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Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Book I: Getting Ready
    1. Chapter 1: The First Step in Your Web-Building Journey
    2. Chapter 2: Assessing Your Resources
    3. Chapter 3: Working for The Man
    4. Chapter 4: Securing a Domain Name and Web-Hosting Service
  6. Book II: Designing the Site
    1. Chapter 1: Wireframing and Storyboarding Content
    2. Chapter 2: Preparing Content
    3. Chapter 3: Defining a Color Scheme
    4. Chapter 4: Organizing a Site in Dreamweaver CS6
    5. Chapter 5: Building Mobile-Friendly Sites
  7. Book III: Building Pages with HTML
    1. Chapter 1: HTML: What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Get It
    2. Chapter 2: Building Web Pages with HTML5
    3. Chapter 3: Structuring Content with HTML5
    4. Chapter 4: Creating HTML5 with Dreamweaver CS6
  8. Book IV: Designing Pages with CSS
    1. Chapter 1: Styling Text with CSS
    2. Chapter 2: Designing Pages
    3. Chapter 3: Effects and Transforms with CSS3
    4. Chapter 4: CSS in Dreamweaver
  9. Book V: Incorporating Web Graphics and Multimedia
    1. Chapter 1: Web Media 101
    2. Chapter 2: Introducing Fireworks and Photoshop
    3. Chapter 3: Creating Buttons and Banners
    4. Chapter 4: Creating Audio and Video Content
    5. Chapter 5: Creating Content with Flash
  10. Book VI: Creating Interactive Pages with JavaScript
    1. Chapter 1: JavaScript for Animation and Interactivity
    2. Chapter 2: DIY JavaScript
    3. Chapter 3: Generating JavaScript
    4. Chapter 4: JavaScript with Dreamweaver
  11. Book VII: Managing Forms with PHP
    1. Chapter 1: Collecting Information with Forms
    2. Chapter 2: DIY PHP Solutions
    3. Chapter 3: Gathering and Embedding Live Data
    4. Chapter 4: Working with Forms and Data in Dreamweaver
  12. Book VIII: Social Media and Interactive Add-ons
    1. Chapter 1: Adding a WordPress Blog
    2. Chapter 2: Integrating Social Media with Your Blog
    3. Chapter 3: Adding E-Commerce to Your Site
  13. Book IX: Deploying and Managing the Site
    1. Chapter 1: Optimizing and Testing the Site
    2. Chapter 2: Uploading the Site
    3. Chapter 3: Maintaining and Marketing the Site
    4. Chapter 4: Redesigning or Expanding the Site
  14. Book X: Case Studies
    1. Chapter 1: Photographer's Portfolio
    2. Chapter 2: E-Commerce Site
    3. Chapter 3: Blog Site
    4. Chapter 4: Online Newsletter
  15. Cheat Sheet