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WordPress : Pushing the Limits.

Author/Creator:
McCollin, Rachel.
Publication:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (458 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Pushing the Limits Ser.
Pushing the Limits Ser.
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Blogs.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Take WordPress beyond its comfort zone As the most popular open source blogging tool, WordPress is being used to power increasingly advanced sites, pushing it beyond its original purpose. In this unique book, the authors share their experiences and advice for working effectively with clients, manage a project team, develop with WordPress for larger projects, and push WordPress beyond its limits so that clients have the customized site they need in order to succeed in a competitive marketplace. Explains that there is more than one approach to a WordPress challenge and shows you how to choose the one that is best for you, your client, and your team Walks you through hosting and developing environments, theme building, and contingency planning Addresses working with HTML, PHP, JavaScript, and CSS WordPress: Pushing the Limits encourages you to benefit from the experiences of seasoned WordPress programmers so that your client's site can succeed.
Contents:
Intro
About the Author
About the Technical Editor
Acknowledgements
Contents
Introduction
Who This Book Is For
What This Book Covers
How This Book Is Structured
What You Need to Use This Book
WordPress Documentation
Source Code
Part I: Professional WordPress Development
Chapter 1: WordPress As a Professional Web Development Tool
What It Means to Be a Professional WordPress Developer
Giving Something Back to the WordPress Community
The Potential for Professional WordPress Development
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 2: Kicking Off a WordPress Project
Setting Up Development Hosting and Domains
Content Planning and Structure
Writing a Technical Brief
Configuring WordPress for the Team and the Client
Further Resources
Part II: Content and Administration
Chapter 3: Content Organization and Relationships
Rationalizing Your Content
Examining How WordPress Stores Content
Building Custom Post Types
Adding Extra Data to Content
Adding Media to Content
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 4: Customizing the WordPress Admin
When to Customize the WordPress Admin
WordPress Roles and Capabilities
Creating Admin Screens
Content and Editing
Sanitizing Data
Further Resources
Part III: Practicalities of Developing and Hosting WordPress Sites
Chapter 5: Development and Hosting Environments
Creating a Robust Development Environment
Creating a Client Approval Site
Migrating a Site for Launch
Hosting Options for Clients
Further Resources
Chapter 6: Avoiding and Dealing with Disaster
What Could Go Wrong and the Consequences
Avoiding Problems
Planning for the Future
When Disaster Strikes
Summary
Further Resources
Part IV: Pushing the Limits: The Best Tools for Site Development.
Chapter 7: Theme Building: Frameworks, Standalone Themes, or Child Themes?
Theme-Building Principles
Building Themes from Scratch
Customizing an Existing Theme
Using Child Themes
Developing with Theme Frameworks
Theme Building for Networks
BuddyPress and Beyond
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 8: Conditional Display: Functions, Template Files, and Styling
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 9: Custom Functionality in Theme Functions and Plugins
Theme Functions vs. Plugins
Working with the Theme Functions File
Building Functionality into a Plugin
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 10: Making Your Site Soar: HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
Choosing Your Approach
Optimizing Your Code
Practical Applications
Further Resources
Chapter 11: Device Compatibility: Responsive and Mobile Development
WordPress As a Responsive Platform: Trends and Advances
Developing a Responsive Theme Using CSS
Conditional Content for Devices
Mobile-Only Themes
Summary
Further Resources
Chapter 12: Releasing Your Code to the Public
Sharing Your Code
Filling a Gap in the Market
Releasing Your Code on wordpress.org
Maintenance and Support
Selling Premium Themes and Plugins
Preparing for Translation
Summary
Further Resources
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Allbut, Jonny.
Other format:
Print version: McCollin, Rachel WordPress
ISBN:
9781118597156
9781118597194
OCLC:
854680785