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Author Król, Karol, author

Title WordPress 3.7 Complete
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Packt Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Authors; About the Reviewers;; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introducing WordPress; Getting into WordPress; Using it for a blog or a website; Understanding the common terms; Post; Categories and tags; Comments; Theme; Plugin; Widget; Menus; RSS; Page; Users; Choosing WordPress -- the reason why; A long time in refining; Active in development; Large community of contributors; Amazingly extendable; Getting to know the WordPress family; Digging into WordPress -- the features; Getting familiar with the new feature list since 3.0
DiscussionCustom Fields; Working with post revisions; Changing the author of the post; Protecting content; The pretty post slug; Custom post format settings; Additional writing options; Press This; Posting via e-mail; External blogging tools; Mobile apps for iOS and Android; Discussion on your blog -- comments; Adding a comment; Discussion settings; Submission, notification, and moderation settings; When to moderate or blacklist a comment; Avatar display settings; Moderating comments; How to eliminate comment spam; Getting an Akismet API key; Activating Akismet; Adding and managing categories
Installing a plugin -- the how-to
Learning moreInstalling WordPress through an auto-installer script; The WP Admin panel; Changing general blog information; Creating your first post; Writing your first comment; Retrieving a lost password; Getting a Gravatar; Summary; Chapter 3: Creating Blog Content; WP Admin conventions; Lists of items; Posting on your blog; Adding a simple post; Common post options; Categories and tags; Images in your posts; Using the visual editor versus the text editor; Lead and body; Drafts, pending articles, timestamps, and managing posts; Advanced post options; Excerpt; Sending pingbacks and trackbacks
Learning moreLearning more with online WordPress resources; Staying updated through WordPress news; Understanding the Codex; Getting support from other users; Using theme and plugin directories; Summary; Chapter 2: Getting Started; Building your WordPress website -- start here; Using; Publishing your first content on a blog; Installing WordPress manually; Preparing the environment; Downloading WordPress; Upgrading from an earlier version of WordPress; Uploading the files; Installing WordPress; Installing WordPress through a hand-built configuration file
Summary In Detail Back in the day, when you wanted to launch a new website, you either had to learn web programming yourself or hire a professional who would take care of the whole process for you. Those times are long gone due to WordPress and the great opportunities it brings. With WordPress, anyone can build an optimized site with the least amount of effort possible and then make it available to the world in no time. WordPress is a flexible and powerful tool that's ideal for creating both blog and non-blog websites. You can customize the features, incorporate your own design, and even write your own plugins with ease. Its versatility and ease of use have attracted a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users. "WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is a practical guide for anyone who wants to start their journey as a web developer. This WordPress book takes you through a step-by-step process of planning out and then building your site. "WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" will take you through the complete process of building a fully functional WordPress site from scratch. You will learn how to create your first blog post, what the difference between posts and pages is, and how to use multimedia files to accompany your content and make it more attractive. Next, you will find out what plugins and themes are and how to use them effectively. "With WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition", you will learn all the ins and outs of WordPress and using it for publishing content on the Web. It provides easy-to-apply advice with tons of screenshots and actionable examples. Approach "WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is a comprehensive and step-by-step tutorial packed with screenshots and examples to make it easy and quick to pick it up. Who this book is for This WordPress book is a guide to WordPress for online publishers and web developers. If you are new to blogging and want to create your own blog or website from scratch, then "WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is for you. No prior knowledge of HTML/CSS or PHP is required
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Subject WordPress (Electronic resource)
Blogs -- Design.
Blogs -- Management.
Web sites -- Design.
Genre/Form Web Design; Programming Languages; Programming
Form Electronic book
Author Aaron Hodge Silver, author
ISBN 1782162402
9781782162414 (electronic bk.)