How to Design and Write Web Pages Today

How to Design and Write Web Pages Today

by Karl A. Stolley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313380384

ISBN-13: 9780313380389

Pub. Date: 03/21/2011

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This standards-based approach shows readers how to create accessible, usable, and sustainable websites.

• Screenshots of different Web design approaches, practices, and user experiences—all based on work by the author

• A brief glossary of the most common terms

• A select, annotated bibliography for going even further in your Web writing,

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Overview

This standards-based approach shows readers how to create accessible, usable, and sustainable websites.

• Screenshots of different Web design approaches, practices, and user experiences—all based on work by the author

• A brief glossary of the most common terms

• A select, annotated bibliography for going even further in your Web writing, and staying current as Web writing and design progress over time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313380389
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/21/2011
Series:
Writing Today Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
305
Sales rank:
814,847
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xxi

Part I What Am I Writing?

Chapter 1 Why Write for the Web? 3

Chapter 2 Reading the Web 13

Chapter 3 Creating Web Content 25

Chapter 4 Standards-Based Web Pages 33

Chapter 5 Preparing to Write and Design 43

Part II Issues and Challenges

Chapter 6 Accessibility 57

Chapter 7 Usability 69

Chapter 8 Sustainability 81

Part III Strategies for Success

Chapter 9 Structured Content: XHTML Overview 91

Chapter 10 Presentation and Design: CSS Overview 103

Chapter 11 Rapid Prototyping 121

Chapter 12 Writing with Source in a Text Editor 133

Chapter 13 Page Metadata 147

Chapter 14 Page Branding 159

Chapter 15 Navigation 177

Chapter 16 Text Content 189

Chapter 17 Page Layout 205

Chapter 18 Multimedia Content 225

Chapter 19 Performance and Interaction 235

Part IV Problems and Solutions

Chanter 20 Site Architecture 249

Chapter 21 Reusing and Dynamically Generating Content 257

Chapter 21 Dynamic Sites in WordPress 267

Chapter 23 Going Live 275

Chapter 24 Tracking Visitors, Sharing Content 281

Resources for the Future 289

Glossary 295

Index 299

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