Creating Web Pages For Dummies

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It’s easy to design, build, and post a Web page with Google Page Creator or CoffeeCup HTML Editor, but a friendly guide still comes in handy. Creating Web Pages For Dummies®, 9th Edition introduces you to Web design software and online page-building tools, and walks you through the process in record time.

Like its previous editions, this book gives you the skinny on getting Web pages up and running with the least amount of hassle. But not just ho-hum Web pages! Yours will look ...

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Overview

It’s easy to design, build, and post a Web page with Google Page Creator or CoffeeCup HTML Editor, but a friendly guide still comes in handy. Creating Web Pages For Dummies®, 9th Edition introduces you to Web design software and online page-building tools, and walks you through the process in record time.

Like its previous editions, this book gives you the skinny on getting Web pages up and running with the least amount of hassle. But not just ho-hum Web pages! Yours will look fantastic and be easy to build, and you’ll even get a trial version of CoffeeCup HTML Editor and visual design tools on the bonus CD. You’ll learn to:



  • Get a simple page designed and online by the end of Chapter 3

  • Optimize photos, video, and audio for the Web and get them onto your page

  • Register for a Google account and use the versatile Google Page Creator

  • Build pages using basic HTML or CoffeeCup HTML Editor

  • Identify and apply elements of design, avoid common errors, and create pages that get noticed

  • Maintain control by creating and editing pages in HTML with a text editor

  • Understand how image file size affects your pages, how to upload photos to Flickr, and how to add sound and video files to your Web pages

  • Develop your pages into a site with CoffeeCup HTML Editor and Visual Editor

You’ll even find out more about blogging and Blogger.com. The trial software on the CD is for Windows, but the instructions for building great Web pages work on any system!

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Getting ready to create your first web page(s)? Don’t know where to start? Creating Web Pages for Dummies, Seventh Edition demystifies every step of the process -- and we mean every step.

Just follow the directions, as you create your text file in the “language of the Internet,” HTML, spice it up with graphics and links, preview it, get web server space, transfer your files there, even check to make sure everything’s working.

Want a free site? The authors walk you through publishing with Yahoo! GeoCities. Want a blog, your personal web diary? That’s covered, too -- also free, courtesy of Google’s Blogger. Most of the software and trialware you need to get started is on the accompanying CD-ROM, too. Suddenly, publishing web pages isn’t just easy, it’s dirt cheap, too. Bill Camarda, from the December 2004 Read Only

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“…bulging compendium of valuable site spinning knowledge…” (PC Home, November 2004)

“…a valuable resource addressing all site-crafting competencies…” (Web Pages Made Easy, August 2004)

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Whether you want to post a personal home page or a business Web site on the World Wide Web, do it the quick and easy way with this step-by-step book and accompanying CD-ROM. Discover the wide range of creation tools already on-line, how to create Web pages with or without HTML; placing your Web pages on a Web server (sometimes for free!); learn how to add graphics, formatting, hypertext links, and even multimedia to create a first-rate page without being an HTML pro!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470385357
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/10/2008
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Book and CD
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 375,454
  • Product dimensions: 9.12 (w) x 7.42 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Create a Web page today 7
Ch. 1 Web page publishing basics 9
Ch. 2 Going worldwide with GeoCities 29
Ch. 3 Web publishing with AOL and other ISPs 45
Ch. 4 Introduction to HTML 63
Pt. II Building pages 89
Ch. 5 Choosing your tools 91
Ch. 6 Creating your home page 109
Ch. 7 Filling in your home page 127
Ch. 8 Adding links to your Web page 145
Pt. III Better, stronger, faster pages 159
Ch. 9 Creating and adding Web-ready graphics 161
Ch. 10 Placing graphics right (and left) 179
Ch. 11 Designing a good-looking page 189
Ch. 12 Publishing your Web pages 205
Pt. IV Getting interactive 219
Ch. 13 Adding animation and multimedia 221
Ch. 14 Adding more interactivity 235
Ch. 15 Creating a full Web site 245
Ch. 16 Becoming a wizard with blogs 265
Pt. V The part of tens 279
Ch. 17 Ten Web publishing do's 281
Ch. 18 Ten Web publishing don'ts 287
Pt. VI Appendixes 293
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2000

    Excellent book for begginers

    This is an excellent book for anyone just starting to play with Web desing. It has great illustrations, text,examples,and the software that is included has great features. After I read the book I felt that I could create a preety good web site.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2012

    Always trust

    U can always trust "for dummies" books befause they are for everybody. It is worth it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2000

    Basic. It's really for dummies

    This is a good book if you know absolute nothing about web pages. It covers almost all aspects related to web sites in a very easy language. However, this book takes whole chapters telling us how to use two or three particular softwares that I think nobody uses.

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