Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites; Second Edition / Edition 2

Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites; Second Edition / Edition 2

by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300088981

ISBN-13: 9780300088984

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

This essential guide for Web site designers provides practical, concise advice on creating well-designed and effective Web sites and pages. Focusing on the interface and graphic design principles that underlie the best Web site design, this book offers invaluable help on a full range of issues, from planning and organizing goals to design strategies for a site to the

Overview

This essential guide for Web site designers provides practical, concise advice on creating well-designed and effective Web sites and pages. Focusing on the interface and graphic design principles that underlie the best Web site design, this book offers invaluable help on a full range of issues, from planning and organizing goals to design strategies for a site to the elements of individual page design. This second edition includes guidelines on designing for accessibility, strategies for maintaining a Web site, details on using style sheets, and much more. This book grew out of the widely used and highly praised Web site on site design created by the Center for Advanced Instructional Media at Yale University (info.med.yale.edu/caim/manual/). At this site, readers will continue to find updated color illustrations and examples to complement and demonstrate points made in the book, as well as useful and current online references.

Author Biography: Patrick J. Lynch is director of Web Design and Development at the Yale University School of Medicine. Sarah Horton is instructional technology specialist in Curricular Computing at Dartmouth College. She is also the author of Web Teaching Guide, available from Yale University Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300088984
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Process

Interface Design

Site Design

Page Design

Typography

Editorial Style

Web Graphics

Multimedia

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