Chapter 1. Preparing for WordPress Development

If you are holding this book in your hands now, you are probably aware—in one way or the other—of the tremendous success WordPress platform has seen over the past few years. It has become the most widespread blogging and publishing platform in the world today.

When I first installed WordPress, I was still looking around for a platform to start my personal site and also for an opportunity to do more online development work.

After seeing the simple installation procedure (which takes just a few minutes), I realized that the guys behind WordPress are on to something big. It has indeed proven to be so, and as the days passed by, I have enjoyed every aspect of WordPress—publishing, social, ...

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