shows you how to utilize the power of the WordPress platform, and provides a creative spark to help you build WordPress-powered sites that go beyond the obvious. The second edition of Smashing WordPress has been updated for WordPress 3.1+, which includes internal, custom post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to build just about anything in WordPress, resulting in fast deployments and greater design flexibility.
Inside, WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond d the blog and shows you how WordPress can serve as a CMS, a photo gallery, and e-commerce site, and more. This edition includes new and upgraded examples of cool WordPress usage.
You Will Learn How To:
Build Beautiful WordPress Themes, including Child Themes
Create Custom Login Forms and Admin Themes
Use the Loop to Control Content
Build Plugins, including Widget Functionality
Use Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies
Use Post Formats
Integrate WordPress with the Social Web
Use Conditional Control Elements
Integrate Theme Options
Build Your WordPress Projects for SEO
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a professional web designer and developer who has created numerous WordPress themes, developed plugins, and put WordPress to good use powering both blogs and big editorial sites. He is the former editor of the Blog Herald, a popular website for bloggers and WordPress users.
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