Build Your Website in an Hour
Updated and revised Fall 2015
And then customize it with themes and plugins. WordPress is user-friendly - just like this book. If you want to build a site in 60 minutes or less, WordPress makes it easy and this book shows you how.
*Note: This book was originally published under the title WordPress Your way. It has been revised, updated and expanded to better reflect the most current versions of WordPress and newly available Themes and Plugins.
User-Friendly & Geek-Free
Unless you love coding, there's no reason to build your website on any platform other than WordPress. WordPress is free, it's easy to use, it's highly customizable, and your site can be up-and-running within an hour - without knowing a single thing about coding. (Yeah!)
Written using non-technical terms and language, this guide will walk you through a typical WordPress installation then jump off into how you can use WordPress' built-in features and functions to quickly customize it to your niche, hobby or business using Themes and Plugins.
What You'll Learn
how to install WordPresshow to change layouts (themes)how to set up your RSS feedwhere to find free WordPress themeshow to search for niche-specific themeshow to set up Google Analyticsphoto apps for adding images to WordPress postshow to choose the best categoriesWordPress apps for iOShow to use WordPress tagshow to use Pages and Postshow to upload, edit and add imageshow to use widgetshow to safeguard against hackershow to create a unique faviconhow to setup a gravatarhow to build a custom menufree plugins that extend functionality how to increase reader participation
Your Guide to Behind-the-Scenes Tweaks
With thousands of free themes and plugins for WordPress you can easily customize your site so that it reflects your niche and your goals. With this guide you can choose the best settings, the must-have plugins, the customizable features, and the "do it your way" look and feel that makes the site uniquely yours.
Build a professional-looking, highly customizable website in 60 minutes or less. It really is that easy.