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Building a Web Site for Dummies (For Dummies)
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Ever wanted to build your own Web site to express your views? Or maybe you want to set up an e-business? Now, not only will you be able to create your own space on the Web, but you can also make it look professional with Building a Web Site For Dummies. This resourceful guide lays down all the basics for getting started with creating a Web site for your club, team, family, or business.
This is the only book that walks aspiring Webmasters like you through all the steps of designing, building, publishing, publicizing, and updating a Web site without concentrating on a single tool. While reading this laid-back and down-to-earth guide, you will discover how to:
Along with this helpful guide is a CD-ROM that includes many exciting features to give you access to more Web site-creating tools:
Under the wing of David Crowder, author of over 10 books and former Vice President of Data Processing with National Research Corporation, creating your own Web site has never been easier. Building a Web Site for Dummies provides plenty of hands-on guidance to turn you into a Web designer in no time!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Find out what it takes to create a powerful site
From design to development, here's how to build a site that attracts visitors
Ready to create a Web site, or spruce up the one you have? Wondering how others put together those knockout sites? This book provides the map forbuilding a site from the ground up. Here's how to create an attractive design, build your site's pages, add in e-commerce capabilities, and attract visitors using tried-and-true promotion methods.
Free trial of Web building software includingSiteSpinner, Site Studio 6 Pro and Site Studio 6 Home, WYSIWYG Web Builder, and CoffeeCup® HTML Editor 2007
Free trial of IrfanView image editing software
A directory of online site building resources
System requirements: See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Build a Web site that lures visitors and looks professional
Create a Web site for your club, team, family, or business
Are you eager to put together a Web site that really gets attention, or maybe kick your current site up a notch? This book makes it easy! Itll help you find great graphics for your site, keep it up to date, add search features, establish links for more exposure, and make your site profitable.
All this on the bonus CD-ROM:
Discover how to:
About the Author
David A. Crowder has authored or coauthored more than 20 books on subjects ranging from computers to historical mysteries, including popular bestsellers such as Building a Web Site For Dummies and CliffsNotes 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 NetGuide Magazine’s Gold Site Award.
Table of Contents
Part I: Moving from Web Page to Web Site.
Chapter 1: The Zen of Sites.
Chapter 2: Pouring the Foundation.
Chapter 3: Web Page Construction 101.
Chapter 4: Designing for Site Navigation.
Part II: Adding Sparkle to Your Site.
Chapter 5: Making Your Site Look Great.
Chapter 6: Plugging In Scripts and Applets.
Chapter 7: Web Sights and Sounds.
Chapter 8: Web Aerobics: Tuning Up Your Site.
Part III: Good Content Makes Contented Visitors.
Chapter 9: Letting ’Em Have Their Say.
Chapter 10: Just Plain Fun.
Chapter 11: Using Content Providers.
Part IV: Raking In the Bucks.
Chapter 12: Stalking the Wild Dollar: Internet Commerce.
Chapter 13: Love That Plastic: Taking Credit Cards.
Chapter 14: Examining Affiliate Programs.
Part V: Publishing and Publicizing Your Site.
Chapter 15: Letting the World In: Choosing a Host and Domain Name.
Chapter 16: Publicizing Your Site.
Chapter 17: Keeping in Touch with Visitors.
Chapter 18: Getting Feedback from Visitors.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Great Places to Get Advice.
Chapter 20: Ten Fabulous Tools for E-Commerce.
Chapter 21: Ten More Great Add-Ins.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: About the CD.
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