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WordPress For Dummies, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-38318-6
432 pages
November 2012
This title is out-of-print and not currently available for purchase from this site.
Foreword xiv

Introduction 1

About This Book  1

Conventions Used in This Book  3

What You Are Not to Read  3

Foolish Assumptions  4

How This Book Is Organized  4

Part I: Introducing WordPress  4

Part II: Using the WordPress Hosted Service  5

Part III: Self-Hosting with WordPressorg  5

Part IV: Flexing and Extending WordPress  5

Part V: Customizing WordPress 5

Part VI: The Part of Tens  6

Icons Used in This Book  6

Where to Go from Here  6

Part I: Introducing WordPress 9

Chapter 1: What WordPress Can Do for You 11

Chapter 2: WordPress Blogging Basics     19

Part II: Using the WordPress Hosted Service 31

Chapter 3: Getting Started with WordPress     33

Chapter 4: Writing and Managing Your Blog       59

Chapter 5: Enhancing Your Blog with Themes, Widgets, and Upgrades    97

Part III: Self-Hosting with WordPressorg 119

Chapter 6: Setting Up Blogging Base Camp    121

Chapter 7: Understanding the WordPressorg Dashboard  143

Chapter 8: Establishing Your Blog Routine    187

Part IV: Flexing and Extending WordPress 221

Chapter 9: Media Management: Images, Audio, and Video 223

Chapter 10: Making the Most of WordPress Plugins      241

Chapter 11: Finding and Installing WordPress Themes    265

Part V: Customizing WordPress 277

Chapter 12: Understanding Themes and Templates  279

Chapter 13: Tweaking WordPress Themes         323

Part VI: The Part of Tens 363

Chapter 14: Ten Popular WordPress Plugins 365

Appendix: Upgrading, Backing Up, and Migrating 381

Index 405

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