eBook WordPress for Web Developers, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430258675
  • ISBN-13: 9781430258674
  • DDC: 005.276
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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WordPress for Web Developers is a complete guide for web designers and developers who want to begin building and administering sites with WordPress. This book is an update of Beginning WordPress 3, freshened and clarified for web developers who want to make the most of WordPress. You’ll start by learning WordPress basics, including how to publish content, add media, and manage users.   Then you’ll dig deeper into your WordPress server administration, including domain mapping, security, and importing and migrating. The book then steps up a gear with an introduction to developing for WordPress, perfect for developers and designers with some PHP experience, who want to learn to create custom themes and plugins. WordPress is the most popular open source blogging and content management system in the world. Its flexible, user-friendly system can be extended with thousands of freely available themes and plugins. This book will teach you how to make the most of WordPress’s built-in features, how to find the right themes and plugins for your projects, and how to build your own custom features. You’ll learn to:  

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Author.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started.
3: Installing and Upgrading WordPress.
4: Dashboard and Settings.
5: Working with Content.
6: Working with Themes.
7: Working with Plugins.
8: Working with Users.
9: Setting up Multisite Networks.
10: Performance and Security.
11: Importing Content and Migrating Sites.
12: Beginning Theme and Plugin Development.
13: Creating a Theme.
14: Creating Plugins.
15: Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and Fields.
Recommended Plugins.
Community Resources.