WordPress 5 Complete - Seventh Edition

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By Karol Król
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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. Nowadays, 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. Here, in the seventh edition of the book, we are going to show you how to build great looking and functional websites using WordPress. The new version of WordPress – 5.0 – comes with a few important changes, and we tell you all about how to use them effectively. From crafting content pages using the block editor, and customizing the design of your site, through to making sure it's secure, we go through it all. The book starts by introducing WordPress and teaching you how to set it up. You are then shown how to create a blog site, start writing content, and even use plugins and themes to customize the design of the site and add some unique elements to set it apart. If you want to get more in-depth, we also show you how to get started creating your own themes and plugins. Finally, we teach you how to use WordPress for building non-blog websites. By the end of the book, you will be sufficiently skilled to design high-quality websites and will be fully familiar with the ins and outs of WordPress.
Publication date:
February 2019

About the Author
  • Karol Król

    Karol Król is a WordPress developer, professional blogger, and writer. He has been building expertise in WordPress ever since his early years at the Silesian University of Technology (Poland), where he graduated with an MSc in computer science. Early in his career, he worked as a freelance website developer for several years. Later on, he decided to shift his interest toward 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 including About, MarketingProfs, SmashingMagazine, Adobe, CodeinWP, NIO, and many more..

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