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WordPress on Demand, 1st edition

  • PatriceAnne Rutledge

Published by Que Publishing (May 15th 2013) - Copyright © 2013

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WordPress on Demand

ISBN-13: 9780789750372

Includes: Paperback
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$24.99

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  • Paperback

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Overview

  • Shows readers how to make the most of premium and free features
  • Contains workshops that show readers how to enhance their feeds, create a private WordPress site, optimize their site for search engines, and more.
  • Bonus content includes shortcuts, advice, and cautions to save time and frustration, design tips to help readers create a high-quality site even if they have no design background, and recommended plugins and themes

Table of contents

Introduction    xv

1  Introducing WordPress    1

Understanding the Difference Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org    2

Understanding Web Hosting    5

Understanding Domain Names    6

Planning Your Website    6

2  Getting Started with WordPress.com    11

Creating a Website with WordPress.com    12

Activating and Setting Up Your WordPress.com Account    16

Logging In to WordPress.com    23

Creating Your WordPress.com Profile    24

Defining Your Personal Settings    27

Finding and Following Friends    30

Getting Help    31

Verifying Your Website    32

Signing Out of WordPress.com    33

3  Getting Started with WordPress (WordPress.org)    35

Installing WordPress    36

Logging In to WordPress    43

Creating Your WordPress Profile    45

Getting Help    47

Logging Out of WordPress    48

4  Specifying WordPress Settings    49

Specifying General Settings    50

Specifying Writing Settings    53

Specifying Reading Settings    56

Managing Discussion Settings    59

Modifying Media Settings    61

Customizing Permalinks Settings (WordPress.org)    63

Enabling Sharing (WordPress.com)    64

Setting Up Polls (WordPress.com)    66

Setting Up Ratings (WordPress.com)    67

Specifying Email Post Changes Settings (WordPress.com)    68

Adding OpenID Trusted Sites (WordPress.com)    69

Adding Webhooks (WordPress.com)    70

5  Working with Themes    71

Searching for and Activating a Theme (WordPress.com)    75

Searching for and Installing a Theme (WordPress.org)    77

Uploading a Theme (WordPress.org)    79

Using Live Preview    81

Activating a Different Theme    82

Customizing Your Theme    83

Deleting a Theme (WordPress.org)    90

6  Creating and Managing Pages    91

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