Design robust and professional WordPress Themes using Packt's new book

December 2009 | Open Source, WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 2.8 Theme Design a new book that helps WordPress users create functional unique themes covering the latest WordPress features. Written by Tessa Blakeley Silver, this book provides users with expert guidance on designing a robust theme for one of the most popular, open-source blog systems available for the Web today!

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 primarily 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.

This book teaches users to debug and validate their theme using the W3C's XHTML and CSS validation tools. Furthermore, themers will learn to implement the custom, dynamic drop-down Suckerfish menus into their themes and also to place Flash content into the theme as part of their theme's design, using a variety of embed methods, most notably the jQuery Flash plugin.

WordPress 2.8 Theme Design provides users with design tips and suggestions and helps the users setup their theme's template structure, coding markup, testing and debugging and also taking it live on their website. This book includes a reference guide to WordPress 2.8 template hierarchy, markup, styles and template tags, thereby giving users  complete control over the websites designing and branding.

WordPress users, Themers and  Visual Designers having basic knowledge of PhotoShop and Dreamweaver, HTML, or text editors will find this book an enjoyable and beneficial read. For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/wordpress-2-8-theme-design-2nd-edition/book

WordPress 2.8 Theme Design
Create flexible, powerful, and professional themes for your WordPress blogs and web sites

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/wordpress-2-8-theme-design-2nd-edition/book

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