template and create your own website quickly and easily.