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Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies
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Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies
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Ten minibooks in one! The perfect reference for beginning web builders

This hefty, 800+ page book is your start-to-finish roadmap for building a web site for personal or professional use. Even if you're completely new to the process, this book is packed with everything you need to know to build an attractive, usable, and working site. In addition to being a thorough reference on the basics, this updated new edition also covers the very latest trends and tools, such as HTML5, mobile site planning for smartphones and tablets, connecting with social media, and more.

  • Packs ten minibooks into one hefty reference: Preparation, Site Design, Site Construction, Web Graphics, Multimedia, Interactive Elements, Form Management, Social Media Integration, Site Management, and Case Studies
  • Covers the newest trends and tools, including HTML5, the new Adobe Create Suite, and connecting with social media
  • Offers in-depth reviews and case studies of existing sites created for a variety of purposes and audiences, such as blog sites and non-profit sites
  • Walks you through essential technologies, including Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and more

Plan, build, and maintain a site that does exactly what you need, with Building Web Sites All-In-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

Ten minibooks in one! The perfect reference for beginning web builders

This hefty, 800+ page book is your start-to-finish roadmap for building a web site for personal or professional use. Even if you're completely new to the process, this book is packed with everything you need to know to build an attractive, usable, and working site. In addition to being a thorough reference on the basics, this updated new edition also covers the very latest trends and tools, such as HTML5, mobile site planning for smartphones and tablets, connecting with social media, and more.

  • Packs ten minibooks into one hefty reference: Preparation, Site Design, Site Construction, Web Graphics, Multimedia, Interactive Elements, Form Management, Social Media Integration, Site Management, and Case Studies
  • Covers the newest trends and tools, including HTML5, the new Adobe Create Suite, and connecting with social media
  • Offers in-depth reviews and case studies of existing sites created for a variety of purposes and audiences, such as blog sites and non-profit sites
  • Walks you through essential technologies, including Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and more

Plan, build, and maintain a site that does exactly what you need, with Building Web Sites All-In-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

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  • David Karlins is a web design professional and author who's written over 50 books and created video training on top web design tools. Doug Sahlin is the coauthor of Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies and author of Digital Landscape & Nature Photography For Dummies.
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  • Introduction 1

    Book I: Getting Ready 7

    Chapter 1: The First Step in Your Web-Building Journey 9

    Chapter 2: Assessing Your Resources 21

    Chapter 3: Working for The Man 37

    Chapter 4: Securing a Domain Name and Web-Hosting Service 51

    Book II: Designing the Site 61

    Chapter 1: Wireframing and Storyboarding Content 63

    Chapter 2: Preparing Content 83

    Chapter 3: Defining a Color Scheme 95

    Chapter 4: Organizing a Site in Dreamweaver CS6 103

    Chapter 5: Building Mobile-Friendly Sites 121

    Book III: Building Pages with HTML 127

    Chapter 1: HTML: What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Get It 129

    Chapter 2: Building Web Pages with HTML5 155

    Chapter 3: Structuring Content with HTML5 173

    Chapter 4: Creating HTML5 with Dreamweaver CS6 197

    Book IV: Designing Pages with CSS 237

    Chapter 1: Styling Text with CSS 239

    Chapter 2: Designing Pages 261

    Chapter 3: Effects and Transforms with CSS3279

    Chapter 4: CSS in Dreamweaver 301

    Book V: Incorporating Web Graphics and Multimedia 319

    Chapter 1: Web Media 101 321

    Chapter 2: Introducing Fireworks and Photoshop 335

    Chapter 3: Creating Buttons and Banners 353

    Chapter 4: Creating Audio and Video Content 393

    Chapter 5: Creating Content with Flash 417

    Book VI: Creating Interactive Pages with JavaScript 447

    Chapter 1: JavaScript for Animation and Interactivity 449

    Chapter 2: DIY JavaScript 465

    Chapter 3: Generating JavaScript 487

    Chapter 4: JavaScript with Dreamweaver 515

    Book VII: Managing Forms with PHP 539

    Chapter 1: Collecting Information with Forms 541

    Chapter 2: DIY PHP Solutions 563

    Chapter 3: Gathering and Embedding Live Data 583

    Chapter 4: Working with Forms and Data in Dreamweaver605

    Book VIII: Social Media and Interactive Add-ons 625

    Chapter 1: Adding a WordPress Blog 627

    Chapter 2: Integrating Social Media with Your Blog 651

    Chapter 3: Adding E-Commerce to Your Site 665

    Book IX: Deploying and Managing the Site 689

    Chapter 1: Optimizing and Testing the Site 691

    Chapter 2: Uploading the Site 705

    Chapter 3: Maintaining and Marketing the Site 719

    Chapter 4: Redesigning or Expanding the Site 733

    Book X: Case Studies 749

    Chapter 1: Photographer's Portfolio 751

    Chapter 2: E-Commerce Site 757

    Chapter 3: Blog Site 763

    Chapter 4: Online Newsletter773

    Index 779

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