WordPress Bible (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 12, 2010 - Computers - 696 pages
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A complete and thorough guide to the largest self-hosted blogging tool: WordPress

Has learning WordPress become a pressing issue for you? If so, then turn to WordPress Bible, a complete resource on everything you need to know to learn WordPress from beginning to end. You'll start with the basics of WordPress, such as the principles of blogging and social media interaction. Then the pace ramps up to more intermediate-to-advanced topics including plugins, WordPress Loop, themes and templates, custom fields, caching, security, and more.

Written by a popular WordPress consultant, this comprehensive guide is timed to publish with the release of the latest version of WordPress, ensuring that you have the most up-to-date information available on the largest and most-used blogging tool in the world.

  • Serves as the definitive guide to every aspect of WordPress, the most popular self-hosted blogging tool in the world
  • Covers everything, from the basics of installation to more advanced topics such as plugins and security
  • Includes coverage of the most recent release of WordPress, keeping you up to date on all its latest features
  • Addresses themes and templates, WordPress Loop, custom fields, caching, and more
  • Author is a popular WordPress consultant

You'll be hard-pressed to find another resource as thorough and comprehensive as WordPress Bible.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

  

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Great reference for WordPress web developers on all levels. Topics covered include simple operational instructions and explanations all the way up to custom loops, queries and custom plugins. Complete ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zig Baird - Goodreads

I've met Aaron personally and he's definitely an expert in this field. Easy to read and grasp and lots of code samples to explain different scenarios. I've always been a fan of the Bible tech series and this one doesn't disappoint. Recommended for any WordPress gurus and newbies alike. Read full review

Contents

Part I Getting Started with WordPress
1
Part II Working with Plugins
67
Part III Working with Themes and Template Tags
151
Part IV Creating Content
225
Part V Keeping Up with the Joneses Maintenance and Upgrades
267
Part VI Alternate Uses for WordPress
353
Part VII Looking at the WordPress Ecosystem
389
Part VIII Appendixes
475
Index
623
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Aaron Brazell is a leading WordPress and social media consultant, with clients ranging from enterprise software companies to small- and medium-sized businesses. He has worked on large-scale WordPress installations from both a technical/scaling perspective to complex deliveries involving extreme leveraging of the software plugin API. He maintains a large business and technology blog in the Washington D.C. area, Technosailor.com.

Mark Jaquith is one of the lead WordPress core developers and an independent Web services consultant. He has consulted for major clients through his company, Covered Web Services, and is the author of several popular WordPress plugins, including Subscribe to Comments and Page Links To.

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