Bloggers love WordPress! If you're ready to start using this free blogging software, WordPress For Dummies, 2nd Edition is just what you and your blog need to make a splash. Professional blog designer Lisa Sabin-Wilson shows you how to use all the latest upgrades to WordPress and helps you decide whether to use the Wordpress.
Bloggers love WordPress! If you're ready to start using this free blogging software, "WordPress For Dummies, 2nd Edition" is just what you and your blog need to make a splash. Professional blog designer Lisa Sabin-Wilson shows you how to use all the latest upgrades to WordPress and helps you decide whether to use the Wordpress.com hosted service or self-host your blog with WordPress.org. Whether you're just venturing into the blogosphere or you want to shift an existing blog to WordPress, "WordPress For Dummies, 2nd Edition" will help: explore theme development and learn where to find free WordPress themes; extend WordPress through plug-ins, CSS, custom fields, and more; find out about archiving, interacting with readers through comments, tracking back, and handling spam; get the scoop on domain registration, Web hosting providers, basic tools like FTP, and more; create a unique blog theme and presentation by using template tags with CSS; sign up for WordPress.com, log in, set options, and create a profile; install WordPress.org, set up a MySQL database, explore RSS feeds, and organize a blogroll; discover the secrets of creating a blog that draws readers; get tips on wonderful widgets, upgrades, and plugins you can add to make your blog extra cool; and learn how to use the Dashboard, manage comments, and make permalinks work with your Web server. With "WordPress For Dummies, 2nd Edition" on hand, it's easy to make the most of the free software and build a blog that stands out in a crowd.
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Lisa Sabin-Wilson is a designer of blogs and Web sites and founder of E.Webscapes Design Studio. She has been working with WordPress since 2002. Lisa's client list includes over 1,000 personal and professional blogs, and she is a frequent panel member at blogging and social media conferences.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Introducing WordPress. Chapter 1: What WordPress Can Do for You. Chapter 2: WordPress Blogging Basics. Part II: Using the WordPress Hosted Service. Chapter 3: Getting Started with WordPress.com. Chapter 4: Writing and Managing Your Blog. Chapter 5: Enhancing Your Blog with Themes, Widgets, and Upgrades. Part III: Self-Hosting with WordPress.org. Chapter 6: Setting Up Blogging Base Camp. Chapter 7: Understanding the WordPress.org Administration Panel. Chapter 8: Establishing Your Blog Routine. Part IV: Flexing and Extending WordPress. Chapter 9: Media Management: Images, Audio, and Video. Chapter 10: Making the Most of WordPress Plugins. Chapter 11: Finding and Installing WordPress Themes. Part V: Customizing WordPress. Chapter 12: Understanding Themes and Templates. Chapter 13: Tweaking WordPress Themes. Chapter 14: Beyond Blogging: WordPress As a Content Management System. Chapter 15: Deciding to Bring in the Pros. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten WordPress Web Sites Used As a CMS. Chapter 17: Ten Popular WordPress Plugins. Chapter 18: Ten Free WordPress Themes. Appendix: Migrating Your Existing Blog to WordPress. Index.
WordPress For Dummies by Lisa Sabin-Wilson
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