Head First WordPress
Whether you’re promoting your business or writing about your travel adventures, Head First WordPress will teach you not only how to make your blog look unique and attention-grabbing, but also how to dig into the more complex features of WordPress to make your website work well, too.

You’ll learn how to move beyond the standard WordPress look and feel by customizing your blog with your own URL, templates, plugin functionality, and more. As you learn, you’ll be working with real WordPress files: The book’s website provides pre-fab WordPress themes to download and work with as you follow along with the text. more »
Beginning WordPress 3
One of the most popular open source blogging and content management systems, Wordpress lets you create a website to promote yourself or your business quickly and easily - and better yet, it's free. WordPress is a flexible, user-friendly system, and it can be extended with a variety of themes and plugins.

Beginning WordPress 3 is a complete guide for the beginning developer who wants to start using WordPress. You'll learn how to publish and manage online content, add media, create widgets and plugins, and much more. more »
jQuery For Dummies
jQuery is free, open source software that allows you to extend and customize Joomla!, Drupal, AJAX, and WordPress via plug-ins. Assuming no previous programming experience, Lynn Beighley takes you through the basics of jQuery from the very start.

You'll discover how the jQuery library separates itself from other JavaScript libraries through its ease of use, compactness, and friendliness if you're a beginner programmer.

Written in the easy-to-understand style of the For Dummies brand, this book demonstrates how you can add unique and exciting interactivity to a Web site or WordPress blog, including photo browsers, menus, tab-based navigation, sliding sidepanels, slideshows, transition effects, fade effects, Twitter feeds, and much, much more! more »
WordPress For Dummies, 2nd Edition
The bestselling guide to WordPress, fully updated to help you get your blog going! Millions of bloggers rely on WordPress, the popular, free blogging platform. This guide covers all the features and improvements in the most up-to-date version of WordPress. Whether you are switching to WordPress from another blogging platform or just starting your first blog, you'll find the advice in this friendly guide gets you up to speed on both the free-hosted WordPress.com version and WordPress.org, which requires the purchase of web hosting services, and figure out which version is best for you. You'll be able to take full advantage of the flexibility and usability of WordPress. more »
WordPress All-in-One For Dummies
A convenient how-to guide for maximizing your WordPress experience.

WordPress is a state-of-the-art blog publishing platform with nearly ten million active installations. Eight minibooks provide you with expanded coverage of the most important topics to the WordPress community, such as WordPress basics, theme designs, plug-in development, social media integration, SEO, customization, and running multiple sites. Veteran author Lisa Sabin-Wilson leads an authoritative team of authors who offer their unique knowledge and skillset while sharing invaluable advice for maximizing your site's potential and visitor experience. more »
WordPress 24-Hour Trainer
WordPress is today's most popular open source blog publishing application, but its powerful features, simple interface, and easy expansion make it a great content management system for all types of web sites. This unique book-and-video package provides you with beginner-friendly tutorials for building and maintaining a WordPress web site. You'll discover how to customize WordPress to meet your needs and you'll see how critical - and simple - it is to expand and update content in order to make your site as effective as possible. more »
WordPress: The Missing Manual
Whether you're a budding blogger or web development professional, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites - if you know how to tap its impressive features. This jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress and its themes, plug-ins, and widgets to build just about any website you can imagine, from a classy blog to a basic e-commerce site. more »
Professional WordPress Plugin Development
As one of the most popular open source content management systems available today, WordPress boasts a framework that allows you to easily customize and extend it through plugins. This comprehensive book shows you how plugins work, reviews the tools and APIs in WordPress, and demonstrates how to extend the functionality of WordPress with plugins. The trio of authors provides a practical, solutions-based approach along with a collection of timely examples and plenty of code, all aimed at clearly explaining how to create a plugin file, work with users, integrate widgets, add menus and submenus, secure your plugins, and more. You will quickly come to understand how to develop custom plugins so that you can take WordPress to the next corporate and enterprise level. more »
The WordPress Anthology
The WordPress Anthology puts you in the driver's seat of this powerful & flexible open-source CMS, offering an extensive array of solutions for your projects. Jam-packed with proven tips & techniques for web developers, you'll discover how to effectively use WordPress to better meet your needs. In short, it'll make the world's most versatile CMS work for you! more »
Social Media for Wordpress
Discover the fundamentals, misconceptions and basic implementations of social media as well as WordPress features to drive more site engagement. Create group forums using bbPress and BuddyPress, while automatically publishing WordPress posts to Twitter using RSS feeds. Incorporate memberships and make category-specific content restrictions applicable only to non-members. Implement Google Analytics to tracking your social media efforts and learn how to automatically email analytical reports. Easily maintain your site by automatically backing up your site and publishing posts via email. Automatically post tweets, so you can spend more time on genuine dialogues and less time on producing relevant tweets. Produce QR codes for your print collateral so you can improve the accessibility of the relationships you've built online. more »