Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages

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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages assumes that readers are true beginners - no prior Web page experience is necessary!

This hands-on tutorial teaches readers the fundamentals of creating Web pages, along with more advanced ideas like message areas, chat, and e-commerce options to make the page look like it was created by a professional. The book begins by explaining the need for HTML and the basics of good Web page design. It then covers using HTML tags and tools, ...

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Overview

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages assumes that readers are true beginners - no prior Web page experience is necessary!

This hands-on tutorial teaches readers the fundamentals of creating Web pages, along with more advanced ideas like message areas, chat, and e-commerce options to make the page look like it was created by a professional. The book begins by explaining the need for HTML and the basics of good Web page design. It then covers using HTML tags and tools, formatting text, adding images, and building links. Later chapters demonstrate how to add features to Web pages including tables, colors, frames, multimedia content, JavaScript, Style Sheets and Dynamic HTML. The author has also included several hundred pages of useful additional information, perfect for the beginning Web designer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789728951
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 10/30/2002
  • Series: Absolute Beginner's Guide Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Todd Stauffer is the author or co-author of more than 25 computing books, including HTML Web Publishing 6-in-1, HTML by Example with Ann Navarro, and Creating Your Own AOL Web Page with Andy Shafran. Stauffer has written for a number of magazines, including Publish magazine, Silicon Alley Reporter, Working Woman, and MacAddict.

Todd has worked as an advertising writer, technical writer, and magazine editor, all in consumer-oriented computing. Outside of computing, he's also a humor columnist and a travel/automotive writer. You can reach him via his Web site, at http://www.mac-upgrade.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
I Creating Web Pages
1 The Fundamentals of Web Publishing 9
2 A Crash-Course in Web Design 25
3 What You Need to Get Started 41
4 Creating Your First Page 59
II Design and Conquer
5 Formatting Your Text 77
6 Visual Stimulus - Adding Graphics 97
7 Building Hypertext Links 115
8 Table Basics 131
9 Advanced Table Elements and Table Design 145
10 Get Splashy: Style Sheets, Fonts, and Special Characters 175
11 Advanced Web Images and Imagemaps 203
III Building Your Site
12 Creating Sites with HTML Frames 219
13 Adding Multimedia and Java Content 237
14 Site-Wide Styles: Design, Accessibility, and Internationalization 257
IV Interacting with Your Users
15 Adding HTML Forms 273
16 CGIs and Data Gathering 303
17 Forums, Chats, and Other Add-Ons 319
Index 337
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