Synopses & Reviews
While many technically-minded individuals prefer to write HTML and XML code to build web pages, an increasing number of business and design professionals are turning to Microsoft's FrontPage. A powerful page design and site development tool, FrontPage, a part of the Office suite, provides tools for rapid deployment of complex Web solutions. Beginning with the basic interface, and moving on to the inclusion of forms, interactive content, rich media, e-commerce technologies and more, this ATC book provides a means to learn this complex and powerful development tool. The reader willby the end of the bookhave a thorough and complete knowledge of using FrontPage to develop, publish, and maintain the most complex of Websites. For beginning web designers or experienced site managers.
About the Author
Ellenn Behoriam is the President and founder of Against The Clock, which has its roots in on-site training in many of the nation's leading publishing, design, prepress and printing companies. Today, Ellenn and her staff, along with dozens of professional writers, educators, illustrators, and artists collaborate via a worldwide network to develop, illustrate, test, and publish courses for the Prentice Hall Against The Clock library. The group is dedicated to delivering the most helpful and well thought out series available for the graphic arts industry.
Table of Contents
Platform. Naming Conventions. Key Commands. Office Update. The CD-ROM and Initial Setup Considerations. Web Browser and Web Server Access. System Requirements. Prerequisites.
1. The World Wide Web and FrontPage.
Defining the Web. Web Browsers. Web Servers. Web Design 101. Learning FrontPage 2002.
2. Understanding the HTML Document.
HTML Document Structure. Tag Structure. HTML Tag List. Coding a Web Page. Examining a Sophisticated Web Page.
3. The FrontPage Interface.
The FrontPage Web. Selecting a View. A Quick Look at FrontPage's Toolbars. Language Bar.
4. Working with FrontPage Webs.
Modifying an Existing FrontPage Web. Adding a Subweb with Permissions. Closing a FrontPage Web. Page Considerations. Adding Pages. Saving Changes to a Web. FrontPage Publishing or FTP.
5. Entering and Formatting Text.
Entering Text on a Web Page. HTML Styles. Creating Lists. Spell Check and Thesaurus. Find and Replace. Previewing Your Work.
6. Cascading Style Sheets.
CSS Rules. Types of Style Sheets. Classes, Inheritance, and Global Classes. Precedence. CSS 2.0 Positioning.
Navigational Links. Linking to Email. Creating Image Links. Developing an Image Map.
Free-Form Project #1.
Sources. Adding Graphics. AOL Graphic Recompression.
Custom Themes. Applying a Theme. Changing and Modifying a Theme.
10. Web Page Layout.
Default Text Flow. Shared Borders. Tables. Frames. Included Pages. Layering and Positioning. Layout Considerations/Combining Techniques.
11. Input Forms.
Uses of a Web Form. Creating a Form Manually. Submitting and Resetting. Configuring Your Form.
12. Active Server Pages.
Scripting and ASP. ASP Components. Developing Active Server Pages.
13. Web Components.
The Browser Wars. How Does DHTML Work? Dynamic Effects with DHTML. Sound and Video. Additional Web Components.
14. Evaluating and Publishing.
FrontPage Workflows. Compatibility Issues. Checking for Errors and Fine-Tuning Your Web. Publishing Your Web. Testing Your FrontPage Web. Promoting Your Web Site.
Free-Form Project #2.
Glossary (Supplied on the CD-ROM in PDF Format).