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WordPress for Web Developers

An Introduction for Web Professionals

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  2. Stephanie Leary
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  3. Stephanie Leary
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  4. Stephanie Leary
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  5. Stephanie Leary
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  16. Stephanie Leary
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  17. Stephanie Leary
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  18. Back Matter
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About this book


WordPress for Web Developers is a complete guide for web designers and developers who want to begin building and administering sites with WordPress. This book is an update of Beginning WordPress 3, freshened and clarified for web developers who want to make the most of WordPress. You'll start by learning WordPress basics, including how to publish content, add media, and manage users.  

Then you'll dig deeper into your WordPress server administration, including domain mapping, security, and importing and migrating. The book then steps up a gear with an introduction to developing for WordPress, perfect for developers and designers with some PHP experience, who want to learn to create custom themes and plugins.

WordPress is the most popular open source blogging and content management system in the world. Its flexible, user-friendly system can be extended with thousands of freely available themes and plugins. This book will teach you how to make the most of WordPress’s built-in features, how to find the right themes and plugins for your projects, and how to build your own custom features. You'll learn to:


    About the authors

    Stephanie Leary has been building sites with WordPress since 2004, and has always used WordPress for more than just blogs. She worked at Texas A&M University for over ten years, where she established accessibility and web standards and pioneered the use of blogging software (first Movable Type, then WordPress) as full content management systems for departments websites. Stephanie is now a full-time freelance WordPress developer. She is a frequent speaker at higher education conferences, WordPress Meetups, and WordCamps. In between conferences, she can be found giving concise WordPress tips on Twitter.

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