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WordPress is an increasingly popular open-source contentmanagement system that exists in either a self-hosted or hostedversion and allows you to build and maintain a feature-richwebsite. This unique book-and-video package serves as a friendly,self-paced learning experience on the capabilities and newestfeatures of the self-hosted version of WordPress (though much of italso applies to the hosted version). Veteran author George Plumleyteaches you how to customize and extend WordPress in a number ofways in order to make it do exactly what you need. The valuablelessons featured in the book focus on everyday tasks and aresupplemented on the instructional video to enhance your learningexperience.
WordPress 24-Hour Trainer, Second Edition:
Demonstrates how to enter new content, create new pages, andmake content search-engine friendly
Details techniques for breaking up large amounts of text,writing a post, and creating a sub page
Explores plugins that help you connect your site to socialmedia, make your site mobile friendly, and more
Addresses creating and managing menus and displaying links
Explains how to find files in the media library
Walks you through running multiple websites from a singleinstallation
Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programminglanguages and technologies easier than you think. Written byprogrammers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorialformat that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
On the DVD
Don't just learn—do!
The lessons within the book are accompanied by an instructionaldemonstration on the DVD.
You'll learn to:
Plan what you need to do before starting your site
Enter your content and publish it
Upload images, video, documents, and more
Navigate through various types of content
Deal with links, comments, RSS feeds, social networks, andmultiple users
Work with themes
Optimize your site
Make sure your software is up to date
Add functionality with plugins