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Using WordPress

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ISBN-10: 0789749076

ISBN-13: 9780789749079

Edition: 2012

Authors: Tris Hussey

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WordPress has grown into the #1 blogging tool in its category: several million bloggers have downloaded this powerful open source software, and millions more are using's hosted services. Thirty-two of Technorati's Top 100 blogs now use WordPress. Using Wordpress is a customized, media-rich learning experience designed to help new users master Wordpress quickly, and get the most out of it, fast! It starts with a concise, friendly, straight-to-the-point guide to Wordpress. This exceptional book is fully integrated with an unprecedented collection of online learning resources: online video, screencasts, podcasts, and additional web content, all designed to reinforce key concepts and help users achieve real mastery. The book and interactive content work together to teach everything mainstream Wordpess users need to know. This practical, approachable coverage guides readers through getting started fast, and covers the recent release of Wordpress 3. This major upgrade includes built-in image editor and the ability to host multiple blogs from one WordPress install. This new version of Using Wordpress adds a DVD, so that all the interactive material previously available only online is now also available for offline reading and study.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/19/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144

Domains and Hosts: Getting the Foundation in Place
Installing WordPress on your own
How is different than
Getting Around self-installed WordPress
Configuring WordPress to work its best
Organizing the content on your blog
All about Themes
Finding and Using Plugins
Creating content with WordPress
Creating a site with WordPress
Tuning Your WordPress Site for Search Engines
Managing multimedia with WordPress
Keeping your blog in shape: Maintaining WordPress
Understanding WordPress Security
Troubleshooting Common Problems
Tips and Tools to make things easier
Managing Multiple blogs
Becoming a part of the WordPress Community