Packt Publishing started the 2010 Open Source Awards.
In 2009 WordPress won the yearly Open Source Awards Award in what was a very close contest with MODx and SilverStripe.
The book is writing for WordPress developers and webmasters who want to learn how to create custom themes for their site/blog. It`s recommended to have experience with WordPress and HTML/CSS before you start with the book.
What you will learn from this book
Enhance your page templates, optimize the use of images, and add effects to them
List your pages, categories, and tags on a blog and create navigation
Stylize your posts to make them look interesting
Display, format, and tweak the comment system to attract the visitors
Package and distribute your theme using the WordPress.org theme repository
Display auxiliary information about the post being displayed using dynamic sidebars
Empower your end users to change the contents displayed in the theme’s sidebar without involving a programmer
Change the style of your theme depending upon image content and time