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WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook

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WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook

Overview of this book

WordPress is much more than just a blogging platform now. This flexible CMS is the power behind millions of URLs, including blue-chip companies, small business, and personal websites. Flash is a world-famous multimedia platform. This book will show you the best of the proven and popular strategies and techniques to deliver rich multimedia content, which will let you sail through the world of Flashy Wordpress with ease.This book will take you through clear well-formed and comprehensive recipes, through the most essential and useful Flash multimedia tools for Wordpress available today including plugins for images, audio and video, as well as projects you can do yourself in Flash. It helps you to create a Wordpress website full of Flash content. We show the big picture by providing context, best practices and strategies. Detailed instructions are provided for each section. This book provides you with the shortlist of the most essential Flash tools for creating a dynamic and media-rich website or blog, and shows you how to implement these on your site. The sections on Flash are intended to give you the option to create custom .swf files, giving you an alternative to plugins that already exist. The book will show you how to configure Flash content in your WordPress site/blog for maximum SEO, introduce Flash content to your Wordpress with and without plugins, import image feeds, use lightbox effects, and much more.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Wordpress and Flash 10x Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
WordPress Resources
Flash Resources

About the Reviewers

Ali Raza is a fresh and invigorated aspirant in the field of design, development, and authoring. He became part of the IT field at quite an early age and worked up from designing business cards, flyers, books, websites, digital maps, software interfaces, and almost all design-related things to audio and video editing, animation, and even minor 3D modeling in Autodesk Maya. Later, playing with code became his passion that compelled him to work in various programming languages including C++, Java SE, ActionScript 3, and PHP.

Ali is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Computers. He is also an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Certified Expert, and Sun Certified Java Programmer.

He is currently a senior developer at 5amily Ltd., a London-based forthcoming genealogy-related social networking-rich Internet application. Previously, he has worked with different national and international advertising, telecommunication, and IT firms.

Ali is authoring an Adobe Flex 3 with AIR exam guide from the platform of ExamAids. He is also a regular author in Flash & Flex Developer’s Magazine, writes project-based articles predominantly on Data Visualization, and also loves writing book reviews.

In his spare time, you will either find him engulfed in design and development-related books, or find him envisaging about the accomplishment of series of certifications in ACE Flash and ACE Dreamweaver after his masters.

Sonia Munoz is a web programmer in Valencia, Spain. She has completed her upper-Computer Systems Management and is now studying the upper development of computer applications where she is learning the Java programming language. She has worked with tools such as PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, CodeIgniter, Joomla, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver, but is willing to learn new programming languages.

After completing her studies, she would like to start their own web development business.

Besides this book, she revised Joomla! with Flash.

Patrick Rushton is a user-experience designer living in Amsterdam. He works as an Interaction Director at communications agency Dynamic Zone where he uses Flash to create brand-building online experiences that combine interactivity, motion graphics, gaming, and 3D. He blogs about web design, music, 3D modeling, and interactive television on his website,