WordPress For Dummies

Author: Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470195401

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Are you a wannabe blogger? A seasoned pro migrating your blog to WordPress? Looking to do more cool stuff with your existing WordPress blog? Then this fun guide is for you! WordPress for Dummies is a veritable smorgasbord of WordPress information, ideas, tools, resources, and instruction on everything you need to create and maintain your dream blog. Unlike other blog hosts, WordPress gives you the ability to create a blog that is tailored to your own tastes and needs. Sure, the codes, tags, and terminology can seem a little intimidating at first, but WordPress for Dummies breaks it all down to show you just how intuitive, friendly, and extensible the software really is. This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to: Sign up for a free WordPress account Set up and use a hosted blog with WordPress.com Install and set up the WordPress.Org and WordPress.MU software for single- and multi-user versions Find great themes, plugins, and consultants that will help you achieve JUST the kind of blog you want Use tags to work with WordPress templates Combat challenges with comments, trackback spam, and “splogs” Add special technologies to your blog, such as RSS feed, podcasting, vlogging, and photoblogging Find online support, tips, and resources for WordPress software Whether you want to keep family and friends updated on your latest adventures, post pictures of your new puppy, or communicate your passion with millions of readers worldwide, WordPress for Dummies is your passport to creating the kind of blog that will keep your visitors coming back for more!
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WordPress For Dummies eBook Set

Author: Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118605411

Category: Computers

Page: 1313

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Two complete e-books on WordPress for one low price! This unique value-priced e-book set brings together two bestselling For Dummies books in a single e-book file. Including a comprehensive table of contents and the full text of each book, complete with cover, this e-book set gives you in-depth information on designing a website in WordPress as well as using WordPress for blogging. Best of all, you'll pay less than the cost of each book purchased separately. You'll get the complete text of: WordPress For Dummies, which shows you how to Plan and write your blog, manage comments, and handle other basics Decide whether to have your blog hosted or do it yourself Learn to use themes, widgets, and FTP Add images, photo galleries, video and audio files, and more WordPress Web Design For Dummies, which covers Designing a website with WordPress that can accommodate social media, e-commerce, and more Building an effective navigation menu to make your site user-friendly Using plugins to add galleries, social communities, and forums Creating a custom WordPress theme from scratch About the author Lisa Sabin-Wilson is founder and Creative Director of E.Webscapes Design Studio, a web design company specializing in blog design and development with WordPress.
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WordPress Web Design For Dummies

Author: Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111908864X

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Your full-color guide to creating dynamic websites with WordPress Are you familiar with the fundamentals of WordPress, but want to take your skills to the next level? From bestselling author and WordPress expert Lisa Sabin-Wilson, this new edition of WordPress Web Design For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on the latest release of the software and shows you how to use it as a tool to create a customized, compelling, and cost-effective website—without losing your cool. WordPress can be used to create a custom design for your website using complimentary technologies such as graphic design, CSS, HTML coding, PHP programming, and MySQL administration. With the help of this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll discover how to create an effective navigation system, choose the right color palette and fonts, and select different layouts. Plus, you'll find out how to tweak existing website designs with available themes, both free and premium, and gain the confidence to translate your design skills into paid work. Create dynamic, custom websites with the self-hosted version of WordPress Use free themes and enhance them with CSS and HTML Create a responsive design for mobile devices and tablet users Get to grips with the newest release of WordPress Whether you want to use WordPress to spruce up your existing website or create a brand-new one from scratch, this do-it-yourself guide has you covered.
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Podcasting For Dummies

Author: Tee Morris,Evo Terra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471788881

Category: Computers

Page: 360

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Podcasting is like blogging out loud! It gives you a voice—one that can be heard worldwide on computers, iPods, or other MP3 players. You can podcast to boost your business, promote your passion, share your opinions, or just have fun. The point is to say what you want to say to those who want to hear it. With step-by-step explanations, screen shots, and tons of examples, this guide clues you in on recording, producing, and hosting your very own podcast with info on: Finding your voice and your niche, whether you want to talk tech, make your own kinds of music, educate listeners, make people laugh, do soundseeing tours, serialize your novel, or invent a new podcasting genre Getting the bare necessities (if you don’t already have them), including a microphone, recording software, and an audio card Audio editing software such as Audacity, Cakewalk for PCs, GarageBand for musicality, and Audio HiJack Pro for Macs Recording, including understanding dB (decibel levels), capturing or minimizing ambient noise, and more Editing with GarageBand or Audacity, adding bed music, and including intros and outros for a signature finishing touch You want your podcast to be heard. Podcasting For Dummies helps you launch and promote it with info on how to: Downsize your audio files with MP3 compression Change bit rates and sample rates in Audacity and iTunes Create and edit your ID3 tags in Audacity or iTunes Post your show notes using Movable Type or Libsyn Simplify the RSS 2.0 feed by using blogging software or a podcast-hosting company such as Audioblog.com, Podcastamatic, and Feeder Ping for publicity Communicate with your listeners on your blog, through online discussion groups such as Yahoo! Groups or Google Groups, or on online forums Of course, if you want to be a podcatcher (a listener) and subscribe to podcasts, this guide shows you how to do that, too! Complete with a companion podcast—a free weekly audio commentary that will keep you up to speed on the podsphere—this guide helps you get your message heard, loud and clear.
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Getting an IT Help Desk Job For Dummies

Author: Tyler Regas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119018986

