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Web Designer's Guide to WordPress: Plan, Theme, Build, Launch

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Web Designer's Guide to WordPress: Plan, Theme, Build, Launch

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Pages: 288
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-83281-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-83281-8

Legions of web designers and developers are choosing WordPress for building sites. That's because it's powerful, reliable, flexible, scalable—and more. This book is your complete guide to mastering WordPress theme development, covering everything from installation to leveraging the community and resources to improve your WordPress skills for years to come. You'll learn how to:

  • Install WordPress and work on a development server
  • Create site plans and content architecture
  • Develop basic through advanced WordPress themes
  • Maintain responsive design integrity
  • Implement the right plugins
  • Convert an already-built website to a WordPress-powered theme
  • Get involved with the WordPress community

With detailed explanations, real-life examples, and step-by-step tutorials, you'll find everything you need to build and deploy WordPress-powered websites with no prior server-side or WordPress development experience.


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WordPress Theming Basics

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Table of Contents

Introducing WordPress Users and User Admins
Creating Your First Theme
Building on Core Functionality
Your First WordPress Website
Special Considerations for Responsive Web Design
Putting a WordPress website live
The Future of WordPress Web Design

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In Chapter 5, page 62, in the "Steps in Theme Development" section, the url "http://wbgwp.com/downloads" should be "http://wdgwp.com/downloads"

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