From the founder of "Il Bloggatore" (one of the most important websites on computer and information technology in Italy), the definitive guide you need to discover the secrets of WordPress and create a successful blog. An exciting journey that will allow you to know everything about WordPress and the wonderful world of blogging. 15 chapters (over 200 pages) with containing detailed information to fully enter into the world of blogs! With WordPress from "A" to "W," you will be able to: - create your blog now, using a solid CMS like WordPress - discover the strengths of WordPress and configure it to get your successful blog - gain appreciation of users and improve your online presence - make money with your blog Clearly written and well organized, this edition is designed to meet the needs of everyone, from novice bloggers to most experienced webmasters! More info: http://www.travagliante.com
The book's accompanying Interactive learning environment on siteprebuilder.com gives you an online place to enhance and extend your practical experience through exercises, consolidate your learning and theoretical knowledge with marked quizzes, interaction with your WordPress marketing community, and fun and exciting extras such as challenges and competitions. This book is for people already using WordPress, who want more visitors, better visitors, and to convert more of them into paying customers. No prior marketing experience is required, although a basic understanding of either hosted or self-hosted WordPress blogs is assumed.
* Content management, blogging, and online forums are among the most significant online trends today, and Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress are three of the most popular open source applications facilitating these tasks. * The authors have played active roles in project development and community support (Mike Little is actually a Wordpress project co-founder). * Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress are based on the PHP language and MySQL database server, ensuring the widest possible audience.
With the ever-increasing need to view websites on mobile devices, websites have to be adaptable to thousands of different screen resolutions. In Responsive Design with WordPress, expert web developer Joe Casabona teaches you how to leverage WordPress to get the most out of responsive design, implement best practices, automate important processes, and make your life easier overall. You’ll start with a refresher on the core functionality of WordPress, then dive into developing responsive themes and plugins. Find out what to consider at the outset of the design process to save hours of work during redesigns. Learn up-to-date best practices for determining breakpoints, accessibility, and preventing website bloat for better user experience no matter the user’s connection speed. Finally, you’ll apply the principles you learn to specific tutorials, such as building a photo gallery, map page, and products page. • Learn when to rely on themes and when it’s best to use plugins. • Apply your responsive CSS to a WordPress theme. • Learn various navigation techniques, such as Jump to with • smooth scrolling or Select box. • Use popular responsive techniques, like picturefill.js, to make images respond to different screen resolutions and connection speeds. • Explore frameworks, including Bootstrap and Foundation. • Download dozens of code samples to help implement responsive design techniques, and test yourself with end-of-chapter quizzes.
Your New Home on the Internet is Waiting Once upon a time, if you owned a local bakery, you didn’t need a website. Now every bakery, car wash, dentist’s office, and nail salon has a website—and they need one in order to survive. If you already understand your primary business, then your hard work is done. WordPress for Small Business will show you the rest. With step-by-step instructions and full-color screenshots, WordPress for Small Business helps you understand the WordPress options that are best for you, and shows you how to quickly build a dynamic web site that will improve your business. • Step-by-step instructions with full-color screenshots • Real-life examples of WordPress success stories • Quiz to find out what type of WordPress site you need • A guide to the principles of modern website architecture • Pro tips for SEO, e-commerce, themes, widgets, and plugins WordPress for Small Business gives you everything you need to expand your business online.
The bestselling guide to WordPress, fully updated to help you get your blog going! Millions of bloggers rely on WordPress, the popular, free blogging platform. This guide covers all the features and improvements in the most up-to-date version of WordPress. Whether you are switching to WordPress from another blogging platform or just starting your first blog, you'll find the advice in this friendly guide gets you up to speed on both the free-hosted WordPress.com version and WordPress.org, which requires the purchase of web hosting services, and figure out which version is best for you. You'll be able to take full advantage of the flexibility and usability of WordPress. WordPress is a state-of-the-art blog platform that emphasizes aesthetics, web standards, and usability Previous editions of this guide have sold more than 85,000 copies, and interest in blogging continues to explode Illustrates how to set up and maintain a blog with WordPress and how to use all the new features Covers both the free-hosted WordPress.com version and WordPress.org, which requires users to purchase web hosting services Written by an expert who works directly with developers and the cofounder of WordPress This guide helps bloggers quickly and easily take advantage of everything this popular blogging tool has to offer.
The ultimate guide to using WordPress to make your life easier This newest edition from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers presents you with nothing less than the latest and greatest on everything that WordPress has to offer. As one of the hottest tools on the web today for creating a blog, WordPress has evolved to be much more than just a blogging platform and has been pushed beyond its original purpose. With this new edition of a perennially popular WordPress resource, Smashing Magazine offers.
Are you hoping to build your business – grow your audience - using blogging? Have you considered blogging as a method of connecting with the existing audience of a small business? Technical trainer Barb Drozdowich has been blogging since 2010. She has grown her 3 primary blogs to host thousands of visitors each day. She understands how to build an audience and how to build a business using blogging. She supports her family using money earned from her blogs. One of the best ways to connect with an audience and grow an audience is through the use of a blog. A blog can provide entertainment or provide education. A blog can show that you are the “go-to” person for information in your niche. Do you feel uncertain about the technology or what to blog about? How to Build your Business with Blogging is aimed at a beginner to intermediate audience. Barb teaches not only how to set up a blog, but how to turn it into a money-making tool of communication with your audience. She brings several decades of teaching experience and common everyday language to what many see as a complicated subject. In this book you’ll discover: How blogging can help to build and improve communication with an audience How to create powerful topics to blog about that generate shareable content and grow your audience How to create optimized blog posts that will get people talking How to maintain, protect & backup your content to keep your site safe for years to come How to monetize a blog and how to understand the actions of your audience Through a series of short & easy to follow chapters, How to Build Your Business with Blogging helps you choose the right platform, understand the technical aspects & get started today. If you like an easy-to-understand book that cuts through the technobabble that exists in many tech manuals, this book is for you! Pick up this great deal today & start blogging right away!
Explores the variety of ways libraries are implementing WordPress as a CMS, from simple "out-of-the-box" websites to large sites with many custom features. Emphasizing a library-specific perspective, the authors analyze the software's strengths and weaknesses, spotlighting its advantages over other existing web publishing platforms as well as discussing the limitations libraries have encountered. This useful book shows how scores of libraries have used WordPress to create library websites that are both user friendly and easy to maintain.
If you have ever wanted to start a business or even if you are in business already, the Internet really opens up the opportunities. But .... you need to know what the opportunities are, you need to know where you can find simple and easy to use tools that are often free or very low cost and finally, you need to know the techniques that the experts use. This book guides you through a whole range of opportunities to help you build a brilliant business even if you don't have a website. Linda started her first online business in 1996 and has been building it ever since, she explains what she has done over the years, what works and what doesn't. It is full of easy to follow and really useful information.