WordPress: The Missing Manual, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Whether you’re a budding blogger or seasoned web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites—once you know how to tap into its impressive features. The latest edition of this jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress 5.0’s themes, widgets, and plug-ins to build just about any kind of site.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Setting up WordPress. Configure WordPress on your web host or get it running on your home computer.
  • Create your site. Get hands-on instructions for building all types of websites, from blogs to business sites with ecommerce features.
  • Mix in multimedia. Add picture galleries, slideshows, video clips, music players, and podcasts.
  • Add features. Select from thousands of plug-ins to enhance your site’s capabilities, from contact forms to a basic shopping cart.
  • Build a truly unique site. Customize a WordPress theme to create a site that looks exactly the way you want.
  • Attract an audience. Use SEO, site statistics, and social sharing to reach more people.
  • Stay safe. Use backup and staging tools to protect your content and avoid catastrophe.

Product Information

  • Title: WordPress: The Missing Manual, 3rd Edition
  • Author(s): Matthew MacDonald
  • Release date: November 2020
  • Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781492074151