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 7153

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Despite economic growth in the U.S., prospects in the job market remain dim. Yet while other industries stagnate, the IT market has continued to expand as technology matures and deepends its roots in business operations. For those seeking a job in IT, the ubiquitous help desk is an excellent starting point in a promising career. This book helps individuals seeking employment as an IT help desk professional understand the industry, develop the necessary skills to obtain the position, secure a job offer, and advance in their careers. Inside you'll find: Understanding the IT Help Desk A Day in the Life of an IT Help Desk Professional Why Starting at the Help Desk is an Awesome Choice The Education & Mindset Feeding Your Inner Nerd Required Post-Education & Certifications Finding the Right Position For You Branding Yourself Creating a Winning Resume & Cover Letter Surviving the Interview/Post-Interview Etiquette and many more helpful tips! Loaded with simple, straightforward advice and packed with valuable insight, Getting an IT Help Desk Job For Dummies is you all-in-one guide to starting your IT career on the right foot!
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YouTube For Dummies

Author: Doug Sahlin,Chris Botello

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051702

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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YouTube For Dummies takes the classic Dummies tact in helping tech novices get a handle on a popular technology that more tech-savvy audiences consider "simple." With so much content on YouTube getting media attention, more first-timers are jumping on the site and they need help. The book also helps the next step audience of users looking to add content to YouTube. Content includes: Watching the Tube - includes getting your PC ready for YouTube viewing, finding video, signing up for an account, and creating favorites. Loading Video to YouTube—covers the nuts and bolts of shooting video, transferring it to a PC, editing it, and sending it up to YouTube. Bringing Along YouTube—covers the various ways you can use YouTube video in places other than on the site. Includes mobile YouTube and adding videos to your MySpace page or another Web site. I Always Wanted To Direct—explores how to use YouTube's directors program to upload longer video, use the site for marketing, or launch your own videoblog.
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Corporate Blogging For Dummies

Author: Douglas Karr,Chantelle Flannery

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470901472

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 5592

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Establish a successful corporate blog to reach your customers Corporate blogs require careful planning and attention to legal and corporate policies in order for them to be productive and effective. This fun, friendly, and practical guide walks you through using blogging as a first line of communication to customers and explains how to protect your company and employees through privacy, disclosure, and moderation policies. Blogging guru Douglas Karr demonstrates how blogs are an ideal way to offer a conversational and approachable relationship with customers. You’ll discover how to prepare, execute, establish, and promote a corporate blogging strategy so that you can reap the rewards that corporate blogging offers. Shares best practices of corporate blogging, including tricks of the trade, what works, and traps to avoid Walks you through preparing a corporate blog, establishing a strategy, promoting that blog, and measuring its success Reviews the legalities involved with a corporate blog, such as disclaimers, terms of service, comment policies, libel and defamation, and more Features examples of successful blogging programs throughout the book Corporate Blogging For Dummies shows you how to establish a corporate blog in a safe, friendly, and successful manner.
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Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies

Author: Kathleen Taylor,Bud E. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118967763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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Provides information on pursuing a career in web development, including the major categories of web development jobs, the necessary skills, how to build a resume and develop a web portfolio, and how to use online job boards.
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Expert Podcasting Practices For Dummies

Author: Tee Morris,Evo Terra,Ryan C. Williams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470259191

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 3996

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If you once dreamed of a broadcasting career, or if you’re passionate about a cause you want to share with the world, podcasting may be just what you’re looking for. But it’s not as simple as picking up a microphone—at least, not if you want great results. So pick up Expert Podcasting Practices For Dummies instead, and discover the secrets of producing professional podcasts! This plain-English guide shows you how to record like a pro, build an audience, and maybe even generate some revenue from your podcasting passion. If you're ready to go live with what you have to say, here's how to create podcasts that appeal to a large audience, sound top-notch, and communicate a message. Find out what equipment you need, how to promote your podcast, and how to: Choose a topic and decide whether to narrow or expand your focus Sort and filter information about your subject matter Set up a recording studio Record with pro-level software and hardware Produce your show with sound effects, music, and appropriate sound balance Create a video podcast Craft a targeted distribution, marketing, and promotional plan Promote your business or a nonprofit group Turn your podcasting hobby into a moneymaking venture by selling ads or products on your podcasts, or by using them to promote your own skills There’s a lot to think about if you’re considering creating podcasts that will stand out and get noticed. With this guide by your side, your star status is much closer. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Amazing Android Apps For Dummies

Author: Daniel A. Begun

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111806142X

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 6362

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Find the Android apps that are right for you so you can have fun and get more done! The popularity of Android apps is exploding and this handy guide helps you sort through the thousands of available applications so you can find the ones that are ideal for you. You'll explore a variety of apps in the areas of entertainment, finance, health, food, music, news, weather, photography, reference, dining out, social networking, sports, travel, and more. Author Daniel Begun helps you navigate through this enormous—and potentially overwhelming—array of Android apps. Holds your hand through the oftentimes overwhelming app selection and shares helpful advice for sorting through the tens of thousands of apps to find the ones that are right for you Helps you uncover which apps are worth the price and what's fabulous for free Provides advice on what apps work best for all your favorite hobbies – from movies to music, sports to social networking, fitness to fun games, and everything in between Amazing Android Apps For Dummies walks you through the process of finding, purchasing, and installing the most appealing apps for your needs.
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