PacktLib: WordPress 3.7 Complete: Third Edition

WordPress 3.7 Complete Third Edition

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

www.packtpub.com

Preface

Introducing WordPress

Getting into WordPress

Understanding the common terms

Choosing WordPress – the reason why

Getting to know the WordPress family

Digging into WordPress – the features

Getting familiar with the new feature list since 3.0

Learning more with the online WordPress resources

Staying updated through WordPress news

Understanding the Codex

Getting support from other users

Using theme and plugin directories

Summary

Getting Started

Building your WordPress website – start here

Using WordPress.com

The WP Admin panel

Getting a Gravatar

Summary

Creating Blog Content

WP Admin conventions

Posting on your blog

Discussion on your blog – comments

Adding and managing categories

Summary

Pages, Menus, Media Library, and More

Pages

Menus

Header

Advanced site customization

Links

Media library

Importing/exporting your content

Summary

Plugins and Widgets

Breaking down plugins – what are they?

Why to use plugins

Where to get plugins

Finding new plugins

Installing a plugin – the how-to

The must-have pack of plugins

Widgets

Summary

Choosing and Installing Themes

Finding themes

Some not-design-related theme basics

Installing and changing themes

Summary

Developing Your Own Theme

Setting up your design

Converting your build into a theme

Creating templates within your theme

Making your theme widget friendly

Enabling a menu in your theme

Creating a child theme

Sharing your theme

Summary

Feeds, Podcasting, and Offline Blogging

Feed basics

Your built-in WordPress feeds

Adding feed links

Podcasting

Offline blogging tools

Summary

Developing Plugins and Widgets

Plugins

Widgets

Shortcodes

Summary

Community Blogging

Concerns for a multiauthor blog

User roles and abilities

Managing users

User management plugins

Creating a multisite website

Summary

Creating a Non-blog Website Part One – The Basics

The must-do tasks

Static websites

Corporate or business websites

E-commerce stores

Summary

Creating a Non-blog Website Part Two – Community Websites and Custom Content Elements

Membership websites

Video and photo blogs

Social networks

Introducing custom post types

Summary

Index