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TITLE: Making Your WordPress Site Awesome: The Intermediate Guide

This book is for: Individuals with limited or no coding experience who want to add the bells and whistles to their WordPress Web site and Instructors who are tasked with teaching intermediate WordPress.

Series: Web Site (Book 2) | Paperback
Publisher: Bita Group (January 1, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0692052518 | ISBN-13: 978-0692052518
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches | Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

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Conventions used to walk you through building an Awesome Site using WordPress: (1) Step-by-step methodology (2) Learning by enhancing a site (3) Using open-source resources (4) Tips around known pitfalls that may hinder progress.

If your goal is to improve the look, layout, and access to the information in your site, learning the lessons of efficiency and affective placement is the best place to start. Because Content Matters, the first chapter will fly with you ‘above the basics’ of category, post, page and user management.

In the engagement strategies section, you will learn best practices of designing content using purposeful site engagement techniques like understanding your audience, defining, setting and implementing your site’s engagement goals.

Creating and maintaining engaging content with the WordPress platform is easier than ever with the use of shortcodes that give you the ability to create an item and reuse it throughout the site. Shortcodes also gives you the ability to make a change to content while the changes flow to every other instance of that content in your site.

Making Your WordPress Site Awesome – The Intermediate Guide stresses the importance of using elements like clean code, keyboard support, text alternatives and style-free options to name a few. All of these elements and more prescribed by leading web groups and consortiums such as The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 are found in this guide.

Having social platform-friendly sites has been spear-headed by the social revolution and has served to integrate WordPress web sites with sharing sites. Using third-party elements to author data, utilizing ads and sharing to integrated web site content is as important as the formulation of current content and sensible navigation.

Using the tenants of User Experience (UX) to display your posts and pages in ways that are easy for your visitors to find and follow are explored in Making Your WordPress Site Awesome – The Intermediate Guide. You will also investigate the importance of visitor interaction as well as learn ways to manage your site’s users, registration and logins to enhance control as a site’s owner

Finally, you will learn specific ways to improve you WordPress web site’s performance. You can easily build in performance by keeping a few elements in mind when designing your site security and others during maintenance.

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TITLE: Building a Website Using WordPress: The Beginner’s Guide

The Building a Website using WordPress – The Beginner’s Guide is a must for anyone searching for a resource that leaves nothing out of  getting through the installation process. It is understood that you are coming to WordPress to build an awesome website with absolutely no coding experience.

Series: The Building Websites Series (Book 1)
Paperback: 278 pages | Publisher: The bITa Group (January 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0692632034 | ISBN-13: 978-0692632031
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches | Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

 

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The Beginner’s Guide is the first in a series that assumes varying levels of comfort with coding (HTML, CSS, and PHP). This guide is the beginners guide and assumes your ability to code for the web is absolutely zero. The Beginner’s Guide walks you through building your WordPress using: step-by-step instructions-screenshots-and tips to get you through the process of building a site you will be proud of. 

In this comprehensive WordPress guide, you will cover:

Getting started with WordPress: 

  • DNS- Domain Name Systems
  • Web Hosts
  • Open Source Software (FTP Client, Source Code Editor, and Website Software)

Installing the WordPress Software:

  • The WordPress Software
  • Understanding the LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP)
  • Local and Remote Files

Under the WordPress Hood:

  • The WordPress Dashboard
  • Settings
  • Posts and Pages
  • Media Library
  • Menus
  • Plugins and Widgets

Maintaining the Site by Taking Care of the:

  • Database
  • Site Files
  • Updates in the WordPress Dashboard

The Building a Website using WordPress – The Beginner’s Guide is what you’ve looking for and the only one you will need to seamlessly guide you through the process of building a website using WordPress.

Short Description

Build a WordPress site with absolutely no coding experience. The Beginner’s Guide offers step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and tips that walk you through the process of building a site you can be proud of. This text is for the absolute beginner!

 

AUTHOR AND EDITOR

Name Role
McClamb, Shere L.H. Author
Reeves, Anna Editor

TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER TWO: DOMAIN NAME SERVICE, DOMAIN NAMES, AND HOSTS
CHAPTER THREE: NAVIGATING THE WORDPRESS COMMUNITY AND RESOURCES
CHAPTER FOUR: INSTALLING WORDPRESS ON A SERVER
CHAPTER FIVE: NAVIGATING WORDPRESS
CHAPTER SIX: CREATING CONTENT
CHAPTER SEVEN: WORKING WITH MEDIA
CHAPTER EIGHT: SITE ORGANIZATION
CHAPTER NINE: EXTENDING WORDPRESS BEHAVIORS
CHAPTER TEN: SITE MAINTENANCE
INDEX