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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 3rd edition

  • Matt Beck
  • Jessica Neuman Beck

Published by Peachpit Press (October 30th 2013) - Copyright © 2014

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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide

ISBN-13: 9780321957610

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$39.99

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Overview

WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 3E uses a visual approach to teach the essential elements of WordPress, one of the world's most popular publishing platforms. This book gives readers the tools they need to create beautiful, functional WordPress-powered sites with minimal hassle. Using plenty of screenshots and a clear, organized format, authors Jessica Neuman Beck and Matt Beck walk new users through the installation and setup process while providing valuable tips and tricks for more experienced users. With no other resource but this guide, readers can set up a fully-functional and well-designed WordPress site that takes advantage of all the features WordPress has to offer.

This new, fully updated version covers all the key new and improved features of WordPress, including: using the Theme Customizer; adding custom headers and backgrounds; adding content in new ways such as posting from your desktop or mobile device, as well as importing from another WordPress blog or other blogging services; and new ways to work with media, such as editing images, using video and audio, and creating image galleries. There is also a completely new chapter on menus, which covers menu setup and adding and editing menus.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: First Steps

Chapter 2: Get Familiar with WordPress

Chapter 3: Settings

Chapter 4: Managing Accounts

Chapter 5: Setting Up A WordPress Theme

Chapter 6: Widgets and Plugins

Chapter 7: Adding Content

Chapter 8: Menus

Chapter 9: Working With Media

Chapter 10: Managing Comments

Chapter 11: Getting Fancy with Themes

Chapter 12: Advanced Theme Development

Chapter 13: Custom Content Types

Chapter 14: One Installation, Multiple Blogs

Chapter 15: More Ways to Customize WordPress

Chapter 16: Best Practices

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