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Building Web Sites All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies (For Dummies)by Jim White
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Want to launch a Web site but don’t know where to begin? Information on Web design, page building software, using HTML, site planning, and everything else you need to know can be found easily in Building Web Sites All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition. So you can easily find what you’re looking for, this plain-English guide is divided into nine minibooks:
From deciding what your site should do to working with HTML, using Dreamweaver, incorporating Flash creations, and keeping your site on the cutting edge, this book is your one-stop course in building Web sites. Learn to:
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From idea to online, your key to great-looking Web sites
Your one-stop guide to building a user-friendly site with professional flair
Whether you're building a site to keep in touch with others, sell products, or promote a cause, you want to make sure yours stands out in the crowd. This handy reference shows you how to design an accessible site, create graphics and navigation menus, build forms, insert sound and video, and keep your visitors coming back for more.
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Plan, build, and maintain a Web site that does exactly what you need!
Want to launch a Web site but don't know where to begin? This book is your answer! There's a minibook covering each step of the process, from deciding what your site should do to working with HTML, using Dreamweaver, incorporating Flash creations, and keeping your site on the cutting edge. There are even case studies to give you great ideas!
About the Author
Doug Sahlin is a media expert who has written on topics ranging from Web building to digital photography to YouTube. Claudia Snell is a professional digital media producer who has worked on Web sites large and small. They are coauthors of the previous edition of this bestseller.
Table of Contents
Book I: Preparations.
Chapter 1: Planning a Web Project.
Chapter 2: Build a Web Team or Go It Alone.
Chapter 3: Developing the Content.
Chapter 4: Creating Relevant Site Content.
Book II: Site Design.
Chapter 1: Conceptualizing Your Site.
Chapter 2: Creating Effective Layouts.
Chapter 3: Organizing Your Content.
Chapter 4: Ensuring Visual Appeal.
Book III: Site Construction.
Chapter 1: Pulling Together Tools and Materials.
Chapter 2: Making a Web Page with HTML.
Chapter 3: Creating a Web Page Layout with HTML and CSS.
Chapter 4: Introducing Web and Graphics Software.
Chapter 5: Getting Started with Dreamweaver.
Chapter 6: Using Dreamweaver: Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 7: Creating a Web Page from a Photoshop File.
Chapter 8: Meeting HTML’s Powerful Friends.
Chapter 9: Web Site Usability and Accessibility.
Chapter 10: Publishing the Web Site.
Book IV: Web Graphics.
Chapter 1: Finding Inspiration.
Chapter 2: Bringing Your Vision to Life.
Chapter 3: Workhorse Graphics.
Chapter 4: Creating Compelling Graphics.
Book V: Multimedia.
Chapter 1: Incorporating Flash Creations.
Chapter 2: Using Sound.
Chapter 3: Using Web Video.
Chapter 4: Slideshow Pro.
Book VI: Audience Interaction.
Chapter 2: An Introduction to ASP.
Chapter 3: Introduction to PHP.
Chapter 4: MySQL and PHP.
Chapter 5: Additional Site Interactivity.
Book VII: E-Commerce.
Chapter 1: An E-Commerce Primer.
Chapter 2: Building an E-Commerce Site.
Chapter 3: Maintaining an E-Commerce Site.
Book VIII: Site Management.
Chapter 1: Helping a Site Succeed.
Chapter 2: Maintaining a Web Site.
Chapter 3: Expanding a Site.
Book IX: Case Studies.
Chapter 1: Personal Web Sites.
Chapter 2: Blog Site.
Chapter 3: Online Newsletter.
Chapter 4: Photographer/Portfolio Site.
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