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WordPress is one of the most popular CMS of current time and is used by popular sites like CNN, Mashable and even NASA!. You can make almost any kind of website using website weather it be a eCommerce site, photo blog, blog, magazine site or any. I have been using WordPress since long time and I use WordPress for most of my sites. WordPress is easier to work with but for beginners it may be confusing so I have decided to list some of the best free WordPress ebooks for download. All these ebook are provided by their original author for free so all these download are legal. The list of free WordPress ebook below covers starting with wordpress and basics of theme development as well as SEO for wordpress.

1. An Easy Guide to Build Your Own WordPress Site

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This ebook is written by Makeuseof.com, it covers all the basic things that you need to get your site running. You need to subscribe or share to download it and is completely free.
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2 Bulletproof Blogging with WordPress

This is a free WordPress ebook by Roy Scribner of Throwing A Brick. . The ebook 23 pages and is targeted at someone who is new to WordPress and is hosting their own blog for the first time.
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3 Getting Started With WordPress

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“Getting Started With Wordpress” offers an introduction to WordPress, benefits of WordPress, as well as detailp instructions on how to set up your domain, install WordPress and introduction to WordPress Dashboard. It also covers about  WordPress themes and plugins, how to create your first post or page, and optimize your site for search engines. It comes with video tutorials as well.
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4. Getting Started with WordPress Plugins:

It’s a free eBook from PluginBuddy.com to learn best practices for WordPress plugins, regardless of whether they are free or premium. This 21-page guide gives you the scoop on the best practices for working with plugins – what to do, what not do, when to worry and what to do when things go wrong. You can download it from their Pluginbuddy website.

 

5. WordPress SEO for Beginners

Wordpress SEO for Beginners
SEO is a crucial part of any site, this free WordPress ebook covers the SEO part. This ebook is written by “The Blog Oh! Blog” and gives you the knowledge about basics of SEO on WordPress. Download

6. A Beginner’s Guide To WordPress Theme Development:

This is a free WordPress development ebook by WPShout – containing five chapters, 3,508 words and twenty one pages giving you knowledge on how to start with WordPress theme development. Only the basics of WordPress knowledge is assumed, so literally anyone can read this and get a basic idea of WordPress development. This is also updated on Basics of WordPress Theme Design post. Download

 

I hope these ebooks come handy on your process of learning WordPress. You get reference about WordPress loops, functions etc on WordPress Codex site. You can also check some basic guides to WordPress which helps you to find best SEO plugin for wordpress, best free wordpress themes etc. You can find other posts regarding this topic on WordPress category.