The ultimate guide to WordPress, from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers
As one of the hottest tools on the web today for creating a blog, WordPress has evolved to be much more that just a blogging platform and has been pushed beyond its original purpose. With this new edition of a perennially popular WordPress resource, Smashing Magazine offers you the information you need so you can maximize the potential and power of WordPress. WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the basic blog to show you how to leverage the capabilities of WordPress to power advanced websites.
Addresses new theming options, custom post types, custom headers, menus, background, and more
Explains how to build beautiful and unique WordPress themes and creating amazing navigation
Walks you through building plugins, integrating theme options, creating custom login forms and admin themes, and using the Loop to control content
Zeroes in on building a WordPress project for SEO
Highlights integrating WordPress with the social web
Smashing WordPress, Third Edition teaches you how to make WordPress look any way you like—from a corporate site to a photography gallery and much, much more!