WordPress 4.x Complete

Author: Karol Król

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784391441

Category: Computers

Page: 412

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If you want a website at low cost, without the need to hire a team of developers and designers, then this book is for you. It will help you take your first steps into the world of website creation.

Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce

Author: Robbert Ravensbergen

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785889117

Category: Computers

Page: 194

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Transform your WordPress website into a fully-featured e-commerce store with the power of WooCommerce About This Book Offers do-it-yourself e-commerce solution using WordPress and WooCommerce Discover the new Onboarding wizard that makes complex processes user-friendly Manage your online store and expand its functions using plugins Who This Book Is For This book is suitable for everybody running their own WordPress website, such as small business owners and marketers. It has been written for users, not for programmers, who want to add e-commerce functionality to their existing WordPress website. The book will also appeal to Web design agencies working with WordPress and looking for ways to improve their services for clients working with WordPress. What You Will Learn Use WooCommerce settings to set up the behavior of the online store Get familiar with the downloadable and variable products Set up shipping and payment methods Use discount coupons for marketing purposes Choose the right WooCommerce theme for your online store Customize your website using the Storefront theme as a base Handle orders, payments, and emails on a daily basis with ease Work with WooCommerce reporting possibilities Expanding your online store with the functionalities offered by WooCommerce In Detail Building an online store is often considered to be a difficult, complex task. Using the combination of WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin, this is no longer the case. WooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce platform for WordPress and is being rapidly developed by WooThemes. It provides a strong e-commerce solution to set up your own online store in just a couple of hours. This easy and practical book will help you make the most of WooCommerce to be able to set up and run your online store yourself. Installing WooCommerce is an easy task, but this book will explain in detail all the possible settings. After that you'll be adding products, different payment methods, and shipping solutions to your store. You will then customize your store by adding themes to change the look and feel. Once your store is running, you'll learn how to use discount coupons, process your orders, look at reports, and even expand the functionality further with additional plugins. By the end of the book, you will learn everything you need to add a fully functional online store to you WordPress website and start running an online business. Style and approach This book is a practical, step-by-step guide that will help you manage your online store easily and efficiently, and expand its functions using the WooCommerce plug-in

WordPress Search Engine Optimization

Author: Michael David

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785887807

Category: Computers

Page: 318

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A complete guide to dominating search engines with your WordPress site About This Book Everything you need to get your WordPress site to the top of search engines and bring thousands of new customers to your blog or business Learn everything from keyword research and link building to customer conversions, in this complete guide Packed with real-word examples to help get your site noticed on Google, Yahoo, and Bing Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who runs any of the over 90,000,000 WordPress installations throughout the world. If you can login to your WordPress website, you can implement most of the tips in this book without any coding experience. What You Will Learn The elements that search engines use to rank websites—and how to optimize your site for premium placement Harness social media sites to extend the reach of your site and gain more visitors Discover the high-volume, high-value search phrases that customers use when searching for your products or services Avoid dangerous black-hat optimization techniques and the people who advocate and purvey them Build high-quality, high-value links from other websites to raise your rankings in search engines Create optimized and engaging content that both search engines and readers will love Avoid common SEO mistakes that can get your site penalized by search engines In Detail WordPress is a powerful platform for creating feature-rich and attractive websites but, with a little extra tweaking and effort, your WordPress site can dominate search engines and bring thousands of new customers to your business. WordPress Search Engine Optimization will show you the secrets that professional SEO companies use to take websites to the top of search results. You'll take your WordPress site to the next level; you'll brush aside even the stiffest competition with the advanced tutorials in this book. Style and approach This is a practical, hands-on book based around sound SEO techniques specifically applied to WordPress. Each chapter starts with a brief overview of the important concepts then quickly moves into practical step-by-step actions you can take immediately. Throughout the book, you'll get clear instructions and detailed screenshots, so you can see exactly what to do each step of the way.

Symfony2 Essentials

Author: Wojciech Bancer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784395935

Category: Computers

Page: 158

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A fast-paced developer's guide to using Symfony2 to make your everyday web development work more efficient About This Book Build web applications with the latest features of Symfony2 Focus on common tasks such as creating CRUD, creating an API, and providing a login Install and configure Symfony2 and evaluate it for your everyday needs Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at experienced programmers, especially those familiar with a closely related technology such as Yii or Laravel, but who now want to learn Symfony quickly. This book will also prove beneficial for experienced PHP developers who want to explore and evaluate new frameworks and their possibilities in day-to-day tasks. What You Will Learn Familiarise yourself with the Symfony framework, its latest features, and how to install it Discover the concept of bundles and their application Handle translations within Symfony, enable translations, and learn how to handle database translations Understand Symfony's security model, how to secure applications, and implement a custom authentication provider by using FOSUserBundle Explore the use of Twig, find best practices around its usage, and discover its common pitfalls Create internal commands that will handle sending e-mail reminders for your app Develop a plugin for the profiler to provide custom information about your application Deploy applications based on Symfony2 using various methods including simple FTP copying, rsync, CI deployment, and more In Detail Symfony is a free and open source PHP MVC web application development framework, which helps you create and maintain web applications and replace recurrent coding tasks. It integrates with an independent library, PHPUnit, to give you a rich testing framework. It is one of the best and most popular frameworks available on the market. Popular projects such as Drupal, Laravel, and phpBB also use Symfony. Its well-organized structure, clean code, and good programming practices make web development a breeze. Symfony2 Essentials will guide you through the process of creating a sample web application with Symfony2. You will create a To-Do application, using a few of the most commonly used Symfony2 components, and discover how to perform these development tasks efficiently. This book introduces you to the Symfony framework with a quick installation guide and a brief explanation of its key features including the MVC architecture, twig templating, dependency injection, and more. You will learn to manage dependencies, create controllers, views, and API calls, and secure your application. Next, you will go through the steps that are common for most web applications, which include writing CRUD and AJAX, handling forms, validation, translations, and the command-line interface, and e-mail sending features. The book ends with best practices, debugging, profiling, and deployment procedures. By the end of this book, you will have learned how to combine a Symfony2 framework with other open source code to speed up the development process. Style and approach A fast-paced, step-by-step guide with examples on how to write the most common pieces of code while developing typical web applications with Symfony.