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WordPress is an increasingly popular open-source content management system that exists in either a self-hosted or hosted version and allows you to build and maintain a feature-rich website. This unique book-and-video package serves as a friendly, self-paced learning experience on the capabilities and newest features of the self-hosted version of WordPress (though much of it also applies to the hosted version). Veteran author George Plumley teaches you how to customize and extend WordPress in a number of ways in order to make it do exactly what you need. The valuable lessons featured in the book focus on everyday tasks and are supplemented on the instructional video to enhance your learning experience.
WordPress 24-Hour Trainer, Second Edition:
Demonstrates how to enter new content, create new pages, and make content search-engine friendly
Details techniques for breaking up large amounts of text, writing a post, and creating a sub page
Explores plugins that help you connect your site to social media, make your site mobile friendly, and more
Addresses creating and managing menus and displaying links
Explains how to find files in the media library
Walks you through running multiple websites from a single installation
Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think. Written by programmers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
On the DVD
Don't just learn—do!
The lessons within the book are accompanied by an instructional demonstration on the DVD.
You'll learn to:
Plan what you need to do before starting your site
Enter your content and publish it
Upload images, video, documents, and more
Navigate through various types of content
Deal with links, comments, RSS feeds, social networks, and multiple users
Work with themes
Optimize your site
Make sure your software is up to date
Add functionality with plugins
Yuck .. Wordpress upgrades so many times that this trainer quickly get old.Published 6 days ago by E. Gelb
This book lays out step-by-step using real examples provided on the DVD of how to build a CMS web site using WordPress.Published 18 months ago by John Richer
great book on using WordPress. Easy to follow maunal with easy to follow directions. This is a great manual for the bfginner and a great refference book for othersPublished on November 13, 2013 by Sabu
Even though it's a bit dated, the information is presented well and it's very easy to read. Worth purchasing for future ref.Published on October 20, 2013 by Melissa
This book has proven to be filled with much useful information. It has provided me with a solid foundation of how WordPress works.Published on August 24, 2013 by Maine
In his 2 star review one reviewer says that this training kit is outdated.
If that is so then the price on this kit should be lowered.
Its a lot to take in. I had to put the book down. Much easier to just get online and do it.Published on July 16, 2013 by sabsha
I'm a newbie and so can't speak to the value of the information, but I can say that it is easy to understand the methods and concepts described and it is written very much in the... Read morePublished on June 29, 2013 by Scott E Cadenasso