Creating Web Pages for Dummies (with CD-Rom)

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In Creating Web Pages For Dummies, IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., has produced a Web authoring how-to book for the rest of us. Creating Web Pages For Dummies takes the mystery out of using HTML (HyperText Markup Language), preparing graphics, uploading, and all the other elements of publishing on the Internet's World Wide Web. Here, in plain English, authors Bud Smith and Arthur Bebak provide a brief Internet primer for those new to the brave new online world. More importantly, they present all the practical, ...
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Overview

In Creating Web Pages For Dummies, IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., has produced a Web authoring how-to book for the rest of us. Creating Web Pages For Dummies takes the mystery out of using HTML (HyperText Markup Language), preparing graphics, uploading, and all the other elements of publishing on the Internet's World Wide Web. Here, in plain English, authors Bud Smith and Arthur Bebak provide a brief Internet primer for those new to the brave new online world. More importantly, they present all the practical, ready-to-use information you need in order to get started as a Web author right away. In Creating Web Pages For Dummies, Smith and Bebak also share their own expert advice on designing attractive pages that don't take too long to download and on organizing sites in which users won't get lost.

The perfect guide for beginners, this all-new addition to the bestselling For Dummies series clearly describes how to create and publish attractive, useful pages on the World Wide Web. In crystal-clear English, it shows users what to do before getting committed to a Web page, and also explains publishing do's and don't's, VRML, HTML, SGML, URL, online services, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764503573
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Just a Hop, Skip, and Jump
What's the Book About?
CD(-ROM) for Me, See?
Step Lively Now
Part-y Time
Part I: Get Started with Web Publishing
Part II: Quick and Easy Web Pages
Part III: "Real" Web Publishing
Part IV: HTML Tools
Part V: The Part of Tens
Part VI: Appendixes
Icons Used in This Book
Spin Your Own Web

Part I: Get Started with Web Publishing

Chapter 1: Web Publishing Basics
The Internet Begets the Web
What the heck is the Internet?
What the heck is the World Wide Web?
Webs that exist "behind the firewall" -- and hackers who laugh at them
I link, therefore I am
Being a Player on the Stage of the World Wide Web
Getting to know the cast of Web characters
Examining the HTML script
Building the set with image maps and forms
Putting Your Name in Lights on the Web
Stumbling blocks on the Web
The Odd Couple view of Web publishing
Seven steps to successful publishing on the Web
Making simple things simple
Making difficult things possible
Chapter 2: Your Web Publishing Strategy
Web Page Design Guidelines
Ask, "Why am I doing this?"
Don't spend too much time on design
Have your work framed
Put the good stuff first
Think twice about download times
Know your audience
Use text bites
Look at sites you like
Plan for ongoing improvements
Define and measure success
Types of Web Sites
Personal sites
Topical sites
Commercial sites
Comical sites
The ...For Dummies Way to Web Publishing
Plan your site
Create the content
Publish your Web site
Chapter 3: Just Enough HTML
Ready: A Refreshingly Brief Description of HTML
Why learn HTML?
Ten key HTML tags plus one
Working with HTML documents
Viewing HTML documents
Creating HTML documents
Previewing HTML documents
Set: HTML Horse Sense
Go: Create a Web Page with HTML
Create your HTML file
Heads -- you win
Get a head and some body
Add a little list
Look back (and forward) in anchor
Link for yourself
The inner game of links
Browse your own weblet
Next steps in HTML

Part II: Quick and Easy Web Pages

Chapter 4: Free and Easy Web Publishing
Create a Personal Web Page Fast and Free
Applying for your personal home page
Waiting for Godot (or whatever your password is)
A home (page) of your own
Getting to the Home Page Editor
Creating a first impression
Getting your body in shape
Polishing up your page
Expanding the old homestead
Moving on out
Create a Business Web Page Fast and Free
Creating a home page for your business
Getting started
The devil is in the details
Describing your business
Submitting your page
Room to stay, or room to move
Even More Web Freebies
Chapter 5: Using Online Services for Web Publishing
Choosing an Online Service for Web Publishing
The best online service
The best Web access
The best Web publishing support
Publishing Your Web Page Online
Get your page online with America Online
Finding My Home Page
Entering basic information
Time to link, I think
Bring it on home
Getting served with CompuServe
Grab the software you need
Put the Wizard to work
Tell the Wizard about yourself
Finish up your home page
Publish your page with Prodigy
Find the personal Web page service
Tell Prodigy a little bit about yourself
Time to rock and roll
See what you have wrought

Part III: "Real" Web Publishing

Chapter 6: Graphics, Multimedia, and More
Dealing with Graphics
Speeding up slow pages
Graphics formats -- GIF and JPEG
Obtaining and creating graphics
Three things to avoid
Graphics in HTML
Use the IMG tag for inline graphics
Add an A-for-anchor to create a graphical link
Advanced GIFfery
Multimedia and Beyond
Sound and video
Page description languages
VRML
Web programming
Forms and CGIs
Java
And more
Chapter 7: Publishing Your Web Pages
Getting Web Server Space
Web hosting service features
Options for Web server space
Free server space
Online service server space
Internet Service Providers
Paid-for server space
Creating your own Web server
Finding a Web hosting provider
Transferring Your Files
Arrange your files before transfer
As simple as FTP
Connect to an FTP site
Upload your file(s) and disconnect
Using online service file transfer
Putting Your Site to Work
Test your site
Get feedback on your site
Publicize your site
Count and keep users

