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Hey I just bought a server and domain and really want to make a portfolio like site, any good recommendations for wordpress books please
Master Wordpress using our step-by-step visual approach (over 250 screenshots). Updated 5th June 2017. Now also includes a comprehensive index.
Building a beautiful, professional looking Wordpress website, is no longer the domain of computer geeks. Wordpress makes it possible for anyone to create and run a website that looks great on any device - PC, Mac, tablet and phone, for hobby or business.
The primary goal of this book is to take anyone, even an absolute beginner, from zero to Wordpress "guru" in a few short hours. I'll hold your hand, step-by-step, all the way. You get to watch over my shoulder as we explore the Wordpress Dashboard.
Inside this book, veteran Wordpress expert Andy Williams will start at the very beginning. You'll learn:
You'll also be shown how to install and configure a few plugins to:
Most people learn better when they can actually see what they are reading about, so one thing this book isn't, is shy about screenshots. There are over 250 of them, showing you exactly what you will see on your screen, and prompting you to take specific actions as you learn and master Wordpress. You may have heard that Wordpress has a steep learning curve. With this book, you won't even notice it. Each chapter ends with a "Tasks to Complete" section. By completing these tasks, you'll not only become proficient with Wordpress, you'll become confident at using Wordpress. By the end of the book, you'll be building great looking, professional Wordpress websites that look fantastic on any device.. And you'll enjoy doing it!
This visual step-by-step guide to mastering Wordpress is extremely 'user-friendly'. It took me one afternoon to read. It has a nice sized clear and readable font with clear screenshots on each page to help you navigate your way around Wordpress. Great for absolute beginners like me to gain confidence and proficiency in knowing how to navigate the Wordpress dashboard and build professional sites. It teaches you everything you could possibly need and want to know to make the initial start and then build on that foundation
It seems as though the world revolves around websites and blogs these days, and with WordPress For Dummies, 7th Edition you can join the fun! This easy-to-read book is packed with the information you need to navigate the world of WordPress, and all of the content is updated to keep you up to speed with the latest updates. The insight this resource offers will equip you to take on the art of blogging or running a website with confidence. Whether you're new to the blogging community or you're looking to maximize your website by extending your use of WordPress features, WordPress For Dummies, 7th Edition is a book you need on your shelf.
With state-of-the-art features, WordPress offers effective user support, and the flexibility to merge your creative ideas with more traditional blogging conventions, WordPress has become the go-to resource for bloggers who want to be noticed. Of course, succeeding in the crowded blogging space requires more than simply starting a blog; a working knowledge of your blogging platform goes a long way in creating a successful site. By understanding the platform upon which you're building your blog, you can take advantage of the features and capabilities that will ultimately help your voice be heard.
WordPress For Dummies, 7th Edition is the all-inclusive guide you need to start—and maintain—a WordPress site.
Excellent book. I'm using it currently to set up a Wordpress blog. It guides you through from beginning to end in an easy to understand method. Alongside that it gives you all the info to make a highly functional, professional site or a personal blog. If you're going to build a Wordpress site for the first time, or want to spruce up an existing one then buy this book to get the most out of the fantastically powerful Wordpress software.