With this bundle you will master WordPress in no time. Seven fresh eBooks contain Smashing Magazine’s best articles on WordPress, carefully prepared, edited and — of course — without advertising. This eBook bundle really gets your WordPress career started.

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This Smashing eBooks Bundle contains the following 7 eBooks:

WordPress Maintenance: Keeping Your Website Safe And Efficient

This eBook is all about the big and small pitfalls that working with WordPress might possibly bring along. Learn how to overcome them so that you can tap WordPress’ great potential to its fullest. The eBook features valuable advice from seasoned WordPress pros and web security experts to help you avoid the most common security pitfalls. You’ll learn how to patch potential loopholes to prepare your site against hacks, but also how to swiftly put up a recovery plan in case the worst case scenario of an attack should take place. The second part of this eBook focuses on practical tips to make your site as efficient as possible.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • WordPress Security: What You Need To Do To Keep Your Website Safe
  • Proper WordPress Filesystem Permissions And Ownerships
  • Are You Prepared Against A Hack?
  • The Ultimate Guide To Choosing A WordPress Host
  • WordPress Performance Improvements That Can Go Wrong
  • Better Dependency Management In Team-Based WordPress Projects With Composer
  • Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 146
  • Language: English
  • Released: January 2015
  • Publisher: Smashing Magazine GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454099-3
  • ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454030-6
  • ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454031-3

WordPress Useful Tricks and Techniques

As one of the leading forms of content management on the Web, WordPress offers users and developers a lot of options, yet its versatility is often underestimated. These authors will help you understand more of what WordPress is capable of. You'll learn simple tricks for customizing the CMS's default functionality, user access and back-end; as well as more involved techniques for manipulating taxonomies, toolbars and redirection paths. Those of you who really want to tackle WordPress functionality will learn how to test those plugins you've painstakingly created.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Easily Customize WordPress’ Default Functionality
  • How To Customize The WordPress Admin Easily
  • How To Create Custom Taxonomies In WordPress
  • Inside The WordPress Toolbar
  • Limiting The Visibility Of Posts In WordPress Via Usernames
  • Random Redirection In WordPress
  • Writing Unit Tests For WordPress Plugins

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 95
  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-51-9

WordPress Special Features

One of the great aspects of WordPress is its incredible adaptability. Using WordPress to the fullest means finding out about all the special features you can implement on your website. So without further adieu, here is an assortment of useful techniques. Find out more about WordPress's responsive possibilities, such as how to build a responsive theme from the ground up, implementing your theme and customizing images for a responsive site. Also learn how to speed up your site, integrate social-networking capabilities and manage events and author listings.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Create A Responsive, Mobile-First WordPress Theme
  • Do-It-Yourself Caching Methods With WordPress
  • Front-End Author Listing And User Search For WordPress
  • How To Integrate Facebook, Twitter And Google+ In WordPress
  • Manage Events Like A Pro With WordPress
  • Adopting A Responsive WordPress Theme Is More Than Install-And-Go
  • Responsive Images With WordPress’ Featured Images

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 82
  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-52-6

Business Considerations in WordPress Economy

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 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

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 109
  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-53-3

WordPress Essentials

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular Web software among online publishers. But did you know that there are thousands of plugins and techniques available which you can use to extend WordPress well beyond its potential and transform your site into almost anything you can imagine? If you want to find out how to extend the limitations of WordPress, this eBook will help you improve your capabilities, so you can take full advantage of its flexibility.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Building WordPress Themes You Can Sell
  • Developing WordPress Locally With MAMP
  • The Developer’s Guide To Conflict-Free JavaScript And CSS In WordPress
  • Interacting With The WordPress Database
  • How To Create A WordPress Plugin
  • How To Integrate Facebook With WordPress
  • How To Use AJAX In WordPress
  • Better Image Management With WordPress
  • Using HTML5 To Transform WordPress’ TwentyTen Theme

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 157
  • Language: English
  • Released: November 2011
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-16-8

Mastering WordPress

WordPress offers a world of possibilities if you are curious enough to explore them. The most popular blog-publishing platform is not limited by its default configurations. You can improve your website with the innumerable plugins, hooks and custom fields. We've selected only the best articles on how to use extensions for WordPress with an amazing collection of copy-paste coding snippets. They explain advanced methods and techniques which go beyond front-end experience and show how to customize back-end experience.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • The Definitive Guide To WordPress Hooks
  • Custom Fields Hacks For WordPress
  • Power Tips For WordPress Template Developers
  • Advanced Power Tips For WordPress Template Developers
  • Advanced Power Tips for WordPress Template Developers: Reloaded
  • Lessons Learned From Maintaining a WordPress Plugin
  • Ten Things Every WordPress Plugin Developer Should Know
  • Create Perfect Emails For Your WordPress Website
  • Writing WordPress Guides for the Advanced Beginner
  • Advanced Layout Templates In WordPress’ Content Editor

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 166
  • Language: English
  • Released: November 2011
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-18-2

WordPress Tutorials

This eBook “WordPress Tutorials” is filled with detailed techniques which will show you the step-by-step of various enhancement processes on WordPress publishing. Including tabs into the user interface, adding media elements, applying plug-ins and creating custom meta boxes are a few examples of what is expecting you. Why wait until your clients ask what can be done when you can anticipate their expectations and impress them with your know-how?

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • How To Create Tabs On WordPress Settings Pages
  • Create Native Admin Tables In WordPress The Right Way
  • How To Build A Media Site On WordPress (Part 1)
  • How To Build A Media Site On WordPress (Part 2)
  • How To Create Custom Post Meta Boxes In WordPress
  • Getting Started With bbPress
  • WordPress Multisite: Practical Functions And Methods
  • Writing the Perfect WordPress Readme.txt
  • Integrating Amazon S3 with WordPress

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 183
  • Language: English
  • Released: November 2011
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-19-9

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