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WordPress: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

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The Missing Credits

About the Author

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Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. Web novices can tiptoe out onto the Internet with him in Creating a Website: The Missing Manual. HTML fans can learn about the cutting edge of web design in HTML5: The Missing Manual. And human beings of all description can discover just how strange they really are in the quirky handbooks Your Brain: The Missing Manual and Your Body: The Missing Manual.

About the Creative Team

Peter McKie (editor) graduated from Boston University’s School of Journalism and lives in New York City. He archives material chronicling the history of his summer beach community. Email: .

Holly Bauer (production editor) lives in Ye Olde Cambridge, MA, where she is an avid home cook, prolific DIYer, and mid-century modern furniture design enthusiast. Email: .

Ron Strauss (indexer) specializes in the indexing of information technology publications of all kinds. Ron is also an accomplished classical violist and lives in northern California with his wife and fellow indexer, Annie, and his miniature pinscher, Kanga. Email: .

Nancy Reinhardt (proofreader) lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys summer weekends at the lake, boating, swimming, and reading voraciously. Nan is not only a freelance copyeditor and proofreader, but she’s also a published romance novelist. Check out her work at www.nanreinhardt.com. Email: .

Sallie Goetsch (technical reviewer) (rhymes with ‘sketch’) hand-coded her first website in HTML in 1995, but hasn’t looked back since discovering WordPress in 2005. She works as an independent consultant and organizes the East Bay WordPress Meetup in Oakland, California. You can reach her at www.wpfangirl.com.

Christian Michael (technical reviewer) is an experienced public communicator for the US Air Force and owner of Scroll Media. He performs professional voice work and is currently writing his sixth novel, in addition to authoring a weeknight blog at www.Rechabite.com. Email: .

Acknowledgments

No author could complete a book without a small army of helpful individuals. I’m deeply indebted to the whole Missing Manual team, including my editor Peter McKie, expert tech reviewers Sallie Goetsch and Christian Michael, and numerous others who’ve toiled behind the scenes indexing pages, drawing figures, and proofreading the final copy.

Finally, for the parts of my life that exist outside this book, I’d like to thank all my family members. They include my parents Nora and Paul, my extended parents Razia and Hamid, my wife Faria, and my daughters, Maya and Brenna. Thanks everyone!

The Missing Manual Series

Missing Manuals are witty, superbly written guides to computer products that don’t come with printed manuals (which is just about all of them). Each book features a handcrafted index and cross-references to specific pages (not just chapters). Recent and upcoming titles include:

Access 2010: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Adobe Edge Preview 7: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Buying a Home: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

Creating a Website: The Missing Manual, Third Edition, by Matthew MacDonald

CSS: The Missing Manual, Second Edition, by David Sawyer McFarland

David Pogue’s Digital Photography: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

Droid 2: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Droid X2: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Excel 2010: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual by Susan Prosser and Stuart Gripman

Flash CS6: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Galaxy S II: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Google+: The Missing Manual by Kevin Purdy

HTML5: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

iMovie ’11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Aaron Miller

iPad: The Missing Manual, Fourth Edition by J.D. Biersdorfer

iPhone: The Missing Manual, Fifth Edition by David Pogue

iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual by Craig Hockenberry

iPhoto ’11: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Lesa Snider

iPod: The Missing Manual, Tenth Edition by J.D. Biersdorfer and David Pogue

JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by David Sawyer McFarland

Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual by Peter Meyers

Living Green: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

Mac OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Microsoft Project 2010: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Motorola Xoom: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Netbooks: The Missing Manual by J.D. Biersdorfer

NOOK Tablet: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Office 2010: The Missing Manual by Nancy Connor, Chris Grover, and Matthew MacDonald

Office 2011 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Personal Investing: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

Photoshop Elements 10: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual by Brett McLaughlin

QuickBooks 2012: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition by David Pogue

Windows 7: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Windows 8: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Your Body: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Your Brain: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Your Money: The Missing Manual by J.D. Roth

For a full list of all Missing Manuals in print, go to www.missingmanuals.com/library.html.

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