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Web Designer’s Guide to WordPress: Plan, Theme, Build, Launch by Jesse Friedman

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1. WordPress

Seven years ago, when I started with WordPress, I thought of it less as a tool and more as a requirement. My client needed a content management system (CMS) and I had grown tired of some of the other popular choices available at that time. Today I encourage my students and colleagues to learn WordPress, and you’ll need to learn it if you want to work with me. That shift in thinking didn’t take seven years; in fact, I fell hard for WordPress shortly after starting with it.

I hope that after you get through this entire book, you’ll see what I see in this powerful CMS. If you’re going to be a WordPress developer, or even a user, it’s important to have a good foundation in its history, terminology, and usage. We’re about to cover a lot ...

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