WordPress All In One Dummies

Contents at a Glance
Introduction ………………………………………………………. 1
Book I: WordPress Basics ……………………………………… 9
Chapter 1: Exploring Basic WordPress Concepts ………………………………………………..11
Chapter 2: Exploring the World of Open Source Software …………………………………..23
Chapter 3: Understanding Development and Release Cycles ………………………………33
Chapter 4: Introducing the WordPress Community …………………………………………….41
Chapter 5: Discovering Different Versions of WordPress ……………………………………53
Book II: Setting Up the WordPress Software ……………. 65
Chapter 1: Understanding the System Requirements ………………………………………….67
Chapter 2: Using File Transfer Protocol ………………………………………………………………77
Chapter 3: Introducing PHP and MySQL ……………………………………………………………..89
Chapter 4: Installing WordPress on Your Web Server …………………………………………99
Chapter 5: Confi gurations for Optimum Performance and Security ……………………….115
Chapter 6: Upgrading WordPress ……………………………………………………………………..141
Chapter 7: Backing Up, Packing Up, and Moving to a New Host ………………………..151
Book III: Exploring the WordPress Dashboard …………. 167
Chapter 1: Logging In and Taking a Look Around ……………………………………………..169
Chapter 2: Customizing Your Dashboard ………………………………………………………….183
Chapter 3: Exploring Tools and Settings …………………………………………………………..191
Chapter 4: Managing Users and Multiple Authors ……………………………………………..223
Chapter 5: Dealing with Comments and Spam …………………………………………………..233
Chapter 6: Building Link Lists …………………………………………………………………………..247
Chapter 7: Creating Categories and Tags ………………………………………………………….257
Book IV: Publishing Your Site with WordPress………… 269
Chapter 1: Writing Your First Post ……………………………………………………………………271
Chapter 2: Examining the Difference between Posts and Pages …………………………287
Chapter 3: Uploading and Displaying Photos and Galleries ……………………………….297
Chapter 4: Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging ………………………………………..309
Chapter 5: Working with Custom Fields ……………………………………………………………319
Chapter 6: Using WordPress as a Content Management System ………………………..333

Leave a Comment

Scroll to Top