Creating Web Pages All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Whether you want to build a Web page to recap a recent family reunion, promote your beagle breeding business, or market the next pet rock and make millions through e-commerce, this book will get you started. With almost 800 information-packed pages, it's actually nine concise minibooks, each tackling a specific aspect of Web development. Beginners will get off to a good start and old hands will learn the latest on XML, JavaScript, and more. This guide covers:

  • Getting up to speed on the basic information and skills you need to start creating a Web site
  • Finding an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or a free Web-hosting like Yahoo GeoCities to host your Web pages
  • Choosing and registering a domain name
  • Selecting tools for your Web workshop, including Web browsers, graphics programs, HTML editors, Java and animation tools, and office suites
  • Designing and tweaking Web pages with HTML
  • Using FrontPage 2003 as an HTML editor, an image editor, and a Web site publisher
  • Using Dreamweaver MX 2004, with info on incorporating images such as rollovers and hot spots, laying out pages with layers, using templates, and more
  • Adding pizzazz to your Web pages with multimedia, including graphics, sound, video, animation, and applets
  • Using JavaScript to create interactive features such as clickable images and smart forms, with info on basic JavaScript constructions, such as comments, variables, conditional expressions, loops, and operations
  • Using Flash MX 2004 to create sophisticated graphic effects and movies
  • Adding e-commerce capability using simplified, hosted, off-the-shelf, or build-your-own systems
  • Using XML (Extensible Markup Language) to encapsulate and transmit not just Web pages but any kind of structured info (such as database records)

Whole books have been written on these topics and programs, but this all-in-one guide will give you a good overview of essential information. Step-by-step instructions and screen shots guide you smoothly though the things you want to do. And you'll get hands-on experience right from the start with the CD-ROM that comes with the book. It includes:

  • Trial versions of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004, Flash MX 2004, and Contribute
  • xmlspy Version 2004 Home Edition, evaluation

If you're looking for a convenient reference that will get you started and give you the basics on adding new features and functions to your Web pages, Creating Web Pages for Dummies, 2nd Edition is the resource you'll use again and again.

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

Title: Creating Web Pages All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author Name: Siddalingaiah, Madhu,Lockwood, Stephen,Aviram, Mariva,Nielsen, Joyce J.,Weadock, Emily Sherrill,McCue, Camille,Dean, Damon,Ray, Deborah S.,Ray, Eric J.,Lowe, Doug,Vander Veer, Emily A.

Categories: Web Site Design,

Edition: 2

Publisher: For Dummies: 2004-01-30

ISBN Number: 0764543458

ISBN Number 13: 9780764543456

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: mon0002599672