In This Chapter
Assigning a static page as the front page of your site
Adding a blog to your site
Defining different templates for pages on your site
Building new Sidebar and Footer templates
Customizing styles for sticky, category, and tag posts
Supporting built-in features in a theme
Optimizing your site for search engines
WordPress isn’t simply a blogging platform; it’s also a solution for building your own website. WordPress is a powerful content management system that’s flexible and extensible enough to run an entire website — even without a blog, if you prefer.
A content management system (CMS) is a system used to create and maintain your entire site; it includes tools for publishing and editing as well as for searching ...