Principles of Web Design

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Principles of Web Design, Third Edition will help users build on their HTML skills to enhance Web pages and gain a critical eye for evaluating Web site design. Updated for the latest Web design technologies, this text has increased coverage of XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets to keep your curriculum up to date. Screen shots and browser information have been updated to reflect the most current Web trends and technology. This text provides the solid foundation needed to build successful Web sites.
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"I have used this book in the past, (3rd edition), and found it to be an excellent teaching source."

"The approach in this proposal (user-centric web design) is something that I strongly agree with. It is why I have chosen this book over other web design books in my courses. I am excited about the new material about CSS positioning."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111531393
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/28/2011

Meet the Author

Joel Sklar is an instructional designer and technical trainer specializing in HTML, XML, and Web technologies. He has taught markup languages and Web design to thousands of technical professionals in the New England area. Joel's consulting business offers a range of technical and design classes as well as customized courseware and e-learning development. Known for his lively hands-on demonstrations, Joel has presented at Web and technical conferences throughout the United States.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Understanding the Web design environment 1
Ch. 2 Web site design principles 29
Ch. 3 Planning the site 69
Ch. 4 Planning site navigation 93
Ch. 5 Creating page templates 125
Ch. 6 Introducing cascading style sheets 169
Ch. 7 Web typography 191
Ch. 8 Graphics and color 233
Ch. 9 Using the box properties 287
Ch. 10 Working with forms 325
Ch. 11 Publishing and maintaining your Web site 359
App. A XHTML reference 373
App. B CSS reference 391
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