Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog / Edition 3

Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog / Edition 3

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by Thord Daniel Hedengren
     
 

GO BEYOND THE BLOG

WordPress guru Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the blog to give you the tools and know-how needed to build just about anything in WordPress. You'll discover how to use WordPress as a CMS to power full-fledged websites, photo galleries, forums, eCommerce sites, and much more. You get step-by-step instructions on developing

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GO BEYOND THE BLOG

WordPress guru Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the blog to give you the tools and know-how needed to build just about anything in WordPress. You'll discover how to use WordPress as a CMS to power full-fledged websites, photo galleries, forums, eCommerce sites, and much more. You get step-by-step instructions on developing model sites from the ground up and for developing plugins that let you take WordPress to the next level.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Use custom post types and custom taxonomies
  • Add and work with the new custom features
  • Build gorgeous WordPress themes
  • Create custom login forms and admin themes
  • Control content with the loop (and alternatives to the loop)
  • Integrate theme options
  • Develop powerful plugins-including widget functionality-from scratch
  • Build WordPress projects for SEO
  • Integrate WordPress with the social web
  • Create helpful navigation
  • Use conditional control elements

Updated to reflect the latest changes to WordPress 3.3 and featuring stunning new examples of some of the most innovative WordPress sites on the web. Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, 3rd Edition is the ultimate guide to pushing WordPress to the limit.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119942719
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Smashing Magazine Book Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: GETTING STARTED WITH WORDPRESS.

Chapter 1: Anatomy of a WordPress Install.

Chapter 2: The WordPress Syntax.

Chapter 3: The Loop.

PART II: DESIGNING AND DEVELOPING WORDPRESS THEMES.

Chapter 4: WordPress Theme Essentials.

Chapter 5: The Child Theme Concept.

Chapter 6: Advanced Theme Usage.

PART III: USING PLUGINS WITH WORDPRESS.

Chapter 7: Anatomy of a WordPress Plugin.

Chapter 8: Plugins or functions.php?

Chapter 9: Essential WordPress Plugins.

PART IV: ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY.

Chapter 10: WordPress as a CMS.

Chapter 11: Integrating the Social Web.

Chapter 12: Design Trickery.

Chapter 13: Fun with Images.

Chapter 14: Extra Functionality.

Chapter 15: Uncommon WordPress Usage.

Index.

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