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WordPress In Depth

A book by Bud E. Smith

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Take Wordpress to the next level

  • Jun 17, 2010
WordPress is extremely popular for good reason. It offers the best combination of features and power with ease of use. Blogger is simpler to use but it's easy to want more than it can give. Other content management systems like Drupal are very powerful but very complicated. WordPress hits that 'baby bear' - just right spot for the majority of people. But Wordpress is actually two products.

[...] is a hosted site, like [...]. It does offer more, lots more but isn't fully customizable. The host your own version of WordPress from [...] uses the same software but offers thousands of possible themes and plugins to expand its powers.

WordPress in Depth starts out with detailed instructions for setting up a site on [...]. It's the single best source of information for that format. The last third of the book offers tips for getting a decent self-installed WordPress site. If you're just starting out and want to understand the WordPress ecology and get a blog up and running, this is a good reference.

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review by . May 21, 2010
WordPress, yes. In depth, not at my end of the pool.    Sidebar--I don't own any of Que's books besides this one (I think). I find the page layout distracting--what's the value of the blue bars down the side of the page? Wasted ink, IMO. Actually, the more I thumb through the book as I consider this review, the bluer the content gets. I'm old. It's hard to read. Legibility matters.    Beginners will find this book very useful. Suspect that people doing their …
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Advice and techniques that you need to get the job done.


Looking for ways to streamline your work so you can focus on maximizing your time? In Depth provides specific, tested, and proven solutions to the problems you run into every day–things other books ignore or oversimplify. This is the one book that you can rely on to answer the questions you have now and will have in the future.


In Depth offers

  • Comprehensive coverage with detailed solutions
  • Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere
  • Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out
  • Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own
  • Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style
  • Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings


In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time!


Includes coverage on blog creation, widgets, plug-ins, themes, SEO, the WordPress.com platform, and WordPress.org software


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ISBN-10: 0789742756
ISBN-13: 978-0789742759
Author: Bud E. Smith
Genre: Computers & Internet
Publisher: Que
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