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**** Update: 1st April 2020: The ebook (Kindle) version of this book is being reduced to the minimum price allowable on Amazon for all areas. Why? Because the 2021 version of the book will be released in the coming months. The new version *will* recommend Gutenberg/Block Editor - as, since releasing this book, Gutenberg is much improved. If you want to stay informed about the new release, subscribe to the Author page here on Amazon, or subscribe to Dorcas' newsletter: tinyurl.com/dorcasnews ***Last Updated: 23rd February 2020Note: This book has been released after the success of 'WordPress Masterbook 2019', a previous best-selling CMS book here on Amazon. Some verified Amazon reviews about that book (the 2019 book is still available on Amazon, so you can see the full details of those reviews there):- Excellent, well-written introduction to Wordpress that actually makes sense! (Elizabeth McSkeane)- No- nonsense book on how to build a website using wordpress (P. Seery)- Excellent - Simple step by step guide to making a website for Beginners (Lillian White)- Perfect book for begginers (Anonymous Reviewer in India)- Step by step easy to follow guide (Anonymous Reviewer in the UK)This book is aimed at WordPress beginners, not professional website developers, and covers all the basics that you need to know when creating your first WordPress website, whether you want to use WordPress for blogging, a standard brochure-style website, or e-commerce.N.B. This covers the 'main' type of WordPress, and NOT Wordpress.com.Topics covered include;- Creating Pages- Adding a Theme- Recommended Themes- Creating a Menu, Adding Pages to a Menu, Dropdown Menus- Posting (for blogging) including Categories- Uploading Images- Embedding (e.g. YouTube Videos)- Basic SEO to help your site rank better- Recommended plugins (e.g. for your SEO, Security, Social Media, to install Google Analytics)- Users (controlling who has access to your website)- Basic Security Plugins- Backup- E-commerce (with the free WooCommerce plugin)- Sourcing free, and cheap stock imagesA printed version of this book will be available in April 2020. Subscribe to Dorcas' Author page to stay automatically informed.The author's Newsletter will include updates about this book: www.tinyurl.com/wordpressmasterbookPlease note: There are some special sections in this book for the free themes Virtue, Vantage and Pinnacle, but the book is neither theme-specific nor plugin-specific, and is not created by a theme or plugin provider to increase sales! Included are recommended free themes for various purposes (for example, blogging, e-commerce, portfolio). Many free plugins for various purposes are also recommended.On purchase of this book, you are invited to join the Facebook Group 'WordPress Masterbook' for further support and knowledge-sharing. If there is something unanswered in the book - ask in that group! Additionally, in the 'Further Resources' section of the book, you will see how to get free, unlimited access to the eLearning online course that will compliment this book.Dorcas Réamonn is a lecturer of ‘Digital Technology and Design’ and 'Technology and Design for Digital Marketing' and 'Digital Marketing' in the University College Dublin Smurfit School, as well as a trainer and consultant for SMEs and organisations around Ireland, and founder of Zonua (2010). Along with WordPress-related courses, Dorcas teaches in SEO, image and video editing, and Digital Marketing. She's also really interested in entrepreneurship, innovation and creative thinking. She's also been making websites professionally for about ten years.To contact Dorcas quickly, look for @zonua on Twitter. Suggestions on improvements to future editions of this book are most welcome.