Discover how we can leverage on WordPress as a content management system and serve content to mobile apps by exposing its API
Learn how to build geolocation mobile applications using WordPress and PhoneGap
Step-by-step instructions on how you can make use of jQuery and jQuery mobile to provide an interface between WordPress and your PhoneGap app
WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap
With the explosive popularity of mobile apps and its much anticipated continued growth for the foreseeable future, developers will want to get their hands dirty and build some cool mobile apps. But we know that building mobile apps is not easy: we need to handle cross-platform issues, mobile devices of different screen sizes, not to mention traditional issues such as providing a content management system of the content served in the application.
Enter WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap. We leverage on some of the most popular open source projects: WordPress, jQuery, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap and discover how they can be pieced together to build a fully functional cross platform mobile application. Download eBook Free »
WordPress Mobile Web Development: Beginner’s Guide
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
WordPress Mobile Web Development: Beginner’s Guide
WordPress Mobile Web Development: Beginner’s Guide will benefit you whether you’ve dabbled in WordPress or worked with it for years. It will help you identify which approach to mobile is most appropriate for your site (responsive, mobile, or web app) and learn how to make each one work, demonstrating a variety of techniques from the simple to the more complex, working through clear practical examples and applying these to your own website.
Start by quickly making a WordPress site mobile-friendly, using off the shelf plugins and responsive themes, choosing the best ones for you and customizing them. This leads into responsive theme design, with advice on layout, images and navigation. Finally, learn how to build a web app in WordPress, making use of plugins, APIs and custom code. Download eBook Free »
Learn to create plugins and configuration panels in order to bring new capabilities to WordPress
Tailor WordPress to your needs with new content types, custom widgets, and fancy jQuery elements, without breaching security needs
Detailed instructions on how to achieve each task, followed by clear explanations of concepts featured in each recipe
WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook
WordPress is a popular, powerful, and open Content Management System. Learning to extend its core capabilities allows you to unleash its full potential, whether you’re an administrator who cannot find the right extension, or a developer with a great idea to enhance the platform for the community, or a website designer/developer working to fulfill a client’s needs.
WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook is the perfect companion for plugin developers, offering easy-to-follow instructions to accomplish tasks that range from basic plugin creation and configuration to advanced customization techniques. Each topic is illustrated through realistic examples showing how it can be applied to solve common problems, followed by explanations of all concepts used. Download eBook Free »
Develop effective e-learning websites that will engage your students
Extend the potential of a classroom website with WordPress plugins
Create an interactive social network and course management system to enhance student and instructor communication
WordPress for Education
WordPress is typically known as a platform for blogging. However, the versatility and simplicity of WordPress makes it the perfect solution for the needs of professional educators. WordPress for Education guides readers through the practical applications of WordPress in a classroom setting. Readers will gain an understanding of the WordPress platform and how it can be used to create powerful classroom websites.
WordPress for Education guides educators through the process of setting up a typical class website, creating student blogs, and using WordPress to power a learning management system. WordPress for Education provides clear and practical examples for using WordPress within the classroom. It will empower educators to create useful and engaging e-learning websites. Download eBook Free »
Social Media for WordPress: A Quicker Way to Build Communities, Engage Members and Promote Your Site
Integrate automated key marketing techniques
Examine analytical data to measure social engagement
Understand the core principles of establishing meaningful social connections
Social Media for WordPress: Build Communities, Engage Members and Promote Your Site
Social Media can help elect a U.S. President, transform the way we educate ourselves and drum up support for disaster relief. What lies beneath the two ominous buzzwords is not some secret game-changing technology but rather a new approach at forming relationships with your audience in real-time. Discover the power of online influence many already rely on.
Social Media for WordPress: Build Communities, Engage Members and Promote Your Site is a practical how-to guide on implementing social media marketing techniques to improve user retention and initiate engaging conversations. You’ll learn how to leverage third-party services like Twitter, Yahoo! Pipes and Google Analytics as well as popular WordPress extensions like FeedWordPress, bbPress and BuddyPress. Download eBook Free »
Promote and grow your WordPress blog with advanced marketing techniques, plugins, advertising, and SEO with WordPress 3 For Business Bloggers
Use WordPress to create a winning blog for your business
Develop and transform your blog with strategic goals
Market and measure the success of your blog
WordPress 3 For Business Bloggers
WordPress makes the business of blogging easy. But there’s more to a successful business blog than just churning out posts. You need to understand the advanced marketing and promotion techniques to make your blog stand out from the crowd, attract visitors, benefit your brand, and deliver a worthwhile return on your investment.
WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers shows you how to use WordPress to run your business blog. It covers everything you need to develop a custom look for your blog, use analytics to understand your visitors, market your blog online, and foster connections with other bloggers to increase your traffic and the value of your blog. Download eBook Free »