Smashing WordPress Themes: Making WordPress Beautiful

Overview

The ultimate guide to WordPress Themes - one of the hottest topics on the web today

  • WordPress is so much more than a blogging platform, and Smashing WordPress Themes teaches readers how to make it look any way they like - from a corporate site, to a photography gallery and more
  • WordPress is one of the hottest tools on the web today and is used by sites including The New York...
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Overview

The ultimate guide to WordPress Themes - one of the hottest topics on the web today

  • WordPress is so much more than a blogging platform, and Smashing WordPress Themes teaches readers how to make it look any way they like - from a corporate site, to a photography gallery and more
  • WordPress is one of the hottest tools on the web today and is used by sites including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, flickr, CNN, NASA and of course Smashing Magazine
  • Beautiful full colour throughout - web designers expect nothing less
  • Smashing Magazine will fully support this book by by promoting it through their website and on twitter feeds
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470669907
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Series: Smashing Magazine Book Series , #2
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 701,134
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Thord Daniel Hedengren is a professional Web designer and developer who has created numerous WordPress themes, developed plugins, and put WordPress to good use powering both blogs and big editorial sites. He is the former editor of the Blog Herald, a popular Web site for bloggers and WordPress users.

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Table of Contents

About the Author vi

Introduction 1

PART I: WHAT ARE WORDPRESS THEMES? 3

Chapter 1: Getting Started with WordPress 5

Chapter 2: Th is Is a Theme 25

Chapter 3: Digging into the Twenty Ten Theme 45

PART II: HACKING A THEME 101

Chapter 4: Using Child Th emes 103

Chapter 5: Choosing a Th eme 123

PART III: BUILDING YOUR OWN THEME 135

Chapter 6: Planning the Th eme 137

Chapter 7: A Semi-Static Theme 149

Chapter 8: A Media Theme 197

Chapter 9: A Magazine Theme 241

PART IV: TAKING THEMES FURTHER 295

Chapter 10: Th e BuddyPress Community 297

Chapter 11: Extending with Plugins 327

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