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Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog (Smashing Magazine Book Series) 2

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

Smashing WordPress shows you how to utilize the power of the WordPress platform, and provides a creative spark to help you build WordPress-powered sites that go beyond the obvious. The second edition of Smashing WordPress has been updated for WordPress 3.1+, which includes internal, custom post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to build just about anything in WordPress, resulting in fast deployments and greater design flexibility.

Inside, WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond d the blog and shows you how WordPress can serve as a CMS, a photo gallery, and e-commerce site, and more. This edition includes new and upgraded examples of cool WordPress usage.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Build Beautiful WordPress Themes, including Child Themes
  • Create Custom Login Forms and Admin Themes
  • Use the Loop to Control Content
  • Build Plugins, including Widget Functionality
  • Use Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies
  • Use Post Formats
  • Integrate WordPress with the Social Web
  • Use Conditional Control Elements
  • Integrate Theme Options
  • Build Your WordPress Projects for SEO

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 website for bloggers and WordPress users.

Vistit www.wiley.com/go/smashingwordpress2e to download the code examples.

Smashing Magazine (smashingmgazine.com) is one of the world’s most popular Web-design online magazine. True to the Smashing Magazine book series delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Blogging – How You can Start a Blog on WordPress and Make Money from It 3

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

“This book is your one stop shop if you want to learn all about WordPress.” – Jasmine Richards

“The Ultimate Guide to Blogging – How You Can Start a Blog on WordPress and Make Money From It” is the complete guide for all those who want to learn WordPress inside and out. Everything you need to know is explained in detail, and you’ll be taken step-by-step from creating your first own blog up to the advanced concepts of WordPress.

Statistically speaking, WordPress powers more than 19% of websites, which makes it the most popular content management system (CMS) ever. WordPress can be used not only to build blogs, but it can also be used to build many different types of websites like online portfolios, magazines and even e-commerce sites. Yes, it’s that powerful. So why not harness the power of WordPress by using this book, and create your own unique identity in the online World.

This book, among many other things, will teach you:

• What a blog is and which blogging platform to choose

• The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

• Creating a free blog in less than 10 minutes

• Installing WordPress on a web host

• Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2

• A complete explanation of the WordPress Dashboard

• What plugins and themes are, and how you can install them

• Which web hosting to choose and why

• How to monetize your blog

• Essential tips for bloggers

• And much more

This book is a gem for all those who want a plain, simple guide in easy English on the topic of WordPress. The best part is that it contains screenshots wherever necessary so that even newbies will be comfortable with this book.

If you really want to learn about WordPress, but are searching for a detailed guide on the topic, then this book is for you.

“I picked up this book after some hesitation but now I can really say that I don’t regret buying it. It’s the best book you can buy on WordPress.” – Samuel Grey

“There might be many books on WordPress but this book really stands out. It surely is the most detailed guide on WordPress, and also contains screenshots for newbies like me.” – Joseph DiMario

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Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose (Voices That Matter) 2

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

A down-to-earth guide to writing clear and friendly content

Whether you’re new to web writing, or you’re a professional writer looking to deepen your skills, this book is for you. You’ll learn how to write web copy that addresses your readers’ needs and supports your business goals.

Learn from real-world examples and interviews with people who put these ideas into action every day: Kristina Halvorson of Brain Traffic, Tiffani Jones Brown of Pinterest, Randy J. Hunt of Etsy, Gabrielle Blair of Design Mom, Mandy Brown of Editorially, Sarah Richards of GOV.UK, and more.


  • Write marketing copy, interface flows, blog posts, legal policies, and emails
  • Develop behind-the-scenes documents like mission statements, survey questions, and project briefs
  • Find your voice and adapt your tone for the situation
  • Build trust and fostering relationships with readers
  • Make a simple style guide

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Franklin MWD-1450 Merriam-Web Dictionary Thesaurus, downloadable content capability 3

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

Still trying to determine the spelling of that word? Now you can find words in an instant, even if you misspell them, with this Franklin hand-held electronic dictionary and thesaurus. The big 5-line touch screen display allows you to view more than 100,000 definitions, 100,000 synonyms and antonyms, and 4,600 SAT words. It also includes 9 games and learning exercises.

Product Features

  • Over 100,000 Definitions
  • BOOKCARD & Download Expandable
  • 9 Games & Learning Exercises
  • 5-line display

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How To Get Ripped 0

Posted on August 12, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

Product Features

  • How To Get Ripped
  • Muscle Building Tips
  • Muscle Building Workouts
  • Fat Burning Workouts
  • High Protein Foods
  • Muscle Building Supplements
  • Workout Motivation
  • Health & Fitness Blog

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The Secret of TOP 10 Rankings!: A Proven Method to Crack the Google Code in 2014 2

Posted on August 12, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

***** Get it Before the Price Go Further UP ********

Is it a Book Written for You?

Yes,If you are a struggling Webmaster trying to rank your site after Penguin and Panda update, Its a perfect book for you.

How Will this book help you?

The book directly deals in what SMART Internet Marketers are doing to out rank Google and its crazy algorithms. The method are well tested before they were written in this format.

Sneak Peak of the Method

1. How to Make a Great Blog Network

2. Links for Internal Pages

3. Avoiding Disavow Database

4. Getting Social Signals

5. Using Anchor Texts- the Right Way

You must give it a shot if you are serious webmaster!!

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Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog (Smashing Magazine Book Series) 3

Posted on August 09, 2014 by Blog Design Journal

The ultimate guide to using WordPress to make your life easier

WordPress guru Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the blog to give you the tools and know-how needed to build just about anything in WordPress. You’ll discover how to use WordPress as a CMS to power fully-fledged websites, photo galleries, forums, eCommerce sites, and much more. You get step-by step instructions on developing model sites from the ground up and how to utilize and build plugins that let you take WordPress to the next level.

You will learn how to:

·         Use custom post types and custom taxonomies

·         Add and work with custom headers, backgrounds, and more

·         Build gorgeous WordPress themes with the latest features

·         Create custom login forms and admin themes

·         Control content with the loop (and alternatives to the loop)

·         Integrate theme options and the theme customizer

·         Extend WordPress with widget functionality

·         Build WordPress projects for SEO

·         Integrate WordPress with the social web

·         Create helpful navigation using the navigation menu

·         Use conditional control elements

·         Get started with your own responsive themes

Updated and revised to cover the changes to WordPress 3.8, Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, 4th Edition, is the ultimate guide to getting the most out of WordPress.

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