Create powerful custom WordPress themes using Packt's new cookbook

July 2010 | Cookbooks, Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 2.8 Themes Cookbook, a step-by-step guide that helps create powerful WordPress themes and solve theme development problems in a quick and effective way. Written by Nick Ohrn and Lee Jordan, this easy-to-follow cookbook enables developers to take full control over their website's design and branding.

WordPress is an open source blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL which can also be used for content management. First released in May 2003 by Matt Mullenweg as a fork of b2/cafelog, it has many features including a workflow, a plugin architecture as well as a templating system. Used by over 2% of the 10,000 biggest websites, WordPress is the most popular blog software that’s in use today.

WordPress 2.8 Themes Cookbook includes effective recipes that would help developers get started with and create advanced WordPress themes. The book begins with basics and explains the creation of WordPress themes from scratch and later moves on to the process of enhancing templates and adding effects to give the website a rich look. Gradually, the book moves towards exploring topics like managing pages, categories and tags for blogs along with using popular JavaScript libraries to add sophistication.

The book takes readers through the most common problems encountered whilst developing WordPress themes, and provides solutions to these problems in the form of simple recipes. It provides useful and effective tips along with ample screen-shots that help readers enhance their design skills, thereby helping them create attractive blogs and websites.

Developers with working knowledge of the WordPress platform who wish to create powerful themes for their blogs and web sites will find this book a beneficial and interesting read. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/wordpress-2-8-themes-cookbook/book

 


WordPress 2.8 Themes Cookbook
  Over 100 simple but incredibly effective recipes for creating powerful, custom WordPress themes

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-2-8-themes-cookbook/book

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