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Creating Web Pages For Dummies, 9th Edition

Creating Web Pages For Dummies, 9th Edition

Bud E. Smith

ISBN: 978-0-470-38535-7

Nov 2008

336 pages

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It’s easy to design, build, and post a Web page with Google Page Creator or CoffeeCup HTML Editor, but a friendly guide still comes in handy. Creating Web Pages For Dummies®, 9th Edition introduces you to Web design software and online page-building tools, and walks you through the process in record time.

Like its previous editions, this book gives you the skinny on getting Web pages up and running with the least amount of hassle. But not just ho-hum Web pages! Yours will look fantastic and be easy to build, and you’ll even get a trial version of CoffeeCup HTML Editor and visual design tools on the bonus CD. You’ll learn to:

  • Get a simple page designed and online by the end of Chapter 3
  • Optimize photos, video, and audio for the Web and get them onto your page
  • Register for a Google account and use the versatile Google Page Creator
  • Build pages using basic HTML or CoffeeCup HTML Editor
  • Identify and apply elements of design, avoid common errors, and create pages that get noticed
  • Maintain control by creating and editing pages in HTML with a text editor
  • Understand how image file size affects your pages, how to upload photos to Flickr, and how to add sound and video files to your Web pages
  • Develop your pages into a site with CoffeeCup HTML Editor and Visual Editor

You’ll even find out more about blogging and The trial software on the CD is for Windows, but the instructions for building great Web pages work on any system!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Introduction 1

Part I: Create a Web Page Today 7

Chapter 1: Web Publishing Basics 9

Chapter 2: Designing Your Online Look 31

Chapter 3: A Fast and Easy Page with Google Page Creator 49

Part II: Get ting the Content Right 61

Chapter 4: Words and Blogs 63

Chapter 5: Using Images and Uploading Photos to Flickr 89

Chapter 6: Playing Sounds on Your Site 121

Chapter 7: Screening Videos on Your Site 133

Part III: Your Site in WYSIWYG 149

Chapter 8: Using a WYSIWYG Editor 151

Chapter 9: Creating a WYSIWYG Page 161

Chapter 10: Graphics and Media, WYSIWYG Style 179

Chapter 11: Laying Out Your Site in WYSIWYG 189

Part IV: Your Site in HTML 199

Chapter 12: Using a Text Editor 201

Chapter 13: Creating a WYSIWYG Page 209

Chapter 14: Graphics and Media in HTML 223

Chapter 15: Laying Out Your Site in HTML235

Part V: The Par t of Tens 245

Chapter 16: Ten Web-Publishing Dos and Don’ts 247

Chapter 17: Ten Places to Host Your Page 255

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Make Your Page a Site 259

Part VI: Appendixes 263

Appendix A: Web Words Worth Knowing 265

Appendix B: A Quick Guide to HTML Tags 275

Appendix C: About the CD-ROM 297

Index 303