Part IV: HTML Tools

Chapter 8: Be True to Your Tool
What's in a Tool?
How Do You Evaluate Tools?
Chapter 9: Sail onto the Web with NaviPress
About NaviPress
Understanding the basics
So what's the problem?
Future prospects
The bottom line
Getting NaviPress
Downloading the online version
Using NaviPress
Granting yourself a title
Entering and formatting text
Adding a link
Adding an image
Looking at the HTML
Publishing your Web page
NaviPress and Beyond
Chapter 10: Grinding Out Pages with PageMill
About PageMill
Understanding the basics
So what's the problem?
Future prospects
The bottom line
Getting PageMill
Copying the demo version
Downloading the demo version
Buying the complete version
Using PageMill
Granting yourself a title
Entering and formatting some text
Adding a link
Adding an image
Looking at the HTML
Publishing your Web page
PageMill and Beyond
Chapter 11: Heat Up Your HTML with HotDog
About HotDog
Understanding the basics
So what's the problem?
Future prospects
The bottom line
Getting HotDog
Copying the CD-ROM version
Downloading the online version
Using HotDog
Granting yourself a title
Entering and formatting text
Adding a link
Adding an image
Looking at the Web page
Publishing your Web page
HotDog and Beyond
Chapter 12: Tool Along with BBEdit
About BBEdit with HTML Tools
Understanding the basics of BBEdit
So what's the problem?
Future prospects
The bottom line
Getting BBEdit
Copying the CD-ROM version
Downloading the online versions
Using BBEdit
Granting yourself a title
Entering and formatting text
Anchoring down a link
Adding an image to your image
Looking at the Web page
Publishing your Web page on your own
Beyond BBEdit
Chapter 13: More Authoring Tools
How to Find Tools
More PC Authoring Tools
InContext Spider
What it's like
Where to get it
When to use it
What's the buzz?
The bottom line
Internet Assistant for Word
What it's like
Where to get it
When to use it
What's the buzz?
The bottom line
The Ant Tools
Web Wizard
Where to get it
What it's like
When to use it
What's the buzz?
The bottom line
More Macintosh Authoring Tools
The Ant
What it's like
Where to get it
When to use it
What's the buzz?
The bottom line
Other Macintosh tools
msw to html
TextToHTML
HTML TableTool
The bottom line

Part V: The Part of Tens

Chapter 14: Ten Web Publishing DOs
Think about Your Target Audience
Use Good Sites as Models
Get Permissions for Content
Think Before You Design
Use Graphics
Use Links to Outside Sites
Test Your Pages
Ask for Feedback
Publicize Your Site
Update Your Site
Chapter 15: Ten Web Publishing Don'ts
Don't Start by Setting Up a Web Server
Don't Abuse Graphics
Don't Forget the Basics
Don't Forget ALT Tags and Text Equivalent Menus
Don't "Borrow" Content without Asking
Don't Inadvertently Limit Your Audience
Don't Abuse Netiquette
Don't Make Your Site Hard to Navigate
Don't Forget the "World" in World Wide Web
Don't Be Afraid to Learn More
Chapter 16: Ten Well-Written Web Pages
Who's Cool
Panic Encyclopedia
A Trip Through the Grand Canyon
L.L. Bean Products Catalog
Epicurious
Horror Haven
Santa Cruz Geek Social Scene
Electric Communities
Hotwired
Kaua'i Exotix

Part VI: Appendixes

Glossary
Appendix A: Web Service Providers
America Online
CompuServe
AT&T
BBN Planet
CerfNet
NetCom On-Line Communication Services
Prodigy
TheOnRamp
UUNet Technologies
Appendix B: A Quick Guide to HTML Tags
Versions of HTML
How to Use This Appendix
HTML 2.0-Compliant HTML Tags
Other Widely Used Tags
Less Frequently Used Navigator Tags
All Tags in Alphabetical Order
Appendix C: Using RESOURCE.HTM
General Web Developer Resources
Microsoft Windows Web Resources
Microsoft Windows Software
Macintosh Web Resources
Macintosh Web Software
Java
VRML
Usenet Newsgroups
Appendix D: What's on the CD-ROM?
DOS/Windows Files and Directories
RESOURCE.HTM
ANT
CIS
HPWIZ
HOTDOG
IASST
Installing Internet Assistant Under Windows 3.1 (WORDIA.EXE)
Installing Internet Assistant Under Windows 95 and Windows NT (WORDIA2B.EXE)
Installing the Word 6.0a patch
SPIDER
WIZARD
Macintosh Files and Folders
Resource.html
CompuServe folder
Ant Tools folder
BBEdit folder
Installing the BBEdit Lite 3.5.1 folder
Installing the BBEdit HTML Tools v1.3 folder
Installing the BBEdit 3.5 Demo folder
Filters folder
Installing the TextToHTML 1.3.1 folder
Installing the msw to html folder
HTMLPro folder
PageMill Evaluation Package folder

Index

License Agreement

Installation Instructions

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