WordPress is an open-source personal publishing platform that is easy to use, flexible, and highly customizable. Although used primarily for publishing blogs, WordPress can easily be used to create and maintain complete Web sites.
Taking the average blogger further than blogspot can, WordPress allows bloggers to create more complicated sites with their open-source technology, rather than blogger which is limited by HTML changes to their templates.
This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you how to install, use, and customize WordPress to get the most from the software. Includes tips that explain why certain techniques are better than others, how to watch for potential problems, and where readers can find more information.
has written dozens of computer books, including best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides for Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Word for Macintosh, and Excel for Macintosh
. Her current bestseller is Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide. Miraz Jordan is a New Zealand-based writer and consultant who focuses on plain-language writing, for websites and print, and the design and maintenance of standards-based websites. She is one of the organizers of Webstock 2006, a conference featuring world-class speakers on best practice in Web design. Her site, MacTips.info, contains a wealth of tips, articles, reviews, and tutorials for using the Mac.