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Ready...set...blog! With WordPress and this book, it's almost that easy. WordPress pro Lisa Sabin-Wilson walks you through setting up WordPress, choosing and installing themes for personal or business blogs, migrating an existing blog from another platform, dodging spam, picking plugins, and even using WordPress as a CMS to create a full website.
Start here — discover the benefits of WordPress, how to start a blog and post content, and why you should join the WordPress community
To host or not to host — compare the hosted WordPress.com solution to the WordPress.org version you host with your domain name and web server
You can do this — set up either type of blog, work with the Dashboard, and create a profile
Make your blog blossom — add photos and video, use plugins to add versatility, and get creative with themes
Branch out — find out how WordPress can power a website and run multiple sites
Visit the companion website at www.dummies.com/go/wordpressfordummies to find free, original WordPress themes designed by Lisa Sabin-Wilson, complete with instructions for downloading and using them.
Open the book and find:
Ideas for organizing your blog
Ways to make your blog appealing to visitors
Advice on choosing a web hosting service
How to register a domain
All about arranging and using the Dashboard
What you should know about using themes
How to host multiple sites with WordPress
Ten great plugins that add functionality
Set up a hosted or self-hosted WordPress blog
Take advantage of all the new WordPress features and upgrades
Install, activate, and manage plugins and experiment with themes
Migrate an existing blog to WordPress
The reason I give this three stars is that I haven't used it. When I was signing up for the class, it was one of the required books. But we never used it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Web Shopping Guy
The "Dummies' series of books are not really for Dummies. They are very informative and good books for beginners on that particular subject.Published 6 months ago by Bryan Scott Johnston
This product arrived on time and was everything I wanted. Great book!Published 8 months ago by T. J. Wendt
All of Lisa Sabin-Wilson's WordPress Dummies books are excellent and will help beginners understand some aspects of the WordPress experience. Read morePublished 13 months ago by nealumphred
Oh, this did not help at all with the blog I was trying to establish!!!!! No, no. I felt totally ill-equipped to do the WordPress process.s..and, in fact, gave up. sorry. Read morePublished 15 months ago by B. J. G.
Wonderful product. I have a library of "Dummy" books accumulated for the last couple of decades. This product was delivered as promised. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Diane Frazier