Smashing WordPress, 4th Edition

Beyond the Blog

Book Description:

The ultimate guide to using WordPress to make your lifeeasier.

WordPress guru Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the blogto give you the tools and know-how needed to build just aboutanything in WordPress. You’ll discover how to use WordPressas a CMS to power fully-fledged websites, photo galleries, forums,eCommerce sites, and much more. You get step-by step instructionson developing model sites from the ground up and how to utilize andbuild plugins that let you take WordPress to the next level.

You will learn how to:

* Use custom post types and custom taxonomies
* Add and work with custom headers, backgrounds, and more
* Build gorgeous WordPress themes with the latest features
* Create custom login forms and admin themes
* Control content with the loop (and alternatives to theloop)
* Integrate theme options and the theme customizer
* Extend WordPress with widget functionality
* Build WordPress projects for SEO
* Integrate WordPress with the social web
* Create helpful navigation using the navigation menu
* Use conditional control elements
* Get started with your own responsive themes