Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog

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The ultimate guide to using WordPress to make your life easier

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 fully-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 how to utilize and build plugins that let you take WordPress to the next level.
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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

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This second edition of The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is the ideal book for people who can build websites, but are seeking the skills and knowledge to visually enhance their sites.

This book will teach you how to:Understand the process of what makes "good design," from discovery through to implementation Use color effectively, develop color schemes, and create a palette Create pleasing layouts using grids, the rule of thirds, and symmetry Employ textures: lines, points, shapes, volumes, and depth Apply typography to make ordinary designs look great Choose, edit, and position effective imagery
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Professional WordPress: Design and Development

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The highly praised resource returns with updated content, examples, and code downloads

WordPress is the most popular self-hosted open source website software in use today, and the latest version makes it even simpler to operate. Packed with real-world examples for load balancing and multiusers, this esteemed resource replaces some of the more basic material with more advanced content. Every single chapter has been reworked to provide the most current and proper methods for developing and designing in WordPress. Coverage of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and new chapters on custom post types, custom taxonomies, Multisite, and extensions of themes bring the content of this book completely up-to-date and provides you with all you need to deploy successful WordPress sites.Offers an overview of the WordPress system and describes what happens when a WordPress-generated web page is displayedDemonstrates extending WordPress through plugins and customizing it via themesCombines a developer view of user experience and optimization with the deployment requirements for performance, security, and measurementIncludes code downloads and code samples from the book's website
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WordPress For Dummies

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The popular guide to WordPress, fully updated to help you get blogging

Join the millions of bloggers who rely on WordPress, the popular and free blogging platform. This guide covers all the features and improvements in the most up-to-date version of WordPress. Whether you are switching to WordPress from another blogging platform or just starting your first blog, you'll find lots of advice in this friendly guide. With this easy-to-follow book, youll be able to take full advantage of the flexibility and usability of WordPress.WordPress is a state-of-the-art blog platform that emphasizes aesthetics, web standards, and usability Shows what it takes to set up and maintain a blog with WordPress and how to use all the new features Covers the changes and improvements to the latest release of WordPress
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The Mobile Web Designer’s Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide to Trends, Themes and Styles in Mobile Web Design

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Quick inspiration from mobile designers!

Featuring more than 700 examples, Mobile Web Designer's Idea Book is packed with visual inspiration for creating top-notch mobile web designs. Web design expert Patrick McNeil, author of the popular Web Designer's Idea Book series, is back, this time with an in-depth look at trends, styles, themes and patterns in mobile web design.
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WordPress 24-Hour Trainer

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The eagerly anticipated second edition, completely updated for WordPress 3.1

As an open source content management system, WordPress allows users to easily build feature-rich web sites with no programming experience. This unique book-and-video package is a friendly, self-paced beginners guide to the latest release of WordPress. Lessons are focused on practical, everyday tasks that users will need to create and maintain their sites: entering new content, creating new pages, managing menus, making content search-engine friendly. Plus you'll find lots of tips based on years of experience teaching people to use WordPress.
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WordPress For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

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The bestselling WordPress guide, fully updated to cover the 2013 enhancements

WordPress has millions of users, and this popular guide has sold more than 105,000 copies in its previous editions. With the newest releases of WordPress, author and WordPress expert Lisa Sabin-Wilson has completely updated the book to help you use and understand all the latest features. You'll learn about both the hosted WordPress.com version and the more flexible WordPress.org, which requires third-party hosting. Whether you're switching to WordPress from another blogging platform or just beginning to blog, you'll find lots of advice in this friendly guide.WordPress is a state-of-the-art blogging platform that emphasizes aesthetics, web standards, and usabilityThis guide explains how to set up and maintain a blog with either of the two WordPress versions Covers all the changes and improvements in the latest release of WordPress
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Head First Web Design

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Want to know how to make your pages look beautiful, communicate your message effectively, guide visitors through your website with ease, and get everything approved by the accessibility and usability police at the same time? Head First Web Design is your ticket to mastering all of these complex topics, and understanding what's really going on in the world of web design.

Whether you're building a personal blog or a corporate website, there's a lot more to web design than div's and CSS selectors, but what do you really need to know? With this book, you'll learn the secrets of designing effective, user-friendly sites, from customer requirements to hand-drawn storyboards all the way to finished HTML and CSS creations that offer an unforgettable online presence.
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Website Creation Genius: Learn How to Make a Website or Blog From Scratch With WordPress – Step by Step Guide

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Build a Website from scratch using WordPress, Easy? The short answer is yes. The long answer is Yes, WordPress allows you to create business websites, photography websites, personal websites, ecommerce websites and more by using thousands of their website templates.

WordPress makes website design easy, with a couple clicks and a little customization, you can have a beautiful and professional website or blog in under a hour.
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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

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