The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Web Page & Blog, 6E [NOOK Book]

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Spin your own web! Free CD-ROM included. More people are overcoming their digital fears and producing Internet content rather than just absorbing it. Whether their product is a collection of essays, stories, reviews, jokes, or shopping lists, they want to share it with everyone-from family and friends to strangers across the globe. How do they do it? By starting right here. The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Creating a Web Page and Blog-the only book of its kind- will help anyone ...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Web Page & Blog, 6E

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Overview

Spin your own web! Free CD-ROM included. More people are overcoming their digital fears and producing Internet content rather than just absorbing it. Whether their product is a collection of essays, stories, reviews, jokes, or shopping lists, they want to share it with everyone-from family and friends to strangers across the globe. How do they do it? By starting right here. The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Creating a Web Page and Blog-the only book of its kind- will help anyone build and maintain an Internet website or blog. Coverage includes:


*Step-by-step instructions for building a site from the ground up


*Important HTML tags


*Tips on using fonts, colors, and images


*Incorporating tables, forms, style sheets, and JavaScripts


*The new blog technology


*Plus! A "Webmaster's Toolkit" on a companion CD-ROM, providing files used in this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440696275
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/7/2004
  • Series: COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 518,565
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Paul McFedries is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows XP, and the proprietor of Word Spy, a blog devoted to recently coined words and phrases which has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Creating your first Web page and blog 1
1 A brief HTML primer 3
2 Laying the foundation : the basic structure of a Web page or blog 15
3 From buck-naked to beautiful : dressing up your page or blog 29
4 The gist of a list : adding lists to your page 49
5 Making the jump to hyperspace : adding links 63
6 A picture is worth a thousand clicks : working with images 75
7 The host with the most : choosing a Web hosting provider 93
8 Publish or perish : putting your page or blog on the Web 103
Pt. 2 A grab bag of Web page and blog wonders 119
9 Images can be links, too 121
10 Table talk : adding tables to your page 133
11 Making your Web pages dance and sing 151
12 Need feedback? : create a form! 161
13 Fooling around with frames 179
14 Some Web page doodads you should know about 193
15 The elements of Web page style 205
Pt. 3 Building your best blog 221
16 Blog design considerations 223
17 The elements of blog style 235
18 Building an audience for your blog 251
19 Getting along in the blog world 269
20 Choosing and using blog tools 279
Pt. 4 High HTML style : working with style sheets 297
21 A beginner's guide to style sheets 299
22 Sheet music : styles for fonts, colors, and backgrounds 311
23 The box model : styles for dimensions, borders, margins, and more 327
App. A Frequently asked questions about HTML 341
App. B HTML codes for cool characters 355
App. C The CD : the Webmaster's toolkit 363
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  • Posted April 16, 2009

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    Ur space on the www.

    The money spent on this guide was well worth it. 4 those of us that want 2 learn how 2 start a web page this is the book. It gives detailed instructions 2 assist U in starting Ur web page. The instructions R very simple & easy 2 follow. It is a worthwhile "on hand" guide 2 add 2 Ur computer book collection. The price is great 4 the book and an instructional CD.

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