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Used by millions, WordPress is the world's #1 blogging tool for a reason — it gives you the tools you need to customize your blog and make it truly one of a kind! Whether you're creating a new blog or you just want to get the most out of your current one, WordPress For Dummies, 3rd Edition, is the last word on WordPress.
Blogging basics — choose a platform, create an account, select a theme, configure your settings, publish your thoughts, interact with your followers, slam the door on spam, and archive your posts
Right here, write now — write, revise, and publish posts, and learn about links, tags, and creating categories
Make the most of your posts with media — edit and insert photos and quickly add and organize audio and video
Get interactive — easily insert polls and let readers rate your posts
Widgets & more — tap into text, RSS, and social media widgets, and get plugged in to plugins
Now you're stylin' — customize one of the many WordPress themes with new headers, backgrounds, fonts, and styles
WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org — let WordPress host your blog for free or link WordPress with your domain
Open the book and find:
How to set up a MySQL database
The anatomy of a template tag
Ways to enhance your blog with themes, polls, ratings, and widgets
How to manage multiple blogs and users
Tips for tackling spam with Akismet
Advice on optimizing for search engines
How to use WordPress as a content management system
Ways to style with CSS
Create and maintain a WordPress blog
Use the new features and upgrades in WordPress
Customize your blog with themes and plugins
Apply tags and CSS to create a unique presentation
With technology moving ahead so fast, this book won't help for the future. I used word press for my webpages, but felt like a dummy even more so when I read this book and tried to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Freia B
Lisa doest't seem to know who she is suposed to be writing to. All of her books seem to be directed toward geeks, not nubies. They are definately not for Dummies. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tatanka
When I get around to reading it I'm sure that it will provice all the info this dummie requires.Published 4 months ago by Eric
The book arrived in fine condition and in a reasonable time frame. The content was very helpful to an old guy that grew up in the wrong decade to be knowledgeable and competent in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by R. DeKoker
I needed to get started building WordPress sites, and this book did it for me.
The Dummies books are what I turn to when I need to learn a new piece of software or a new... Read more
WordPress For Dummies, 3rd Edition
price was great....book is new! Will have no problem telling a friend.
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Like many of the "dummies" book it can tend to jump from the easy stuff to some of the more difficult tasks without doing a sufficient job of explaining the What, Where and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by sticks101