Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Computers - 338 pages
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Consistently praised in earlier editions as the best volume on classic elements of web site design, Web Style Guide, now in its Third Edition, continues its tradition of emphasis on fundamentals. Focusing on the needs of web site designers in corporations, government, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions, the book explains established design principles and how they apply in web design projects in which information design, interface design, and efficient search and navigation are of primary concern.

 

New in this edition:

 

—a full chapter devoted to Universal Usability

—guidelines and techniques for creating universally usable designs

—a full chapter on Information Architecture and how best to promote its robust development

—information on Search Engine Optimization and the designs that improve it

—techniques for using Cascading Style Sheets for layouts and typographic design

—185 illustrations, all in full color

  

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Contents

1 Process
1
2 Universal Usability
51
3 Information Architecture
71
4 Interface Design
95
5 Site Structure
121
6 Page Structure
151
7 Page Design
171
8 Typography
205
10 Forms and Applications
249
11 Graphics
267
12 Multimedia
301
Abbreviations
315
References
317
Illustration Credits
327
Index
329
Copyright

9 Editorial Style
231

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About the author (2008)

Patrick J. Lynch is director, Special Technology Projects, Office of the Director, Information Technology Services, Yale University. He lives in North Haven, CT. Sarah Horton is director, Web Strategy, Design and Infrastructure, Dartmouth College. She lives in Hanover, NH.

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