Synopses & Reviews
Website design and development can be a minefield for beginners. Where do you start? What languages should you learn? What techniques should you use to produce your site? What should you put on your site? How do you make it look appealing? How do you update it? This book takes into account the most frequently asked website design and development questions and gives you straightforward answers. No experience required in this step-by-step guide to website design and development Presents the important techniques you need to learn in easy-to-follow examples Takes the confusion out of languages, technologies, and all the important elements of the development process What you?ll learn How to start making a website that takes into account important practices such as accessibility and usability A simple and effective step-by-step process you can master to work at your own pace and fuel your own learning process The importance of taking the time to understand and learn your craft while being able to dive straight into the creative process What languages, products, and resources are available to allow you to extend your learning beyond this book to maintain an active skill set The different fields that exist within the web design industry and how each of these areas helps bring a website together How to troubleshoot and resolve problems and advice on courses of action you can take for general problems that occur during the process Who this book is for
If you want to build a website but don't know where to start, this is the book for you. Table of Contents What Kind of Website Should I Make? How Do I Write Good Content? How Should I Start Coding My Site? What About Web Hosting? How Can I Style My Website? How Can I Use Images and Media? What If Something Goes Wrong? How Can I Add Interactivity? How Can My Website Be Improved? How Can I Get More Visitors?
So you want to build your very own website? That s awesome By picking up this book you have taken the first step in making your wish come true. A lot of stigma exists about the difficulty of building websites, but you can take comfort in the fact that almost anyone with a computer and access to the Internet can produce a website It might take you a while to get through this book, because it goes into more depth than some other beginner books to equip you better for all possible scenarios. Hopefully, once you finish this book, you will want to learn more about the subjects discussed, but if I can offer you a single piece of advice before starting on your quest it is stay calm and don t panic. After all, creating a website can be a lot of fun Your Expectations You probably have a number of expectations for this book based on what you want to learn. Basic details of what you should expect are provided within each chapter of this book, but the following general rules apply and state exactly what kind of experience you should get as you begin reading."