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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-38334-6
Paperback
840 pages
May 2013
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Introduction 1

Book I: WordPress Basics 5

Chapter 1: Exploring Basic WordPress Concepts 7

Chapter 2: Exploring the World of Open Source Software 19

Chapter 3: Understanding Development and Release Cycles 29

Chapter 4: Meeting the WordPress Community 37

Chapter 5: Discovering Different Versions of WordPress 49

Book II: Setting Up the WordPress Software 61

Chapter 1: Understanding the System Requirements 63

Chapter 2: Using File Transfer Protocol 73

Chapter 3: Getting to Know PHP and MySQL 87

Chapter 4: Installing WordPress on Your Web Server 97

Chapter 5: Confi guring WordPress for Optimum Security 115

Chapter 6: Upgrading WordPress 133

Chapter 7: Backing Up, Packing Up, and Moving to a New Host 143

Book III: Exploring the WordPress Dashboard 159

Chapter 1: Logging In and Taking a Look Around 161

Chapter 2: Exploring Tools and Settings 177

Chapter 3: Managing Users and Multiple Authors 205

Chapter 4: Dealing with Comments and Spam 217

Chapter 5: Creating Categories and Tags 229

Book IV: Publishing Your Site with WordPress 241

Chapter 1: Writing Your First Post 243

Chapter 2: Creating a Static Page 259

Chapter 3: Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries 267

Chapter 4: Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging 279

Chapter 5: Working with Custom Fields 287

Chapter 6: Using WordPress as a Content Management System 301

Book V: Examining SEO and Social Media 323

Chapter 1: Exposing Your Content 325

Chapter 2: Creating a Social Media Listening Hub 345

Chapter 3: Understanding Analytics 357

Chapter 4: Search Engine Optimization 373

Chapter 5: Exploring Popular SEO Plugins 391

Book VI: Customizing the Look of Your Site 401

Chapter 1: Examining the Default Theme: Twenty Twelve 403

Chapter 2: Finding and Installing WordPress Themes 423

Chapter 3: Exploring the Anatomy of a Theme 437

Chapter 4: Customizing Your Theme 467

Chapter 5: Understanding Parent and Child Themes 487

Chapter 6: Digging into Advanced Theme Development 503

Chapter 7: Using Theme Frameworks to Simplify Customization 549

Book VII: Using and Developing Plugins 563

Chapter 1: Introducing WordPress Plugins 565

Chapter 2: Installing and Managing Plugins 583

Chapter 3: Confi guring and Using Plugins 597

Chapter 4: Modifying Existing Plugin Code 617

Chapter 5: Creating Simple Plugins from Scratch 625

Chapter 6: Exploring Plugin Development Best Practices 675

Chapter 7: Plugin Tips and Tricks 689

Book VIII: Running Multiple Sites with WordPress 707

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Multiple Sites 709

Chapter 2: Setting Up and Confi guring Network Features 717

Chapter 3: Becoming a Network Admin 725

Chapter 4: Management of Users and Access Control 745

Chapter 5: Using Network Plugins and Themes 755

Chapter 6: Using Multiple Domains within Your Network 771

Index 787

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