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WordPress by Michael McCallister, Bud E. Smith

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A. WordPress.com Versus WordPress.org

Choosing the Right WordPress for You

Books like this one are about how: how to do all the many things you might want to accomplish with a new tool. They’re called how-to books for a reason.

Because this book is an In Depth book, though, we also include a fair amount of the why: why you might want to take on the extra work to add a capability to your blog, for instance, or why you might want to pay for an upgrade (for WordPress.com users) or an extra-cost theme or plug-in (for WordPress.org users).

It’s easy to choose WordPress as your blogging platform. It’s the most widely used, most capable, best-supported blogging platform out there.

After you choose WordPress, though, you face a potentially difficult ...

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