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Creating Web Sites Bible 2ND Editionby David A Crowder
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Everything you need to build a great Web site ...
Whether you want to start an online store, establish a Web presence for a brick-and-mortar business, or just
Inside, you'll find everything you need to know to create a Web site
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Build your business or personal Web site in a 2.0 world
If you want to build your own Web site in a 2.0 world, you've come to right place. From facing HTML without fear to adding new ?air with multimedia, interactivity, and blogging, this comprehensive guide provides you with everything you need. Loaded with nearly a thousand pages of invaluable techniques and step-by-step instructions, this is your one-stop resource for designing a site, taking it live, keeping it fresh, and moving into the world of e-commerce.
Companion Web Site
From the book's Web site, you can access most of the programs and documents used in the course of the book, including CSS templates for the tutorials and sample code discussed in each chapter. Check out www.wiley.com/go/creatingwebsites.
About the Author
David A. Crowder has authored o coauthored more than 20 books, including popular bestsellers such as Building a Web Site For Dummies and Cliffs Notes Getting on the Internet. He was selling hypertext systems back in the days when you had to explain to people what the word meant. He has been involved in the online community since its inception and is the recipient of several awards for his work, including the NetGuide Magazine Gold Site Award. When he is not writing, he spends his time with his wife Angela, wandering through villages in the Andes or frolicking in the Caribbean Surf.
Andrew Bailey was born in England where he studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. He worked for Cray Research as as systems analyst from 1989 to 1992. Then he moved to Colombia, South America. At the present moment he is the Head of Investigation in Computer Sciences at the San Buena Ventura University in Medellín where he also teaches Distributed Computing and the Design of Web Applications.
He owns HazloRealidad.com, a company dedicated to the design and hosting of Web sites and the development of custom-built software based on open standards and freely licensed or open source software. HazloRealidad is Spanish for "make it real," which according to Andrew, "refers to making your dreams come true, well at least the ones related to software". To contact him send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Basics of Building Web Pages and Sites.
Chapter 1: Planning Your Web Pages.
Chapter 2: Promoting Your Site.
Chapter 3: Basic HTML Building Blocks.
Chapter 4: Organizing Your Site.
Chapter 5: Putting It on the Web.
Part II: Enhancing Web Pages with Fonts, Images, and Color.
Chapter 6: Getting Fancy with Text.
Chapter 7: Finding Images.
Chapter 8: Blending Images Into Your Web Pages.
Chapter 9: Creating and Enhancing Images.
Chapter 10: Adding Color Throughout Your Site.
Part III: Designing Web Layouts.
Chapter 11: Harnessing the Power of Tables.
Chapter 12: Organizing Your Site With Frames.
Chapter 13: Styling Web Pages with Cascading Style Sheets.
Chapter 14: Positioning Elements with DIVs.
Part IV: Adding Interactivity With Flash, Forms, and Other Tools.
Chapter 15: Getting Input with Forms.
Chapter 17: Navigating Your Web Site.
Chapter 18: Adding Dynamic Page Elements with DHTML.
Chapter 19: Animating with Macromedia Flash.
Chapter 20: Adding Multimedia and Other Objects.
Chapter 21: Blogging.
Part V: Cashing In on E-Commerce.
Chapter 22: Setting Up Your Store.
Chapter 23: Selling on eBay.
Chapter 24: Getting Paid.
Chapter 25: Using Advertising.
Chapter 26: Covering All the Bases.
Part VI: Maintaining and Updating Your Site.
Chapter 27: Maintaining Your Site.
Chapter 28: Updating Your Site.
Chapter 29: Designing with XML.
Chapter 30: Making Your Site Mobile with WAP/WML.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: HTML 4.01 Specification.
Appendix B: XHTML 1.0, Second Edition Specification.
Appendix C: XML 1.0, Third Edition Specification.
Appendix D: WML 2.0 Specification.
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