In this updated new edition, bestselling For Dummies author and WordPress expert Lisa Sabin-Wilson makes it easy for anyone with a basic knowledge of the WordPress software to create a custom site using complementary technologies such as CSS, HTML, PHP, and MySQL. You’ll not only get up to speed on essential tools and technologies and further advance your own design skills, this book also gives you pages of great case studies, so you can see just how other companies and individuals are creating compelling, customized, and cost-effective websites with WordPress.
- Shows you how to incorporate WordPress templates, graphic design principles, HTML, CSS, and PHP to build one-of-a-kind websites
- Explains how to create an effective navigation system, choose the right color palette and fonts, and select different layouts
- Reveals how you can tweak existing website designs with available themes, both free and premium
- Provides numerous case studies to illustrate techniques and processes, and the effects you can achieve
- Discusses how you can translate your design skills into paid work
Want to create cost-effective and fantastic websites with WordPress? This do-it-yourself book will get you there.
We are giving away a copy of this awesome book!
How to enter:
- All you have to do is comment on this post about how one of Lisa’s books has helped you, or why you would like this book to help in your WordPress web design.
- The giveaway with be running from 11 AM EDT today (Tuesday September 24th) until Thursday, September 26th at 3 PM EDT.
- We will announce a winner at 4pm EDT on Thursday the 26th.
- You will receive one copy of WordPress Web Design for Dummies (2nd edition) autographed by Lisa Sabin-Wilson.
- US submissions only.
- Employees and family members of WDS are encouraged to submit an entry, but are not eligible to win.
We look forward to reading about how Lisa’s books have helped you or why this book would improve your WordPress web design!
Also, make sure to check out the entire list of books that WebDevStudios has under our belt (with more to come in the not so distant future!) http://webdevstudios.com/wordpress/books/