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Publisher Comments:

Did you know that all the tools you need to create great web pages are free, and they are built right into Windows XP or are available online? Sams Teach Yourself to Create Web Pages All in One will show you how to use these different tools to create a variety of web pages. Preston Gralla, best-selling author of more than two dozen books about computers and the Internet, and Matt Brown, editor of more than 20 Dreamweaver and Photoshop books, will walk you through how to quickly and inexpensively create certain types of popular web pages, such as:
  • A personal or family home page
  • eBay listings and shops to buy and sell merchandise
  • Web logs to impart news, information and observations

If you are not looking to make a huge investment in software, technology or time, but you want to quickly and easily get up-to-speed on how to create basic types of web pages, Sams Teach Yourself to Create Web Pages All in One is just the book you've been waiting for!

Book News Annotation:

The 199 lessons in this beginner's guide explain the basics of HTML, the process of building web pages on GeoCities and Netscape Composer, and image editing with Paint Shop Pro. Later chapters demonstrate how to list items for sale on eBay, set up an eBay store, create an account with Blogger, and add posts to the blog.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

The 199 lessons in this beginner's guide explain the basics of HTML, the process of building web pages on GeoCities and Netscape Composer, and image editing with Paint Shop Pro. Later chapters demonstrate how to list items for sale on eBay, set up an eBay store, create an account with Blogger, and add posts to the blog. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Preston Gralla, bestselling author of more than two dozen books about computers and the Internet, walks readers through how to quickly and inexpensively create certain types of popular Web sites, such as a personal or family home page, eBay listings and shops to buy and sell merchandise, and Web logs to impart news, information and observations.

About the Author

Creating Web Pages All In One#LINK<>#About the Authors

Preston Gralla is the author of more than 30 books, including How the Internet Works, How Wireless Works, Windows XP in a Snap, and eBay in a Snap. He has written about technology for dozens of newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, PC Magazine, Computerworld, the Dallas Morning News (where he was a technology columnist), and many others. He was a founding editor of both PC Week and PC Computing, and an executive editor at CNet/ZDNet. As a well-known technology expert, he has made numerous appearances on television and radio, including CNN, MSNBC, ABC World News Now, the CBS Early Show, and many others. He has won numerous awards for his editing and writing, including Best Feature in a Computer Publication from the Computer Press Association.

Matt Brown is a San Francisco Bay-area consultant who has worked on creating Web pages for a number of years. He has edited more than 20 Dreamweaver and Photoshop books over the years, contributing most recently to Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Demystified (Macromedia Press).

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Table of Contents

I. GETTING STARTED BUILDING WEB PAGES.

1. Start Here

    How Web Sites Work

    How Web Servers Work

    Understanding Web Page Addresses

    What Is HTML?

