A website is essentially a piece of business equipment. If you bought a new copy machine for the office, or a new delivery van, or a security system, you’d have to learn how to use it. The more you know, the better you can plan. Continue Reading Learn How WordPress Works How to Avoid Being the Client From Hell Part 2
During the final discussion section of my most recent MediaBistro WordPress class (October-November 2012), one of my students unintentionally asked me a trick question: “How long did it take you to get good at WordPress?” My first thought, honestly, was “Wait–am I good at WordPress?” Then I realized that she probably didn’t mean Andrew Nacin good, and might even mean “How long did it take not to be a hopeless n00b?” So I asked her to define “good.” Continue Reading How Long Does It Take to Get Good at WordPress?
Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress, 2nd Edition By Janet Majure Indianapolis: John Wiley & Sons, 2012 ISBN: 978-1-118-197-87-5 One of my graphic designer friends raved about the first edition of this book, and I can see why. “Visual” is not an understatement with this series: it includes almost more images than text, and in bright full… Continue Reading Review: Teach Yourself Visually WordPress Second Edition by Janet Majure
Beginning WordPress 3 By Stephanie Leary ISBN-13: 978-1-4302-2895-0 ISBN-10: 1-4302-2895-4 432 pp. Published Jun 2010 Print Book Price: $39.99 eBook Price: $27.99 Amazon Price $28.79 (affiliate link) The title of this book is deceptive, enough so that I handed it to a friend who was making the move from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress because I… Continue Reading Review: Beginning WordPress 3 by Stephanie Leary
If you’re already an experienced user, you won’t get much new from this book, but if you want a quick, effective introduction to WordPress, Sams Teach Yourself WordPress in 10 Minutes is a good choice. Continue Reading Sams Teach Yourself WordPress in 10 Minutes