WordPress For Dummies eBook Set

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 21, 2012 - Computers - 1313 pages
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Two complete e-books on WordPress for one low price!

This unique value-priced e-book set brings together two bestselling For Dummies books in a single e-book file. Including a comprehensive table of contents and the full text of each book, complete with cover, this e-book set gives you in-depth information on designing a website in WordPress as well as using WordPress for blogging. Best of all, you'll pay less than the cost of each book purchased separately.

You'll get the complete text of:

WordPress For Dummies, which shows you how to

  • Plan and write your blog, manage comments, and handle other basics
  • Decide whether to have your blog hosted or do it yourself
  • Learn to use themes, widgets, and FTP
  • Add images, photo galleries, video and audio files, and more

WordPress Web Design For Dummies, which covers

  • Designing a website with WordPress that can accommodate social media, e-commerce, and more
  • Building an effective navigation menu to make your site user-friendly
  • Using plugins to add galleries, social communities, and forums
  • Creating a custom WordPress theme from scratch

About the author

Lisa Sabin-Wilson is founder and Creative Director of E.Webscapes Design Studio, a web design company specializing in blog design and development with WordPress.


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WordPress For Dummies
Table of Contents
Introducing WordPress
Where to Go from Here
What WordPress Can Do for
What WordPress Can Do for
WordPress Blogging Basics
Feeding your readers
Customizing Your Blog Posts with Template
Bookmarks blo roll
Tweaking WordPress Themes
Tweaking WordPress Themes
Changing the Background Color
Creating Custom Navigation Menus
Changing Font Family Color and Size
Customizing Theme Style with Child

Exploring the difference between
Moving On to the Business of Blogging
Getting Started With WordPress
Writing and Managing Your Blog
Making sharing easy
Changing the header image
Upgrading Your WordPress Account For
Setting Up Blogging Base Camp
Setting Up Blogging Base Camp
Transferring Files from Point A to Point
Installing WordPress manually
Running the install
Understanding the WordPress
Logging On to the Dashboard
Incoming Links
Other WordPress News
Arranging the Dashboard to Your Tastes
Setting Options on the Dashboard
Discovering the Many WordPress
Composing your blog post
Dressing up your posts with
You are your own editor
Media Management Images Audio
Media Management Images Audio
Inserting Video Files into Your Blog Posts
Making the Most of WordPress Plugins
Making the Most of WordPress Plugins
Exploring the Plugins Included with
Just the Basics
Understanding the Open Source
Activating a New Theme
Deciding to Use Commercial Themes
Customizing WordPress
Examining the Anatomy of a Template
The Main Index template
The Sidebar template
Putting a Theme Together
Using images in child theme
Overriding parent template files
The Part of Tens
Sucuri Sitecheck Malware Scanner
Annotum Base
Upgrading Backing Up and Migrating
Cheat Sheet
Finding a Home for Your Web Site
Customizing Permalinks
Introducing File Transfer Protocol FTP
Choosing Colors and Fonts
Creating a sandbox environment
Understanding how widgets
Adding Theme Support for BuiltIn Features
Adding background colors
Viewing the default Page
WordPress Web Design
Table of Contents
Establishing a WordPress
Establishing a WordPress Foundation
Understanding WordPress Requirements
Exploring Graphic Design Software
Using Online Image Optimization Tools
Finding and Using Fonts for Graphic Design
Planning Your Design Strategy
Choosing the Number of Columns
Examining the makeup of
Viewing the Template Files in a WordPress
The stylesheet
The Sidebar template
Connecting the templates
Using additional stylesheets
Adding New Widget Areas to Your Theme
Preparing a Parent Theme
Building Your Custom Web Site
Changing the Background Image or Color
Positioning repeating
Creating categories that attract
Installing and activating a plugin

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