WordPress All-in-One For Dummies

WordPress All-in-One For Dummies

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Language: English

Pages: 840

ISBN: 1118383346

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Top WordPress guide, now fully updated for the latest WordPress release!

This updated new edition comprises one of the largest collections of practical intermediate to advanced information on WordPress. Fully updated for the latest WordPress release, this in-depth book covers it all, from setting up your software to publishing your site, using SEO and social media, developing and using plug-ins, running multiple sites with WordPress, and more. Veteran author Lisa Sabin-Wilson is a top authority on WordPress, and she and her co-authors pack this book with essential and easy-to-follow tips, techniques, and advice.

  • Presents straightforward and easy-to-understand intermediate to advanced coverage of the WordPress, the most popular blog software in use today
  • Features eight minibooks that cover what you need to know in depth, including WordPress basics, setting up the software, exploring the dashboard, publishing your site with WordPress, using SEO and social media, customizing the look of your site, using plug-ins, and running multiple sites with WordPress
  • Covers the very latest release of WordPress

Get up to speed on WordPress with WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, and turn your hobby into a business!

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