PacktLib: WordPress 3 Complete

WordPress 3 Complete

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introduction to WordPress

What is WordPress?

Why choose WordPress?

Online WordPress resources

Summary

Getting Started

Where to build your WordPress website

The WP Admin panel

Summary

Creating Blog Content

WP Admin conventions

Posting on your blog

Discussion on your blog—comments

Adding and managing categories

Summary

Pages, Plugins, Image Galleries Menus, and More

Pages

Menus

Widgets

Links

Media library

Adding plugins

Adding an image gallery

Making your website mobile-friendly

Summary

Choosing and Installing Themes

Finding themes

Some 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 and Podcasting

Feed basics

Your built-in WordPress feeds

Adding feed links

Podcasting

Summary

Developing Plugins and Widgets

Plugins

Widgets

Shortcodes

Summary

Community Blogging

Concerns for a multiuser blog

Users roles and abilities

Managing users

User management plugins

Creating a multi-site website

Summary

Creating a Non-Blog Website

Our client is a bookstore

The Design

New features covered in this chapter

Introducing the initial theme

Adding plugins

Creating a custom post type: book

Summary

Administrator's Reference

System requirements

The importance of backing up

Upgrading WordPress

Migrating or restoring a WordPress site

Setting file permissions

Troubleshooting

Tips for theme development

Summary