9780470592748

WordPress For Dummies®, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470592748

  • ISBN10:

    0470592745

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2010
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Get online fast and get the most out of the Web's most popular blogging tool

Used by millions, WordPress is the world's #1 blogging tool for a reason it gives you the tools you need to customize your blog and make it truly one of a kind! Whether you're creating a new blog or you just want to get the most out of your current one, WordPress For Dummies, 3rd Edition, is the last word on WordPress.

-Blogging basics choose a platform, create an account, select a theme, configure your settings, publish your thoughts, interact with your followers, slam the door on spam, and archive your posts

-Right here, write now write, revise, and publish posts, and learn about links, tags, and creating categories

-Make the most of your posts with media edit and insert photos and quickly add and organize audio and video

-Get interactive easily insert polls and let readers rate your posts

-Widgets & more tap into text, RSS, and social media widgets, and get plugged in to plugins

-Now you're stylin' customize one of the many WordPress themes with new headers, backgrounds, fonts, and styles

-WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org let WordPress host your blog for free or link WordPress with your domain

Open the book and find:

-How to set up a MySQL database

-The anatomy of a template tag

-Ways to enhance your blog with themes, polls, ratings, and widgets

-How to manage multiple blogs and users

-Tips for tackling spam with Akismet

-Advice on optimizing for search engines

-How to use WordPress as a content management system

-Ways to style with CSS

Learn to:

-Create and maintain a WordPress blog

-Use the new features and upgrades in WordPress

-Customize your blog with themes and plugins

-Apply tags and CSS to create a unique presentation

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Excellent textbook June 22, 2011
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I found WordPress for Dummies easy and entertaining to read. If you intend to build a website you should strongly consider WordPress. It's a mature application and easy to learn. I love all of the Dummies books, but this one takes the cake! I'd highly recommend this textbook to anyone wanting to use WordPress.
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