June 6th in Wordpress Books by .

WordPress is a wonderful open source CMS that can handle almost any type of website one can come up with. It may be a powerful platform but not all WordPress users invest time and effort to get the most out of it. This platform can be used to develop highly dynamic websites. One of the most popular ways to do that is by adding Flash content to your website. That’s what WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook aims to help you master. WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook, which Packt Publishing was kind enough to provide us a copy with, discusses what every WordPress webmaster needs to know to get the most out of Flash on WordPress. Without further ado, let’s dig in and see what’s covered in this book (for more information on this book and other exciting Packt Publishing books, visit packtpub.com).

Let’s face it. WordPress is a tool,  given it’s a very powerful tool. One can use WordPress to develop an incredibly dull website.There are technologies that WordPress webmasters can take advantage of to add dynamic content to their websites. Flash is one of those technologies. Flash may look difficult on the surface, and it does take a lot of effort to master. But there are plenty of plugins, scripts, and other solutions available for WordPress. WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook covers some of those solutions and teaches you how to leverage Flash to make your website more dynamic and take it to the next level.

As the name suggests, WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook is written for WordPress site owners who are looking for practical tips on how to integrate Adobe Flash into their websites. You don’t have to be a Flash or WordPress expert to get started with this book. The authors do not throw you into deep waters right from the start. Building step by step is key for anyone who may not be too experienced in this area, and that’s exactly what you get here. Before you do anything on your website, you need to have a plan. You also need to know the basics about the platform you intend to implement Flash on. This book runs you through the basics of WordPress in the first couple of chapters (mostly second). You’ll learn how to modify files, add scripts, and work with plugins on WordPress. These concepts will come handy in later chapters (especially if you are a WordPress beginner). The book also covers:

  • SEO Plugins for WordPress
  • Google XML Sitemaps Plugin
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Website backup

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May 24th in Magazine Themes, Premium Themes by .

WordPress may be used by tons of bloggers around the globe, but it’s capable of handling much more than that. In fact, more businesses and online magazines are finally figure out how powerful WordPress is and are making the switch to this versatile platform. Thanks to theme such as Iridium, portal developers can have an easier time starting their portals and managing their content online. Iridium for WordPress is not your average theme. It’s very dynamic and flashy to address the needs of an online magazine or any media heavy website. It’s designed to handle content. Lots of it.

Iridium comes with 6 attractive styles to give you some flexibility when starting your online magazine. All these styles are very dynamic. So whether you are looking for a lighter or darker style for your theme, Iridium has you covered. This theme also comes with 18 background combinations. It’s pretty flexible when it comes to widgets as well as you get 23 places to put your widgets in. [click to continue…]


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