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Any good guides/books/tutorials to learn ADVANCED Wordpress?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by mqs1000, May 28, 2013.

  1. mqs1000

    mqs1000 Power Member

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    I've gotten the basics of Wordpress down. Now I want to learn a little more advanced including the back end PHP, CSS, etc. I want to be able to edit already made themes to make tweaks and eventually be able to create my own themes. I already have a giant PHP book, however I'm looking for a PHP/CSS book or guide or tutorial that teaches me the code with references to Wordpress, and not just PHP/CSS in general.

    I would appreciate any input.
     
  2. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin "I'm watching you.." - Apricot Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    yes there probably are some
     
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    The way I learned was by endless hacking and failing dude. CSS is easier than html. You can read about it here:
    www.w3schools.com/css
    Regarding PHP, same deal. Try download the "Thematic" theme and play around with hooks to get started.
    Someone posted a nice web design course here the other day, that's definitely worth checking out.
     
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  4. Goal Line Technology

    Goal Line Technology Senior Member

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    Go to this thread,
    posted by a very reputable member here
    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/member-downloads/568827-get-become-web-developer-scratch-complete-course.html
    hope it helps ;)
     
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  5. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin "I'm watching you.." - Apricot Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    The book Chris Coyier wrote wins for wordpress.
     
  6. gordop

    gordop Registered Member

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    The smashing wordpress line of books is pretty awesome. I learned tons from there. You can find them online, any big chain book store, or even ibooks if you want digital.
     
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    WayneInc Senior Member

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    Just go to the download section and you will find lots of PDF and tutorial.
     
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    codecademy.com