Chapter 5. Taking Posts Further

Doing More with Posts

Many WordPress blogs get about as far as we’ve described in previous chapters: A user signs on, sets up their blog, and starts posting. Some visitors come and occasional comments are made, but the blog doesn’t develop much further.

Such blogs continue for as long as the blog owner maintains interest, which often isn’t all that long. This low level of engagement is true for many WordPress.com blogs and even sometimes for WordPress.org users, despite the fact that they invest more effort in setting up their blog.

This book exists for those who want to go further, to understand more about how a blog works, and to do more with their blog. This chapter is the beginning of taking ...

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