Books

I write books on WordPress for everyone from beginner to pro. Whether you’re just starting out, you’re developing your coding skills, or you’re a seasoned developer, you’ll find something to help you develop your WordPress skills.

WordPress: Pushing the Limits

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, I share my experiences and advice for working effectively with clients, managing a project team, developing with WordPress for larger projects, and pushing 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 my experiences so that your client′s site can succeed.

WordPress Site Blueprints

Create a variety of exciting sites for e-commerce, networking, video streaming, and more, using WordPress

Build ten different types of website using WordPress.

Transfer your static site to WordPress and create sites to make money, build communities, and share your ideas.

The projects in the book will teach you how to use free themes and plugins without any prior coding experience.

WordPress Theme Development

With a little knowledge of HTML and CSS, you can kiss goodbye to third-party themes for your self-hosted WordPress sites and start building your own. This beginner’s guide shows you how in plain language and clear instructions.

Learn how to design WordPress themes and build them from scratch.

Learn how to create a WordPress theme design using HTML5 and CSS3.

With clear and easy to follow worked examples to help you build your first WordPress theme if you’ve never done it before.

WordPress Mobile Web Development

Make your WordPress website mobile-friendly and get to grips with the two hottest trends in web design—Mobile and WordPress

Learn how to build mobile and responsive websites using WordPress.

Get to grips with the best mobile plugins and understand how they interact with your site.

Learn how to make your own WordPress theme or site responsive, including layout, images, navigation and more.