Release on 2015-01-06 | by Brad Williams,David Damstra,Hal Stern
Design and Development
Author: Brad Williams,David Damstra,Hal Stern
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
The highest rated WordPress development and design book on themarket is back with an all new third edition. Professional WordPress is the only WordPress booktargeted to developers, with advanced content that exploits thefull functionality of the most popular CMS in the world. Fullyupdated to align with WordPress 4.1, this edition has updatedexamples with all new screenshots, and full exploration ofadditional tasks made possible by the latest tools and features.You will gain insight into real projects that currently useWordPress as an application framework, as well as the basic usageand functionality of the system from a developer's perspective. Thebook's key features include detailed information and real-worldexamples that illustrate the concepts and techniques at work, pluscode downloads and examples accessible through the companionwebsite. Written by practicing WordPress developers, the content ofthis edition focuses on real world application of WordPressconcepts that extend beyond the current WordPress version. WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhancethe typography of everyday writing, and has grown to be the largestself-hosted website platform in the world. This book helps you useWordPress efficiently, effectively, and professionally, with newideas and expert perspectives on full system exploitation. Get up to speed on the new features in WordPress 4.1 Learn cutting edge uses of WordPress, including real-worldprojects Discover how to migrate existing websites to WordPress Understand current best practices and tools in WordPressdevelopment WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant,well-architected personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL,and has evolved to be used as a full content management systemthrough thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes. ProfessionalWordPress is the essential developer's guide to thismultifunctional system.
Release on 2020-06-10 | by Brad Williams,Justin Tadlock,John James Jacoby
Author: Brad Williams,Justin Tadlock,John James Jacoby
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Pro WordPress Theme Development is your comprehensive guide to creating advanced WordPress themes. Designed for for professional web designers and developers who are comfortable with PHP and WordPress, this book teaches you every aspect of professional theme development. You will learn how to build themes from scratch, how to monetize the themes you create, and how to capitalize on this by creating advanced themes for your clients or selling premium themes. This book builds on your current knowledge of PHP and web development to create a WordPress theme from scratch. It uses a real-world theme example that you can build, to demonstrate each feature in a practical way. It shows you how to take control of WordPress with custom posts types and taxonomies, and covers anatomy and hierarchy, use of the loop, hooks, short codes, plug-ins and much more. WordPress is one of the most successful open-source blogging and content management systems available, and theme development has become a major part of the WordPress ecosystem. Start working with WordPress themes like a pro today with Pro WordPress Theme Development. What you’ll learn How to create a WordPress theme from scratch How to use the WordPress system to your advantage to create amazing advanced functionality How to earn money through selling your custom themes How to take control of WordPress as a content management system with custom posts types and taxonomies How you should secure your WordPress theme to give peace of mind to your user Who this book is for Pro WordPress Theme Development is for web designers and developers who want to start creating their own themes and get the most out of them. This book is for web professionals who are familiar with PHP and WordPress, and have used both before, but want to go from editing themes to creating their own custom themes. Pro WordPress Theme Development is perfect for developers who want to create themes from scratch with advanced features, capitalize on the large WordPress community, and monetize their new found skills. Table of Contents Getting Started Theme Anatomy and Template Hierarchy Content Options and The Loop Using Custom Post Types Creating Custom Taxonomies and Fields Customize with Hooks and Short Codes Theme Options Users, Roles, and Permissions Plugins - When The Time is Right Security and Performance Distributing Your WordPress Theme Extending your WordPress Theme Plugin Development WordPress Multisite
Create Flexible, Powerful, and Professional Themes for Your WordPress Blogs and Websites
Author: Tessa Blakeley Silver
Pubpsher: Packt Publishing Ltd
"It's easy to create powerful and professional themes for your WordPress web site when you've got this book to hand. It provides clear, step-by-step instructions to create a robust and flexible WordPress theme, along with best practices for theme development. It will take you through the ins and outs of creating sophisticated professional themes for the WordPress personal publishing platform. It reviews the best practices from development tools and setting up your WordPress sandbox, through design tips and suggestions, to setting up your theme's template structure, coding markup, testing and debugging, to taking it live. The last three chapters are dedicated to additional tips, tricks, and various cookbook recipes for adding popular site enhancements to your WordPress theme designs using third-party plugins"--Resource description p.
