The WordPress Anthology
By Mick Olinik & Raena Jackson Armitage
Get under the hood of WordPress and customize it to meet your needs!
The WordPress Anthology puts you in the driver’s seat of this powerful & flexible open-source CMS, offering an extensive array of solutions for your projects. Jam-packed with proven tips & techniques for web developers, you’ll discover how to effectively use WordPress to better meet your needs. In short, it’ll make the world’s most versatile CMS work for you!
What will I learn?
- Conquer the inner mechanics: delve into the nuts and bolts of WordPress and make it work for you, with custom post types, file structuring, the Loop, taxonomies, and more.
- Extend your project’s functionality with plugins, themes, and APIs,
- Adopt Multisite capabilities to host and manage your own centralized network of WordPress websites,
- Learn how to successfully launch and market your projects on a global scale using internationalization, localization, SEO, and goal conversion best practices.
Who should read this book?
This book is aimed at beginner to intermediate-level web developers seeking to work with WordPress on a fundamental level, so as to develop effective websites for clients in the real world. While non-coders will be able to glean some useful information from this book, you should at least have a ground-level knowledge of HTML and PHP to gain the most out of it.
Meet the Authors
Mick Olinik is a partner at Superfast Websites and NinjaDesk Elite Technical Support & Training. As a WordPress expert who specializes in graphic design, WordPress theme skinning, and organic SEO, he’s the go-to web development guru for several of the top internet marketing specialists in the world. Mick is a regular contributor to sitepoint.com.
Raena Jackson Armitage is a web developer, trainer, and content management geek. In 2010, Raena co-authored SitePoint’s Build Your Own Wicked WordPress Themes, and has contributed to the SitePoint blogs and newsletters. When she’s not pushing bytes around the Internet, you’ll find her on her bike, watching Australian Rules football, gaming, or tracking down the perfect all-day breakfast.
“A concise but comprenhensive guide to wordpress development whih any developer who wants to get straight to the point shouldn't miss.”
“Really enjoyed reading and learning from this book. On the first 100 pages it fills up the little knowledge holes you got, and you dive quick (but safe) into the core of getting the most of what's under the hood.”
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