The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Website

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Penguin, 2008 - Computers - 364 pages
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The essential guide for getting the internet traffic every smallbusiness owner needs. CD included.

Today?s small-business websites require advanced features that visitors expect: streaming video and audio; e-commerce; custom surveys, forms, and polls; and discussion groups. This book covers all the basics of creating and publicizing a successful webpage.

?Free CD includes JavaScript and numerous templates
?Everything from design and publishing the site to automating and publicizing It
?100 million websites as of 2006?and it keeps on growing
?Simple and easy how-to for small businesses and organizations that can?t afford a professional web designer

  

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Contents

The Basic Tags
3
Designing Your Site with Tables
33
The Big Table Picture
49
Accessorizing Your Site
63
Adding a News Feed
75
Adding a Weather Module to Your Site
81
Making Your Website More Social
85
Feedback
88
Publishing Your Website
165
Ship It Getting Your Site on the Web
179
Hosting Your Own Website
197
Publicizing Your Site
225
Automating Your Website with JavaScripts M
245
More JavaScript Fun
261
Turning Your Website Skills into ash
275
Putting Ads on Your Site
287

Harvesting Multiline Text with Text Areas
95
Selecting Data from Lists
101
Designing Your Website
109
Site Navigation
139
Configuring Your Website for Mobile Browsers
153
Working With Affiliate Programs
311
Selling Stuff on Your Site
317
Appendixes
337
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About the author (2008)

Paul McFedries has been programming computers since the mid- 1970s. He has written more than 50 computer books that have sold nearly three million copies. He is the author of The Complete Idiot s Guide® to Windows Vista.

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