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Building Web Sites All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Building Web Sites All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Doug Sahlin, Claudia Snell

ISBN: 978-0-470-12720-9

Feb 2007

768 pages

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$22.99

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Description

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.

Discover how to

  • Plan, maintain, and promote a Web site
  • Design with users in mind
  • Work with HTML and CSS
  • Optimize graphic elements for the Web
  • Build your site with e-commerce functionality
Introduction.

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 1: Adding Basic Interactivity with HTML Forms and JavaScript.

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.

Index.