Smashing WordPress Themes
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 368 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 14 January 2011|
This is the ultimate guide to WordPress Themes - one of the hottest topics on the web today. WordPress is so much more than a blogging platform, and "Smashing WordPress Themes" teaches readers how to make it look any way they like - from a corporate site, to a photography gallery and more. WordPress is one of the hottest tools on the web today and is used by sites including "The New York Times", "Rolling Stone", flickr, CNN, NASA and of course "Smashing Magazine". Beautiful full colour throughout - web designers expect nothing less. "Smashing Magazine" will fully support this book by by promoting it through their website and on twitter feeds.
Table of Contents
About the Author vi Introduction 1 PART I: WHAT ARE WORDPRESS THEMES? 3 Chapter 1: Getting Started with WordPress 5 Chapter 2: Th is Is a Theme 25 Chapter 3: Digging into the Twenty Ten Theme 45 PART II: HACKING A THEME 101 Chapter 4: Using Child Th emes 103 Chapter 5: Choosing a Th eme 123 PART III: BUILDING YOUR OWN THEME 135 Chapter 6: Planning the Th eme 137 Chapter 7: A Semi-Static Theme 149 Chapter 8: A Media Theme 197 Chapter 9: A Magazine Theme 241 PART IV: TAKING THEMES FURTHER 295 Chapter 10: Th e BuddyPress Community 297 Chapter 11: Extending with Plugins 327
About the Author
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a professional Web designer and developer who has created numerous WordPress themes, developed plugins, and put WordPress to good use powering both blogs and big editorial sites. He is the former editor of the Blog Herald, a popular Web site for bloggers and WordPress users.
'Discover the gentle art of hacking WordPress Themes to make them look and work the way you want.' (Web Designer, April 2011). '...definitely a good one for theme development starters'. (Theme.fm, June 2011).
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||23.52 x 18.72 x 2.01 centimeters (0.87 kg)|