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Using WordPress, Web Edition

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 6 X 9
  • Pages: 368
  • Edition: 1st
  • Safari Web Edition
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-218282-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-218282-9

This is the Safari online edition of the printed book.

Get comfortable with WordPress fast, with this media-rich, customized, hands-on learning experience!

  • Covers the upcoming release of a major upgrade to Wordpress, Wordpress 3.0
  • Tightly integrated with online video, screencast tutorials, podcasts, and more: the total learning experience for new Wordpress users
  • Companion website provides supplemental media including video, screencasts tutorials, podcasts, and much more.
  • 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 WordPress.com'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 online content work together to teach everything mainstream Wordpess users need to know. This practical, approachable coverage guides readers through getting started fast; and will cover the upcoming release of Wordpress 3.0. This major upgrade will include built-in image editor and the ability to host multiple blogs from one WordPress install.

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    Table of Contents

    1. Domains and Hosts: Getting the Foundation in Place
    2. Installing WordPress on your own
    3. How WordPress.com is different than WordPress.org
    4. Getting Around self-installed WordPress
    5. Configuring WordPress to work its best
    6. Organizing the content on your blog
    7. All about Themes
    8. Finding and Using Plugins
    9. Creating content with WordPress
    10. Creating a site with WordPress
    11. Tuning Your WordPress Site for Search Engines
    12. Managing multimedia with WordPress
    13. Keeping your blog in shape: Maintaining WordPress
    14. Understanding WordPress Security
    15. Troubleshooting Common Problems
    16. Tips and Tools to make things easier
    17. Managing Multiple blogs
    18. Becoming a part of the WordPress Community


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