Web Design For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 21, 2012 - Computers - 360 pages
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Get up to speed on the newest technologies, tools, and possibilities in web design

Have a great idea for a web site but don't know where or how to begin? Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an ideal starting point! Fully updated to cover the latest and the greatest in the world of web design, this fun-but-straightforward guide gets you caught up with everything you need to know to organize your ideas, create a template, start development, test to make sure everything is working properly, and launch your finished site. Packed with invaluable advice on incorporating social media aspects, linking content with social sites, and designing for mobile devices, this book will have you web designing like a pro in no time.

  • Highlights the many significant changes in the world of web design since the previous edition, including the introduction of HTML5, new technologies for sharing media, mobile web design, and more
  • Zeroes in on effectively using color, text, and navigation
  • Reveals helpful advice for avoiding common pitfalls
  • Details ways to connect with social sites like Twitter and Facebook

Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition goes beyond just making a basic web site and instead encourages you to create a site that is appealing, practical, and useful.

  

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Contents

Table of Contents
Deployment
Who Is the Audience?
User Testing Lab Coats Not Required
Houston We Have a Problem Evaluating Results
Working with
Understanding Web Color Resolution
Hexadecimal Color Code
Creating Sizzling Printed Presentations
Producing the Final Website
Sneaking a peek at the source
HTM
Ten Tip_s for Managing Your WebDesign
Developing a Proposal
Knowing What to ChargLe as
Use Only Five to Seven Main Categories

Gathering Design Inp_ut
Caqfliring the brand experience
Reduce file sizes
Ten Things That Can Go Wrong
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Lisa Lopuck is an experienced digital creative executive with over 20 years building, inspiring, and leading creative teams; managing vendors; overseeing digital department and project budgets, brand identity, packaging, and pointof-sale design; and guiding innovation and best practices for web, mobile, social media, and e-commerce projects.

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