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WordPress for Web Developers

An Introduction for Web Professionals

Authors: Leary, Stephanie

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  • WordPress for Web Developers is a complete guide for web designers and developers who want to begin building sites with WordPress. You'll learn how to publish content, add media, manage users, and keep your site secure. Developers with a little PHP experience can learn to create custom themes and plugins.

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About this book

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:

     

    About the authors

    Stephanie Leary has been building sites with WordPress since 2004, and has always used WordPress for more than just blogs. She worked at Texas A&M University for over ten years, where she established accessibility and web standards and pioneered the use of blogging software (first Movable Type, then WordPress) as full content management systems for departments websites. Stephanie is now a full-time freelance WordPress developer. She is a frequent speaker at higher education conferences, WordPress Meetups, and WordCamps. In between conferences, she can be found giving concise WordPress tips on Twitter.

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    Buy this book

    eBook $29.99
    price for USA
    • ISBN 978-1-4302-5867-4
    • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
    • Included format: PDF, EPUB
    • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
    • Download immediately after purchase
    Softcover $39.99
    price for USA
    • ISBN 978-1-4302-5866-7
    • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
    • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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    Bibliographic Information

    Bibliographic Information
    Book Title
    WordPress for Web Developers
    Book Subtitle
    An Introduction for Web Professionals
    Authors
    Copyright
    2013
    Publisher
    Apress
    Copyright Holder
    Stephanie Leary
    eBook ISBN
    978-1-4302-5867-4
    DOI
    10.1007/978-1-4302-5867-4
    Softcover ISBN
    978-1-4302-5866-7
    Edition Number
    2
    Number of Pages
    XXI, 368
    Number of Illustrations and Tables
    213 b/w illustrations
    Topics