PacktLib: WordPress 2.7 Complete

WordPress 2.7 Complete

Credits

About the authors

About the reviewers

Preface

Introduction to WordPress

What is a blog?

Common terms

What is WordPress?

Why choose WordPress?

Online WordPress resources

Summary

Getting Started

Where to build your WordPress website

Upgrading WordPress from older installations

The WP Admin panel

Summary

Blogging Your Heart Out

Posting on your blog

Discussion on your blog—comments

Adding and managing categories

Summary

Pages, Images, Plugins, and More

Pages

Links

Media library

Adding an image gallery

Adding plugins

Summary

Choosing and Installing Themes

Finding themes

Factors to consider when choosing a theme

Installing and changing themes

Using widgets

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

Sharing your theme

Summary

Feeds and Podcasting

Feed basics

Your built-in WordPress feeds

Adding feed links

Aggregating feeds

Podcasting

Summary

Developing Plugins and Widgets

Plugins

Widgets

Combining the widget and the plugin

Summary

Community Blogging

Concerns for a multiuser blog

Users roles and abilities

Managing users

Learning more

Useful plugins

Summary

WordPress as a CMS

Designing your theme

Approach—the flexible WP Post

Getting ready

Product pages

The home page

Customizing the news blog

Summary

Administrator's Reference

System requirements

The importance of backing up

A closer look at upgrading WordPress

Migrating or restoring a WordPress site

Setting file permissions

Troubleshooting

Tips for theme development

Summary

Index