Create Dynamic Blogs and Websites using New WordPress Book

Friday, June 12, 2009 | News | WordPress

WordPress 2.7 Complete is a new book from Packt that will introduce users to the rich and powerful features of WordPress, and get them started with a state-of-the-art blog as quickly as possible. Written by April Hodge Silver, this book will help users to customize and market their blog using WordPress as a CMS.

WordPress is an Open Source blog engine released under the GNU general public license. It allows users to easily create dynamic blogs with great content and many outstanding features. It is an ideal tool for developing blogs and though it is chiefly used for blogging, it can also be used as a complete CMS with very little effort. Its versatility and ease of use has attracted a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users.

Developers will be introduced to the main aspects of a blog – users, communities, posts, comments, news feeds – and learn how to manage them using WordPress. They will learn how to upgrade from older installations, and personalize and control the content of their website using feature-rich widgets and plug-ins.  In addition to this, users will manage the look and feel of their WordPress website with customized themes and templates.

This book teaches readers how to manage and handle a mutli-user blog, including a detailed outline of the roles and capabilities included in WordPress. Additionally, it covers, from start to finish, how to create a non-blog website using WordPress. It includes discussion of designing  a theme, getting set up, creating custom pages that display post content in non-blog ways, customizing the homepage to contain dynamic content, and creating a news page.

This book is a guide to WordPress for both beginners and those who are slightly more advanced. Developers interested in creating a blog in a straightforward manner or customizing and expanding the capabilities of a WordPress website will find this book useful. The book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-2-7-complete-2nd-edition/book  

WordPress 2.7 Complete
    Create your own complete blog or web site from scratch with WordPress;

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-2-7-complete-2nd-edition/book


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