Building a Web Site For Dummies: Edition 2

John Wiley & Sons
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Ever wanted to build your own Web site to express your views? Or maybe you want to set up an e-business? Now, not only will you be able to create your own space on the Web, but you can also make it look professional with Building a Web Site For Dummies. This resourceful guide lays down all the basics for getting started with creating a Web site for your club, team, family, or business.

This is the only book that walks aspiring Webmasters like you through all the steps of designing, building, publishing, publicizing, and updating a Web site without concentrating on a single tool. While reading this laid-back and down-to-earth guide, you will discover how to:

  • Make your site easy to navigate
  • Get optimum listing on Google
  • Accept payment for an online business
  • Gain feedback with message boards
  • Add photos, sound, and video to your site

Along with this helpful guide is a CD-ROM that includes many exciting features to give you access to more Web site-creating tools:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe GoLive CS tryout versions
  • Trial versions of Macromedia Flash MX 2004, ColdFusion MX Enterprise, Fireworks MX 2004, Dreamweaver MX 2004, and FreeHand MX
  • Hemera Photo-Objects 500 Sampler

Under the wing of David Crowder, author of over 10 books and former Vice President of Data Processing with National Research Corporation, creating your own Web site has never been easier. Building a Web Site for Dummies provides plenty of hands-on guidance to turn you into a Web designer in no time!

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

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About the author

David A. Crowder has authored or coauthored more than 20 books on subjects ranging from computers to historical mysteries, including popular bestsellers such as Building a Web Site For Dummies and CliffsNotes Getting on the Internet. He was selling hypertext systems back in the days when you had to explain to people what the word meant. He has been involved in the online community since its inception and is the recipient of several awards for his work, including NetGuide Magazine’s Gold Site Award.
He is the son of a teacher and a college president, and his dedication to spreading knowledge, especially about the computer revolution, goes beyond his writing. He also founded three Internet mailing lists (discussion groups), JavaScript Talk, Java Talk, and Delphi Talk, all of which were sold to Ziff-Davis. One of his most treasured memories is the message he received from an oldtimer on one of those lists who said that he had never seen such a free and open exchange of information since the days when computers were built by hobbyists in home workshops.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Jul 26, 2004
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Pages
382
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ISBN
9780764577543
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Internet / General
Computers / Web / Design
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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David A. Crowder
Whether you’re in the preliminary stages of planning a site or you’re looking to improve the look of an existing site, this reference book covers it all. Now updated with the latest site tools, design techniques, and commerce options, this new edition of the bestseller offers a solid framework for building a Web site from scratch. Packed with all the essentials to help make your site the best it can be, this resource goes beyond just basic design and page building to show you how to incorporate both of those elements into a successful site.

Veteran author David Crowder spills the secrets to planning and creating an effective site from the ground up. You’ll decipher ways to transform a bunch of seemingly random web pages into a coherent web site and you’ll discover myriad ways to make your site look and sound amazing.

This updated third edition features content on designing with CSS, using the latest version of Dreamweaver, and applying Web analytics and promotion techniques. In addition, the book covers topics such as:

Keeping a site fresh and exciting Designing a look that appeals to your intended audience Determining your Web page structure Incorporating color, images, graphics, music, and video Merging CSS and HTML Planning usable navigation Providing guestbooks and message boards Designing for e-commerce Getting set up with PayPal, Google Checkout, E-cash, etc.

The accompanying CD-ROM provides trial versions of software that is used in the book as well as sample templates and graphics for Web building. Once you start referring to Building a Web Site For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you’ll wonder how you ever existed without this invaluable information!

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

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