GO BEYOND THE BLOG
WordPress guru Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the blog to give you the tools and know-how needed to build just about anything in WordPress. You'll discover how to use WordPress as a CMS to power full-fledged websites, photo galleries, forums, eCommerce sites, and much more. You get step-by-step instructions on developing model sites from the ground up and for developing plugins that let you take WordPress to the next level.
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Updated to reflect the latest changes to WordPress 3.3 and featuring stunning new examples of some of the most innovative WordPress sites on the web. Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, 3rd Edition is the ultimate guide to pushing WordPress to the limit.
For a person who is just starting out with WordPress, this book can be a bit overwhelming.
As other comments have noted, this book has many, many errors in the code and that should be enough to warn anyone off of this book.
John Wiley & Sons is well known for poor editing in technical books and this one is no exception.
Utter garbage! I have never written a review before but I have found this book so thoroughly frustrating that I feel compelled to steer other beginners clear of this. Read morePublished 20 days ago by AGreenSF
If you're new at WordPress plugin development, this book is a great asset. Covers all the bases in a format that's easy to read and follow.Published 2 months ago by -scott
Im getting alot out of this book. I really like the content and the structure the book is writtin in.Published 12 months ago by Kindlelover1
I was looking for a book to give me a deeper look at the developmental side of building wordpress sites from scratch. This was just what I needed. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Leanne Clute
If you are looking for a beginners Wordpress book, I would look elsewhere. The author goes on the presumption you have HTML, CSS and PHP experience and isn't shy about jumping... Read morePublished 20 months ago by B. Schwarzenbek
This 3 rd edition is well
But if you following TDH,
Smashing WordPress Themes: Making WordPress Beautiful, this book is super top with 3 themes... Read more
I have often thought myself a glutton for punishment. Anyone who has just begun figuring out Word Press, might agree that it's more than a little daunting. Read morePublished 22 months ago by J.E. Ocean
Great book from start to finish, ordered perfectly and leads in easily for somewhat "beginners" to wordpress. Read morePublished 23 months ago by golferguy
This book is a great introduction into the more advanced workings of WordPress. This is perfect for the person that wants to make WordPress more than just a blog. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Josh