Creating Web Pages All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, 3rd Edition
These nine minibooks show you the easy way to create great-looking pages with all the bells and whistles. They’re completely revised and updated to cover new page design tools and trends. Three all-new minibooks show you how to use Microsoft's new Expressions Web tool to build simple but dazzling pages at online services such as Google Pages, MySpace, and eBay. You’ll also learn how to tweak a site's look and feel with Cascading Style Sheets. Discover how to:
- Create user-friendly page designs
- Build a blog or photo page
- Fine-tune your firewall
- Fine-tune pages with HTML or CSS
- Spice up your pages with video and animation
- Use templates to save time and frustration
- Reduce exposure by controlling user tasks
- Create interactive features such as clickable images
- Generate sophisticated graphic effects and movies with FlashDiscover
So what are you waiting for? Get Creating Web Pages All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 3rd Edition and start smartening up your Web pages now!
Richard Mansfield’s recent titles include CSS Web Design For Dummies (Wiley), Office 2003 Application Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley), Visual Basic .NET Power Tools, with Evangelos Petroutsos (Sybex), and The Savvy Guide to Digital Music (SAMS). From 1981 through 1987, he was the editor of COMPUTE! magazine. Richard has written hundreds of magazine articles and two columns. He began writing books full time in 1991 and has written a total of 40 books. Of those, four became bestsellers: Machine Language for Beginners and The Second Book of Machine Language (both from COMPUTE! Books), The Visual Guide to Visual Basic, and Visual Basic Power Toolkit, with Evangelos Petroutsos (both from Ventana). Overall, his books have sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into 12 languages.
Table of Contents
Book I: Web & Page Design.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your Web Site.
Chapter 2: Best Practices in Web Design.
Chapter 3: Organizing and Navigating Your Web Site.
Book II: Online Services.
Chapter 1: Creating Your Own Space on MySpace.
Chapter 2: Creating a Basic Web Site with Google Page Creator.
Chapter 3: Blogging It: Creating Your Own Blog.
Chapter 4: Getting Started on eBay.
Book III: Microsoft Expression Web.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Microsoft Expression Web.
Chapter 2: Express Yourself: Creating Your First Site with Expression Web.
Chapter 3: Working with Text, Graphics, and Links.
Chapter 4: Laying Out Your Page with Expression Web.
Chapter 5: “Been There, Formatted That” with Dynamic Web Templates.
Book IV: Dreamweaver.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Dreamweaver.
Chapter 2: Nuts and Bolts: Creating Your First Dreamweaver Web Site.
Chapter 3: Formatting and Layout Basics.
Chapter 4: Enhanced Page Elements: Flash Controls and Spry Widgets.
Chapter 5: Forms Follow Function.
Chapter 6: Working with CSS.
Chapter 7: When DWT Calls: Using Templates for a Consistent Look.
Chapter 8: Think Outside the Page: Managing Your Web Site.
Book V: Cascading Style Sheets.
Chapter 1: Styling Your Web Pages with CSS.
Chapter 2: Selectively Speaking: Working with Selectors.
Chapter 3: Formatting Text.
Chapter 4: The Gang of Four: Formatting Box Properties.
Chapter 5: Positioning with CSS.
Book VI: HTML/XHTML.
Chapter 1: Exploring HTML and XHTML Documents.
Chapter 2: Working with Text and Links.
Chapter 3: Presenting Information with Lists and Tables.
Chapter 4: Adding Images.
Chapter 5: Divvying Up the Page with DIVs.
Chapter 6: Creating Forms.
Book VII: Graphics & Multimedia.
Chapter 1: Understanding Web Graphics.
Chapter 2: Optimizing Your Graphics.
Chapter 3: Hotspots and Image Maps.
Chapter 4: Image Rollovers.
Book VIII: Scripting.
Chapter 1: Understanding How Scripting Works.
Chapter 3: Understanding the Document Object Model.
Chapter 4: Adding Event Handlers to Your Web Page.
Chapter 5: Useful Things to Know When Scripting.
Book IX: Flash.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Adobe Flash.
Chapter 2: Working with the Stage and Layers.
Chapter 3: Working with Symbols.
Chapter 4: Making Movies.
Chapter 5: Publishing Your Movie.
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