WordPress is an economy in its own right. To really understand this, one has to know its history. In this eBook, you can find out about the economy that developed around this revolutionary CMS.
The authors of this eBook will introduce you to WordPress development, show you how to profit from WordPress development and explain how to effectively introduce the end user to WordPress. The goal of this eBook is to help you take advantage of the WordPress economy and make money as a WordPress developer.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Smashing Special: What’s Going On In The WordPress Economy? - Part 1
- Smashing Special: What’s Going On In The WordPress Economy? – Part 2
- How To Become A Top WordPress Developer
- How Commercial Plugin Developers Are Using The WordPress Repository
- Writing Effective Documentation For WordPress End Users
- Secrets Of High-Traffic WordPress Blogs
- Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
- Pages: 109
- Language: English
- Released: March 2013
- Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
Excerpt From Chapter 2
How To Become A Top WordPress Developer — by
By the way, installing WordPress, reading a few tutorials and customizing a few themes does not make someone a top developer. They may call themselves an “Expert”, and that’s fine. They may know more than the average person. But a top developer moves far beyond the basics, and pushes the very boundaries of what is possible. They innovate, contribute to the community, and demonstrate mastery in the work they do. So I want you to be more than an “expert”, I want you to be one of the best.
Excerpt From Chapter 5
Secrets Of High-Traffic WordPress Blogs — by
We all know that WordPress is awesome — but being awesome isn’t always enough. Does it perform well under pressure? Can it deal with traffic from millions of visitors every month? There’s no question that WordPress can be used for your or my blog, but what about multi-author blogs with thousands of comments? How do developers make it scale and perform?
I spoke with the developers behind some of the biggest WordPress blogs on the planet and asked them to tell me their secrets. Now I get to share them with you.