I am a WordPress junkie. There is no shame in that. But you don’t have to be a WP junkie to appreciate a good WordPress book when you see it. The guys as Packt Publishing have 3 smash hits for WordPress bloggers that teach you everything you need to know to blog and design WordPress blogs like a pro. Let’s check them out:
1. WordPress Theme Design: for a long time I searched for a good book that talked about how to design my own WordPress theme. I guess the guys at Packt publishing heard me out. WordPress Theme Design is a sweet book that teaches you the ins and outs of a typical WordPress theme and how you can create your very own theme. You get sample code and all kinds of tips that you can take advantage of to get into the business of building WP themes.
2. WordPress Plugin Development: WordPress theme development is only one part of the equation. If you want to create your own WordPress factory, you’ve got to be able to write your own plugins too. Packt Publishing’s book on WordPress plugin development is going to teach you how to write WordPress plugins like a pro!
3. WordPress for Business Bloggers: You know how to write your own theme. You know how to write your plugin. Can you actually write for your own blog? WordPress for business bloggers is a solid how-to-blog book that shows you exactly how to write business blogs like a pro.
There you have it folks. Packt Publishing is one of the best technical publishers in the world. Their books on Open Source content management systems are often very solid. But they have hit a triple with their top 3 WordPress books. If you are looking to learn WordPress inside and out, you should consider picking up these books.