    The Anatomy of a Web Page

    How You’ll Build Websites

2. The Basics of HTML

    About HTML

    Use HTML Tags

    About Empty Tags and Nesting

    Use Attributes and Values

    About Using Special Characters

    About Proper HTML Coding

    Set Up a Web Page’s Basic HTML Structure

    Add a Title and Head

    Add and Format Text

    About Creating Hyperlinks

    About Adding Graphics

    About Choosing a Hosting Service

    About Posting Your Page

3. Planning Out Your Website

    About Planning Your Site

    About Focusing on What You Want to Present

    Match Your Design and Content to Your Audience

    Organize Your Site’s Content

    Build a Site Map

    About Designing Your Site’s Navigation

II. BUILDING YOUR OWN WEBSITE ON GEOCITIES.

4. Getting Started Building Web Pages on GeoCities

    Explore GeoCities

    Sign Up for Services

    Use Yahoo! PageWizards to Create a Page

    Edit Your Page

5. Use the Yahoo! PageBuilder to Build Advanced Pages

    Use the PageBuilder

    Add Text and Graphics to the Page

    Create Links to Other Pages

    Add Special Features to Your Page

    Use Page Stats

    Add Hit Counters

    Add Stock Quotes

    Add News Feeds and Weather Maps

    Add a Search Function

6. Using the Advanced Editor for Building Web Pages

    Use the HTML Editor

    Create a Page

    Add a Table

    Preview and Use the Easy Upload

    Use the File Manager

    Use the Site Statistics

III. BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE USING NETSCAPE COMPOSER.

7. Getting Started with Netscape Composer

    Download Netscape

    About Netscape Composer

    Set Page Properties

    Set the Page Colors and Background

    Add Text and Links

8. Work with Text

    Add Structure to Your Text

    Add Color to Your Text

    Change Text Sizes and Styles

    Edit Text

    Use the HTML Views

    Add Lists

    Add Special Characters

    Spell Check the Document

9. Organize Text with Tables and Rules

    Insert a Table

    Customize Your Table for Effective Page Layout

    Add Style to Your Table

    Edit a Table

    Use Horizontal Rules

10. Add Pictures, Video, Sound, and Special Effects to Your Website

    Add a Picture to Your Page

    Add Pictures to Tables

    Align Images Without Tables

    Add a Flash Animation to Your Page

    Add a Video to Your Page

    Add Sounds to Your Page

    Add an Animated GIF to Your Page

11. Build Web Forms

    About Forms

    Create a Form

    Add Components to the Form

    About FormBuddy

    Set Up FormBuddy

    Modify Your Form for FormBuddy

    Set Up an Autoresponder

12. Publish Your Site

    Configure the Settings to Publish Your Site

    Publish Your Page

    Validate Your Site

IV. MANIPULATE IMAGES AND SHARE THEM ONLINE.

13. The Basics of Using Photos and Graphics

    Import Photos from a Digital Camera

    Scan In Photos

    Capture a Screenshot

    Convert Between Image Formats

    Change Photo Resolution and Size

14. Performing Basic Image Tasks with Paint Shop Pro

    About Image Information

    Zoom In and Out with the Zoom Tool

    Zoom In and Out with the Overview Palette

    Scroll a Large Image

    Magnify Your Work

    Add Copyright Information

    Share Images Using Email

    About Size and Resolution

    Change Image Size or Resolution

    Change the Working Area Without Affecting Image Size

    Change Color Depth

15. Retouching a Photograph with Paint Shop Pro

    About Removing Scratches, Specks, and Holes

    Remove Scratches Automatically

    Repair Scratches Manually

    Remove Specks and Spots

    Repair Holes and Tears

    Correct Red Eye

    Remove Freckles and Minor Blemishes

    Whiten Teeth

    Awaken Tired Eyes

16. Performing Basic Image Tasks with Adobe Photoshop Elements

    About Image Information

    Zoom In and Out with the Zoom Tool

    Zoom In and Out with the Navigator Palette

    Scroll a Large Image

    Magnify Your Work

    Add Copyright Information

    Share Images Using Email

    About Size and Resolution

    Change Image Size or Resolution

    Change the Working Area without Affecting Image Size

    Change Color Mode

17. Retouching a Photograph with Adobe Elements

    About Removing Scratches, Specks, and Holes

    Remove Scratches

    Remove Specks and Spots

    Repair Minor Holes and Tears

    Repair Major Holes and Tears

    Correct Red Eye

    Remove Wrinkles, Freckles, and Minor Blemishes

    Whiten Teeth

    Awaken Tired Eyes

18. Build an Album and Post Pictures on an Online Service

    About Online Photo Services

    Build an Online Album

    Select an Online Photo Service in Adobe Photoshop Elements

    Share Images Using an Online Service in Adobe Photoshop Elements

    Print Images Using an Online Photo Service in Adobe Photoshop Elements

V. MAKEMONEYBUILDING AUCTIONS ON EBAY.

19. How to Sell  on eBay

    About Selling on eBay

    About Finding Items to Sell

    About Banned Items

    Determine Your Selling Price and Estimate Your Selling Fees

    About the eBay Sell Your Item Page

    Start the Sell Form and Choose a Category

    Write the Title and Description

    Format Your Description with eBay’s HTML Editor

    Choose Pricing, Duration, and Location

    About Dutch Auctions

    Add Pictures to Your Auction

    Choose Auction Extras

    Set Payment and Shipping Options

    Review and Post Your Auction

20. Power Tips for Handling Digital Auction Pictures

    About Digital Pictures and eBay

    Set Up and Take a Picture

    Use the Web to Get a Digital Picture

    Edit the Picture

    Make the Picture Web Friendly

    About Posting Pictures with the eBay Picture Service

    About Using External Hosting for Your eBay Auction Pictures

21. Completing the Sale

    Track Your Auction

    Contact the Buyer

    About Accepting Payments

    About Accepting Escrow Service Payments

    About Problem Buyers

    Ship the Goods

    Pay the eBay Fees

22. Advanced Tools for Sellers

    About Advanced Seller’s Tools

    Create Multiple Listings with Turbo Lister

    Manage Multiple Listings with Seller’s Assistant

    Manage Bulk Listings with Selling Manager

    About Writing Effective Ad Copy

    Jazz Up Text and Headlines with HTML

    Colorize and Change Fonts and Add Effects with HTML

    About Including HTML on eBay Auction Pages

23. Starting an eBay Business

    About eBay Businesses

    Set Up an eBay Store

    About Listing Items for Sale at Your Store

    Market Your Store

    Make the Sale

24. Use eBay Power Tools

    About eBay Power Tools

    Manage Your Auctions with Auctions Sentry

    Handle Shipping with Shippertools.com

    Calculate eBay Selling Fees with FeeFinder

    Build Better Auctions with the Omni Auction Builder

    Get the Most Out of eBay with the eBay Toolbar

25. Sell Cars and Vehicles

    About Selling Cars and Vehicles

    Use the “Sell Your Vehicle” Checklist

    List Your Vehicle

    Use the CarAd Listing Tool

    About Accepting Payment for Your Vehicle

26. Sell Tickets Chapter Page

    About Selling Tickets

    Create a Ticket Auction

    About Accepting Money and Shipping the Tickets

    Make Sure You Don’t Get Burned Selling Tickets

VI. BUILD A BLOG.

27. Blogging Basics Chapter Page

    About Blogging

    Create an Account at Blogger.com

    Build a Blog Through the Wizard

    Make Your First Post

    View Your Blog

    Read Blogger News

    Browse Blogs

    Comment on Other People’s Blogs

28. Use Your Blogger Dashboard

    Set Your Blogger Profile

    Edit Your Blog from the Dashboard

    Add a Post

    Change Settings

    Change Templates

    Limit Who Can Comment on Your Blog

    Republish Your Blog

29. Use Advanced Blogging Tools

    Add Links to Your Blog

    Change the Location of Your Blog

    Archive Your Blog

    Create a Site Feed

    Enable Your Blog for Team Blogging

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672326905
Author:
Gralla, Preston
Publisher:
Sams
Author:
Brown, Matt
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML, SGML, VRML, XML
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself All in One
Publication Date:
May 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
9.12 x 7 x 1.38 in 1046 gr

Related Subjects

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"Synopsis" by , Preston Gralla, bestselling author of more than two dozen books about computers and the Internet, walks readers through how to quickly and inexpensively create certain types of popular Web sites, such as a personal or family home page, eBay listings and shops to buy and sell merchandise, and Web logs to impart news, information and observations.

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