Build your new blog site with WordPress

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One of the top blogging tools on the Web, WordPress is used by most of the leading blog sites. Using WordPress is a complete tutorial for would-be bloggers and is supplemented by integrated, online videos, podcasts, and more.

Chapter 4, “Configuring WordPress to Work Its Best,” covers the basic WordPress settings needed to operate a WordPress blog. It also reviews how to moderate comments and prevent spam.

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Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of Tablets and Desktops

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Chapter 9, “Creating and Managing Content with WordPress,” walks readers through creating and editing posts, using tags and categories, and adding images with the built-in image editor.

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