Learning how to utilize WordPress is an advantageous and desirable skill that can be learned, and can make the website creation process easier than ever before. Knowing how to navigate your way around this highly sophisticated and helpful content management system can allow you to make bigger and faster strides with your website.
Whether you’re a first-timer or a WordPress veteran, there are a lot of awesome books on WordPress that can help you learn a thing or two. With a deeper and more intricate knowledge of WordPress, you’ll find that creating a website in our day and age isn’t only simple, but quite a lot of fun.
If you’re looking to enhance your WordPress knowledge and know the ins and outs of this amazingly useful dashboard, check out our top 5 recommended WordPress books of 2017 below!
One of this year’s best and most basic books and compiled tutorials for WordPress beginners is this one authored by Roger Philips. If you’re not looking to get into too much detail and are simply looking for something that can give you a nice overview, layout, and foundation of the best content management system today, then this book will definitely help.
Roger Philips truly understands the importance and significance of avoiding mistakes in the creation process early on and provides tips on how to avoid that. The main objective of this book is in showing business owners how to start a website from scratch without having to hire any professional to do so for you.
The book provides some of the most important steps when starting any new website, including but not limited to WordPress website installations, an overview of WordPress plugins, website security, and publishing your website. Roger also covers methodologies for creating new content, adding a blog, improving web traffic, and even teaching you how to integrate eCommerce features onto your website.
If you’re searching for a much more intricate and detailed book that can teach you everything there is to know about WordPress in 5 days or less, then you need to try this amazing read by Cyrus Jackson.
In just under a week, you can become one of today’s experts in WordPress, which is perfect for both beginners and experts alike. Things you can expect to learn in the 5-Day WordPress School include an overview of the WP platform, dashboard navigation, setting up your self-hosted WP website, and everything about domain and web hosting registration.
You’ll also learn about other very important aspects to help improve the overall utility of your site, such as theme and plugin installation, installing widgets, integrating sharing buttons, as well as in creating menus, pages, posts and categories; all very essential lessons in building a nicely designed and very effective SEO website.
This particular book is one you’ll love because of its step-by-step visual approach to WordPress, using over 250 screenshots to show you a detailed explanation and example of how to use WordPress, effectively.
This book further details that WordPress is a content management system that can absolutely be learned and used by everyone due to its overall simplicity. Following the instructions provided by Dr. Andy Williams will undoubtedly turn you into a WordPress expert in no time, especially when being able to reference one of the many screenshots provided.
This very well-written and thorough book covers topics that include WordPress installation, every single dashboard setting, finding relevant WordPress themes, creating your user profile and adding a gravatar, and so much more. If you’re looking for one of the best WordPress books that has come out this year and is completely updated with all the latest WordPress versions, then this is the book for you.
If what you’re looking for is an overview and step-by-step process you can follow to begin building your website on WordPress, then this book is simply perfect and one of my most highly recommended options.
Bringing you from start to finish, this guide by The WordPress Genie covers all the bases needed to create your own website and get it up and running in no time.
Covering all the basic, but necessary steps, you can expect to register your first domain, find a hosting plan, install WordPress, setup all the basics, install your theme and plugins, and learn how to play with all the important WordPress settings you need to know about.
Whether you are a small business owner, or simply someone looking to gain a deeper knowledge of WordPress, this step-by-step guide will show you exactly how it’s done.
If you’re looking to take your knowledge with WordPress a bit further, then here is an amazing read by Brad Williams. The 3rd Edition of Professional WordPress doesn’t just explain the basics of the most popular CMS in the world, but covers important key and key details of all the latest WordPress updates.
If one of your main learning goals is to know the kind of updates and changes constantly happening with WordPress, then this book can give you more insider knowledge into the more cutting edge uses of WordPress today. In essence, this book will show you how to use WordPress both quickly, efficiently, and professionally.
The book further gives advice you might not find elsewhere, which include lessons relating to WordPress website migration, new and existing uses of the CMS, real-world project examples, and everything else you need to know to fully deploy your own WordPress website from scratch. It’s an all-around beginner-friendly book that’s good for the more experienced WP user as well!