Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content

Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content

by Biz Stone
     
 

Turn your home page into a microportal with fresh content that will keep readers coming back. The first hands-on book on building blogs, this is an excellent tutorial for new bloggers, and includes many advanced techniques for veteran bloggers. Simply put, web logging, known as blogging, is an easy way of updating a web page via a browser without the hassle of

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Overview

Turn your home page into a microportal with fresh content that will keep readers coming back. The first hands-on book on building blogs, this is an excellent tutorial for new bloggers, and includes many advanced techniques for veteran bloggers. Simply put, web logging, known as blogging, is an easy way of updating a web page via a browser without the hassle of launching an FTP client or HTML editor. With all the templates, add-ons, and extra features associated with building this microportal, the blog is a new take on the home page. The blog brings the voice of its creator to the surface, builds it into the design, and keeps the content fresh and meaningful. This book features hands-on tutorials for building a blog, adding a user based commenting system, adding team members, syndicating with JavaScript, adding searches to a site, and much more. This is the book for creative web-enthusiasts looking for the "next thing" and it's the first book of new ideas and advanced tutorials for bloggers already numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735712997
Publisher:
New Riders
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Voices That Matter Series
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 7.36(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Writer and designerBiz Stone made the leap from print to web design in the late '90s. Shortly thereafter, he signed on as creative director of a dot-com startup Xanga.com, which featured web logging and other community tools. Since then, he has become obsessed with personal publishing and all it has to offer. Biz has written dozens of articles about web development for Web Review and Web Techniques, among others. More information about Biz can be found at Bizstone.com.

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