Back in the day, when you wanted to launch a new website, you either had to learn web programming yourself or hire a professional who would take care of the whole process for you. Those times are long gone due to WordPress and the great opportunities it brings. With WordPress, anyone can build an optimized site with the least amount of effort possible and then make it available to the world in no time. WordPress is a flexible and powerful tool that's ideal for creating both blog and non-blog websites. You can customize the features, incorporate your own design, and even write your own plugins with ease. Its versatility and ease of use have attracted a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users.
"WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is a practical guide for anyone who wants to start their journey as a web developer. This WordPress book takes you through a step-by-step process of planning out and then building your site.
"WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" will take you through the complete process of building a fully functional WordPress site from scratch.
You will learn how to create your first blog post, what the difference between posts and pages is, and how to use multimedia files to accompany your content and make it more attractive. Next, you will find out what plugins and themes are and how to use them effectively.
"With WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" , you will learn all the ins and outs of WordPress and using it for publishing content on the Web. It provides easy-to-apply advice with tons of screenshots and actionable examples.
"WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is a comprehensive and step-by-step tutorial packed with screenshots and examples to make it easy and quick to pick it up.
Who this book is for
This WordPress book is a guide to WordPress for online publishers and web developers. If you are new to blogging and want to create your own blog or website from scratch, then "WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition" is for you. No prior knowledge of HTML/CSS or PHP is required.
About the Author
Karol Król is a WordPress developer, PHP programming specialist, and professional blogger and writer. He has been building his expertise in WordPress ever since his early years at the Silesian University of Technology (Poland), where he graduated with a Masters degree in Computer Science. Early in his career, he worked as a freelance website developer, and then launched a web design business together with a close friend. Later on, he decided to shift his interest towards popularizing WordPress as the perfect solution for all web-based projects and devoted his time to growing his writing career. To this day, his articles have been featured on websites such as About.com, Lifehack.org, ProBlogger.net, Freelance Switch, Quick Sprout, Six Revisions, and many more. Currently, his main two projects are providing online business advice for normal people through his main website: (http://newinternetorder.com/), and taking an active part in the Writers in Charge project (http://www.writersincharge.com/), teaching other writers how to take charge of their writing careers.
Karol spends most of his spare time making music, practicing Capoeira, cooking, and drinking wine.
Aaron Hodge Silver
Aaron Hodge Silver has been designing and developing new websites from scratch since 1999, just before his graduation from Columbia University. Early in his career, he worked for several web companies and startups, including DoubleClick and About.com. Since 2004, he has been self-employed through his company Springthistle Design and has worked with a staggering variety of companies, non-profits, and individuals to realize their website dreams. In his professional work, Aaron's focus is always on usability, efficiency, flexibility, clean design, and client happiness. WordPress is the best solution for many of Springthistle's clients, though Aaron also develops custom web applications using PHP and MySQL. Aaron was the author of the two previous editions of this book! You can find more about Aaron's professional work at http://springthistle.com.
In his free time, Aaron enjoys developing recipes in the kitchen, being active outdoors, and spending quality time with his family (both human and non human members).