Building a Web Site for Dummies, Second Edition

Building a Web Site for Dummies, Second Edition

by David A. Crowder, Rhonda Crowder
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Building a Web Site for Dummies, Second Edition by David A. Crowder, Rhonda Crowder

Ever wanted to build your own Web site to express your views? Or maybe you want to set up an e-business? Now, not only will you be able to create your own space on the Web, but you can also make it look professional with Building a Web Site For Dummies. This resourceful guide lays down all the basics for getting started with creating a Web site for your club, team, family, or business.

This is the only book that walks aspiring Webmasters like you through all the steps of designing, building, publishing, publicizing, and updating a Web site without concentrating on a single tool. While reading this laid-back and down-to-earth guide, you will discover how to:

  • Make your site easy to navigate
  • Get optimum listing on Google
  • Accept payment for an online business
  • Gain feedback with message boards
  • Add photos, sound, and video to your site

Along with this helpful guide is a CD-ROM that includes many exciting features to give you access to more Web site-creating tools:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe GoLive CS tryout versions
  • Trial versions of Macromedia Flash MX 2004, ColdFusion MX Enterprise, Fireworks MX 2004, Dreamweaver MX 2004, and FreeHand MX
  • Hemera Photo-Objects 500 Sampler

Under the wing of David Crowder, author of over 10 books and former Vice President of Data Processing with National Research Corporation, creating your own Web site has never been easier. Building a Web Site for Dummies provides plenty of hands-on guidance to turn you into a Web designer in no time!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764571442
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/28/2004
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

David A. Crowder has authored or coauthored more than 20 books on subjects ranging from computers to historical mysteries, including popular bestsellers such as Building a Web Site For Dummies and CliffsNotes Getting on the Internet. He was selling hypertext systems back in the days when you had to explain to people what the word meant. He has been involved in the online community since its inception and is the recipient of several awards for his work, including NetGuide Magazine’s Gold Site Award.
He is the son of a teacher and a college president, and his dedication to spreading knowledge, especially about the computer revolution, goes beyond his writing. He also founded three Internet mailing lists (discussion groups), JavaScript Talk, Java Talk, and Delphi Talk, all of which were sold to Ziff-Davis. One of his most treasured memories is the message he received from an oldtimer on one of those lists who said that he had never seen such a free and open exchange of information since the days when computers were built by hobbyists in home workshops.

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Building a Web Site for Dummies, Second Edition 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
On page 2, the author says he assumes that the reader has some experience creating Web pages. Because he makes this assumption, he does not provide enough basic information. I would not have needed a book on how to build a web site for dummies if I had ever built a web page.