Learn how to build a beautiful and feature-rich website or blog with WordPress all on your own. About This Book Learn how to build a WordPress site quickly and effectively, and how to create content that's optimized for publication on the web. Learn the basics of working with WordPress themes and plugins, and even create your own. Beginner-friendly layout and advice you can apply from day 1. Packed with screenshots and examples. Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to create a functional website, without having to hire a developer or a designer. The best thing about WordPress—the open source software that we're going to be using—is that it has a minimal learning curve and that everyone can master it quickly. No specific website building experience is required. Having said that, this book will also appeal to everyone who wants to get a bit more in-depth with WordPress development and start working on their own plugins and themes. What You Will Learn What WordPress is, where to get it, and how to launch your website quickly using it. How to publish your first content (a blog post or article). What the most important sub-pages of a quality website are, and how to create them in WordPress. How to upload multimedia content such as images, audio, and video. How to install and work with plugins and widgets. Where to find quality themes and how to install them. How to develop your own WordPress plugins and themes. In Detail WordPress Complete, Sixth Edition is a practical guide for everyone who wants to start their journey as an online publisher, website owner, or even a website developer. It takes you step-by-step through the process of planning out and building your site, and offers loads of screenshots and examples along the way. It's also a beginner's guide to theme and plugin development. This book begins with the basics of WordPress, followed by the different components that you as a developer will need to use to work swiftly and efficiently. The book starts by introducing WordPress to new readers in this field. You are then shown how to set it up, implement a blog, and use plug-ins and widgets. You'll use themes to make any website look and feel better and more original. You also learn how to create your own themes and perform testing to ensure your website is bug-free. You will also acquire some idea of how to use WordPress for non-blog-like websites. By the end of the book, you will feel confident enough to design high-quality websites and will be familiar with the ins and outs of WordPress. Style and approach This is a step-by-step tutorial, where we show you how you build a professional-grade website from the ground up, adding more and more complex features as we move on.
A Beginner's Guide packed with clear step-by-step instructions to create powerful and professional themes for your WordPress website This book targets WordPress users and visual designers who are used to working with the common industry-standard tools like PhotoShop and Dreamweaver or other popular graphic, HTML, and text editors. No server-side scripting or programming experience is required.
How to develop powerful mobile Web sites using popular content management systems (CMS) Mobile is the hottest thing going—and developing content for mobile devices and browsers is even hotter than that. This book is your guide to it all—how to design, build, and deploy sites, blogs and services that will work brilliantly for mobile users. You’ll learn about the state-of-the-art of mobile web development, the tools available to use, and the best practices for creating compelling mobile user interfaces. Then, using the most popular content management systems, WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal, you’ll learn how to building world-class mobile web sites from existing platforms and content.. The book walks you through each platform, including how to use third-party plug-ins and themes, explains the strategies for writing your own logic, how to switch between mobile and desktop, and much more. Provides a technical review of the mobile landscape and acquaints you with a range of mobile devices and networks Covers topics common to all platforms, including site topologies, switching between mobile and desktop, common user interface patterns, and more Walks you through each content management platform—WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal—first focusing on standard plug-ins and themes and then exploring advanced techniques for writing your own themes or logic Explains the best practices for testing, deploying, and integrating a mobile web site Also explores analytics, m-commerce, and SEO techniques for mobile Get ahead of the the mobile web development curve with this professional and in-depth reference guide!
Responsive Web Design and Development Basics for Beginners
Author: Jacob Lett
Pubpsher: Bootstrap Creative
Want to improve the design of your website or web application without having to write CSS styles from scratch? Learning HTML and CSS is a lot more challenging than it used to be. Responsive web design adds more layers of complexity to design and develop websites. In this book you will become familiar with the new cards component, setting up the new flexbox grid layout, customizing the look and feel, how to follow the mobile-first development workflow, and more! Web designer and developer Jacob Lett has built 100+ websites and WordPress themes. Let him show you exactly how to build responsive layouts that look great in every browser and device. He shares what you can't learn from the official documentation... the process of actually building a full layout. This book is focused on the workflow and does not duplicate what you can already find in the official documentation. This book will show you how to reference the documentation and use it effectively in your projects. BONUS: Includes a link to download a free cheat sheets bundle and a 1 hour training video.Who is this for?You're an absolute beginner and want to become a web developer.You learned HTML and CSS 5-10 years ago but are new to responsive web design basics.You have used Bootstrap before but want to learn new techniques and workflow.What will I learn?Learn what responsive web design is, the history behind it, and how the Bootstrap 4 frontend framework makes it easier to implement.Learn the web design process and workflow necessary to make a responsive website and application with Bootstrap 4.Learn what's new in Bootstrap 4 with a deep focus on CSS3 Flexbox, Cards, and the responsive grid layout.What will I build?Responsive Marketing Homepage - Topics covered: responsive images, image cards, parallax background images, Google fonts, carousel cross-fade, and vertical centered text.Bootstrap Admin Dashboard - Topics covered: 100% height sidebar, card deck, FontAwesome icons, responsive charts and tables, and custom navigation tree menu.How is this training unique?Learn by doing as you build two professional responsive layouts examples step-by-step.Focused on the workflow vs duplicating what you can find in the official documentation. This book will show you how to reference the documentation and use it effectively in your projects.Uses hyperlinks to point to code demos, snippets, videos, and external resources.What do I need?Some experience with HTML and CSS is helpful but not necessary.Does not require knowing Sass, command line, or Photoshop.A computer with Google Chrome.A text editor like Atom and an internet connection. You want to build a beautiful website or user interface that works on all major browsers. Let Jacob show you how step by step. If you like detailed step by step guides, plenty of examples, and printable cheat sheets, then you’ll love Jacob Lett’s approach at how he creates responsive layouts using Bootstrap 4. Buy the Bootstrap 4 Quick Start today and start building responsive layouts in less time and with less effort!