Building a Web Site For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 21, 2010 - Computers - 368 pages
The bestselling guide to building a knockout Web site, newly updated

An effective Web site is the key to success for every venture from class reunions to major corporations. And since Web technology changes rapidly, Building a Web Site For Dummies, 4th Edition is fully updated for the cutting-edge tools and trends.

If you need to build and maintain a Web site, even if your experience is severely limited, this book makes it easy and fun. You'll learn to plan, design, create, launch, and maintain your site using the most up-to-date tools.

  • A quality Web presence is essential in today's marketplace, and many individuals charged with creating one are unaware of the challenges
  • This guide gives novice Web designers the tools and know-how to plan, design, and build effective Web sites
  • Provides a nuts-and-bolts guide to site-building, including coverage of HTML, WYSIWYG construction software, CSS, and navigation plans
  • Shows how to spruce up your site with topnotch graphics, video, and great content
  • Guides you through getting your site online, promoting it, and even making money from it

Building a Web Site For Dummies, 4th Edition is the tool every first-time Web designer needs to build a professional-looking site.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Building Better Web Pages 71
3
Building Your First Web Site 7
9
Creating a Web Page with Basic HTML Tags
17
Putting It All Together
29
Planning for Good Site Design 9 Chapter 2 Creating a Web Page with Basic HTML Tags 17 Chapter 3 Arranging Your Text with Tables and Other A...
47
Letting the World In Choosing a Host and Domain Name
59
Letting the World In Choosing a Host and Domain Name 59 Part II Building Better Web Pages
71
Exploring JavaScript and DHTML 147 Chapter 10 Adding ImageBased Buttons and Image Maps 169 Chapter 11 Web Sights and Sounds 183 Chapt...
199
Online Sources for Blogs
209
Making Money
214
Attracting an Audience Publicizing Your Site 213 Chapter 14 Designing for Internet Commerce 231 Chapter 15 Checking Out Online Payment Meth...
273
Ten Fabulous Tools for ECommerce
285
Ten Great Web Sites to Get Advice 275 Chapter 17 Ten Fabulous Tools for ECommerce 285 Chapter 18 Ten More Great AddIns
297
Everyone net
299
VFM Leonardo
301

Using Cascading Style Sheets 73 Chapter 7 Adding Images
95
Adding Forms
117
Adding Frills and Fancy Stuff
145
Adding Frills and Fancy Stuff
156
Adding ImageBased Buttons and Image Maps
169
Web Sights and Sounds
183
Google Friend Connect
304
theFinancials com
305
Glossary
307
Index
325
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

David A. Crowder is a professor in the School of Languages at the University of Antioquia in Colombia. He has authored or coauthored more than 25 books, including Google Earth For Dummies and previous editions of Building a Web Site For Dummies.

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