Web Design All-in-One For Dummies
Full-color illustrations and five self-contained minibooks show you how to be a graphic designer, creative organizer, visual communicator, markup language technologist, and cutting-edge trendsetter, all in one. This book helps you lay the groundwork, follow design rules, test your site, register a domain name, and much more.
- Getting Started covers planning, defining your target audience, choosing the right software, and more
- Building Web Sites gets down to nuts and bolts: putting text, images, hyperlinks, and multimedia files together, organizing content, and building navigation systems
- Web Standards & Testing teaches you how to test and validate so everyone can enjoy your site
- Publishing & Site Maintenance helps you get your site online and keep it current
Web Design All-in-One For Dummies also helps you learn how to choose a Web editor and graphics program, how to make your site accessible to the widest possible audience, and when it’s time to call in a pro like author Sue Jenkins. It’s just what you need to start and manage a great site.
Book I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Starting with a Plan.
Chapter 2: Defining the Audience.
Chapter 3: Gathering Content.
Chapter 4: Choosing the Right Tools.
Book II: Designing for the Web.
Chapter 1: Defining the Look and Feel.
Chapter 2: Mocking Up the Design.
Chapter 3: Slicing and Optimizing Web Graphics.
Book III: Building Web Sites.
Chapter 1: Adding Text, Images, and Links.
Chapter 2: Organizing Content with Tables and Lists.
Chapter 3: Styling with Cascading Style Sheets.
Chapter 4: Understanding CSS Style Properties.
Chapter 5: Creating Web Layouts.
Chapter 6: Constructing Navigation Systems.
Chapter 7: Designing Web Forms.
Chapter 8: Making Your Pages Interactive.
Chapter 9: Building Web Sites.
Book IV: Web Standards and Testing.
Chapter 1: Following Web Standards.
Chapter 2: Testing, Accessibility, Compliance, and Validation.
Book V: Publishing and Site Maintenance.
Chapter 1: Domain Registration and Hosting.
Chapter 2: Publishing Your Site.
Chapter 3: Search Engine Optimization and Site Maintenance.
Sue Jenkins is a professional designer with experience in Web sites, print media, logo design, and illustration. She is the author of several books and?teaches Adobe software; has created training videos on Dreamweaver, Illustrator,?and Photoshop; and operates Luckychair, a Web and graphic design studio (www.luckychair.com).