Creating a Website: The Missing Manual

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Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need.

  • Plan your site. ...
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Overview

Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need.

  • Plan your site. Create web pages by learning the basics of HTML and HTML5.
  • Control page design with CSS. Format text, images, links, tables, and other elements.
  • Attract visitors. Ensure that people can find your site through popular search engines.
  • Build a community. Add forums, fresh content, and a feedback form to encourage repeat visits.
  • Get smart. Use free tools to identify your site’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Create your own blog. Post your musings with a free blog-hosting service.
  • Bring in cash. Host Google ads, sell Amazon’s wares, or push your own products.
  • Add pizzazz. Include audio, video, interactive menus, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449301729
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/10/2011
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 584
  • Sales rank: 458,242
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. Web novices can tiptoe out onto the Internet with him in Creating a Website: The Missing Manual. HTML fans can learn about the cutting edge of web design in HTML5: The Missing Manual. And human beings of all description can discover just how strange they really are in the quirky handbooks Your Brain: The Missing Manual and Your Body: The Missing Manual.

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Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Preparing for the Web
  • Chapter 2: Creating Your First Page
  • Chapter 3: Putting Your Page on the Web
  • Chapter 4: Power Tools
  • Chapter 5: Text Elements
  • Chapter 6: Style Sheets
  • Chapter 7: Adding Graphics
  • Chapter 8: Linking Pages
  • Chapter 9: Page Layout
  • Chapter 10: Multipart Pages
  • Chapter 11: Introducing Your Site to the World
  • Chapter 12: Website Promotion
  • Chapter 13: Blogs
  • Chapter 14: Making Money with Your Site
  • Chapter 15: JavaScript: Adding Interactivity
  • Chapter 16: Fancy Buttons and Menus
  • Chapter 17: Audio and Video
  • HTML Quick Reference
  • Useful Websites
  • Colophon

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  • Posted March 3, 2012

    Not recommended for the beginner

    The write up and reviews on this book give the impression that it is OK for beginners. Don't be fooled by the cute little dog on the cover! This is a geek book that goes into detail about HTML and enough techie jargon to make your head spin! As a beginner, I did not find it helpful. Actually got more help from the website where I bought my domain name, and they had a quick blog website set up that was a breeze to use.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 13, 2011

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    Cannot Open eBook

    I downloaded the ebook to my NOOK, and it won't open it. It gives me this message: "Error Dialog Sorry, cannot open this book". It gives no suggestions to help. I went to Kindle for PC and dnloaded it without a hitch.
    I'm glad I only got the NOOK sample, and didn't pay for the book. I'm afraid to try to purchase it, in case it still wouldn't open. I'd be out $15.

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  • Posted July 25, 2009

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    Great handy manual!

    I love this series! This is a great book to have for those who are learning to build websites or just a book to keep handy for reference. No need to look anywhere else!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 5, 2012

    Muy buen libro. Excelentemente escrito

    Muy recomendado para iniciarse en el desarrollo de sitios web. Muy bien escrito

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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