Choosing the Right WordPress Book for you

Are you struggling to decide what WordPress book is right for you? This page will help you choose.

So what is it that you want from WordPress?

Scroll down and the answers will become apparent...

 

Learn all about Wordpress...

1. What do you know?
Nothing or little about WordPress.

What do you want to do?
To create my own blog or website in a simple and straightforward manner.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3 Complete. This a comprehensive step-by-step tutorial packed with screenshots and examples for easy and quick pickup.

2. What do you know?
A basic knowledge of PHP/XHTML/CSS/WordPress.

What do you want to do?
To get more out of the WordPress site.

WordPress 3 Cookbook. This book contains step-by-step instructions to achieve a particular goal or solve a particular problem in Wordpress. There are plenty of screenshots and explained practical tasks to make comprehension quick and easy.
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Start internet marketing...

What do you know?
Basic knowledge of either hosted or self-hosted WordPress blogs. No prior marketing experience.

What do you want to do?
To get more visitors, better visitors, and to convert more of them into paying customers.

Then choose this...

Internet Marketing with WordPress. This book will enhance knowledge with marked quizzes, interaction with your WordPress marketing community, and fun and exciting extras such as challenges and competitions.
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Change how things looks...

What do you know?
I am used to working with the common industry-standard tools like PhotoShop and Dreamweaver or other popular graphic, HTML, and text editors with no server-side scripting or programming experience.

What do you want to do?
To create powerful and professional themes for my WordPress website.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3.2 Theme Design: Beginner's Guide. A Beginner's Guide packed with clear step-by-step instructions to create powerful and professional themes for your WordPress website.
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Establish a successful blog for my company...

What do you know?
Basic operation of Wordpress

What do you want to do?
Make your business blog stand out from the crowd. Learn about the features that help to promote and make your blog easier to find, easier to read, and create a better relationship with your customers.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3 For Business Bloggers. This book is for anybody running or starting a business blog using WordPress. Whether you plan to use your blog for PR and marketing, or want to profit directly from blogging, this book offers you everything you need.
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Program Wordpress...

What do you know?
Basic knowledge of PHP and HTML and functional knowledge of how WordPress works.

What do you want to do?
Develop custom plug-ins, learn more about what can be done to Wordpress code base to increase Wordpress's flexibility.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3 Plugin Development Essentials. This book will provide an easy to understand, step-by-step approach to building your own WordPress plugins from scratch. We will construct a variety of plugins from the group up, demonstrating how to tap into a number of WordPress’ development aspects, as well as how to prepare and release your plugin(s) to the public.
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Secure Wordpress...

What do you know?
Little or nothing about web security. Basics of Wordpress.

What do you want to do?
To secure my wordpress site.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security. This is a comprehensive essential guide to WordPress security written in a light style, which converts learning a really serious topic to an enjoyable read. It is packed with copy-paste solutions to security to suit all levels of security know-how.
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Get your site to top of the search engines...

What do you know?
Basics of WordPress and nothing about search engine optimization.

What do you want to do?
To sell products or services or to get my WordPress site to the top of the search engines.

Then choose this...

WordPress 3 Search Engine Optimization. This is a practical, hands-on book based around sound SEO techniques specifically applied to WordPress.
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