The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Web Page & Blog, 6E (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 7, 2004 - Computers - 416 pages
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Spin your own web! Free CD-ROM included. More people are overcoming their digital fears and producing Internet content rather than just absorbing it. Whether their product is a collection of essays, stories, reviews, jokes, or shopping lists, they want to share it with everyone-from family and friends to strangers across the globe. How do they do it? By starting right here. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Creating a Web Page and Blog-the only book of its kind- will help anyone build and maintain an Internet website or blog. Coverage includes:

*Step-by-step instructions for building a site from the ground up

*Important HTML tags

*Tips on using fonts, colors, and images

*Incorporating tables, forms, style sheets, and JavaScripts

*The new blog technology

*Plus! A "Webmaster's Toolkit" on a companion CD-ROM, providing files used in this book.

  

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Actually, I read the 2nd, 3rd and 4th editions....and actually am listed in the acknowledgements in one of them, along with my daughter, for slight assistance rendered the author in that edition. Read full review

Contents

Contents
1
A Brief HTML Primer
3
The Basic Structure of
15
Dressing Up Your
29
A Few Formatting Features Youll Use All the Time
33
Fancier Text Formatting
40
Adding Lists to Your Page
49
Defining Definition Lists
57
Images Can Be Links Too
121
Adding Tables to Your Page
133
Making Your Web Pages Dance and Sing
151
Need Feedback? Create a Form
161
Fooling Around with Frames
179
Some Web Page Doodads You Should Know About
193
The Elements of Web Page Style
205
Building Your Best Blog
221

Adding Links
63
Creating an Email Link
71
The IMG Tag
80
Changing the Page Background
87
Choosing a
93
Sites That Offer Lists of Web Hosts
99
Putting Your Page
103
A PreTrip Checklist
107
Hey Im over Here Getting Your Site on
113
A Grab Bag of Web Page and Blog Wonders
119
The Elements of Blog Style
235
Building an Audience for Your Blog
251
Getting Along in the Blog World
269
Choosing and Using Blog Tools
279
High HTML Style Working with Style Sheets
297
Styles for Dimensions Borders
327
Appendixes
341
B HTML Codes for Cool Characters
355
The Webmasters Toolkit
363
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Paul McFedries is the author of numerous books on Windows, including Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows XP, Unauthorized Guide to Windows Me, Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows Me, Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows 2000, Unauthorized Guide to Windows 98, Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows 98, Windows 98 Unleashed, and Windows 95 Unleashed.

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