Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

All you need to know on web design in a thorough new edition

If you want just one complete reference on web design, this book is it. The newest edition of this essential guide features 650+ pages on the latest tools and new web design standards, such as HTML5, CSS 3, and other core technologies and page-building strategies. Five minibooks provide deep coverage: essential pre-design considerations, how to establish the look of your site, building a site, how to test your site, and taking your site public. Design professional and author Sue Jenkins understands what designers need and gives you the answers.

  • Thorough revision brings you up to date on the latest changes in the world of web design
  • Features five minibooks that cover all the bases: Getting Started, Designing for the Web, Building the Site, Standards and Testing, and Publishing and Site Maintenance
  • Covers the latest tools, page-building strategies, and emerging technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS 3
  • Includes over 650 pages of detail on such topics as establishing audience focus, creating content, using mock-ups and storyboards to establish the look, how to design for text and images, testing your site, and more

If you’re looking for an in-depth reference on all aspects of designing and building a site and taking it live, Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the book.

Table of Contents
Book I: Getting Started
Chapter 1. Starting with a Plan
Chapter 2. Defining the Audience
Chapter 3. Gathering Content
Chapter 4. Choosing the Right Tools
Chapter 5. Attracting Visitors to Your Site

Book II: Designing for the Web
Chapter 1. Defi ning the Look and Feel
Chapter 2. Mocking Up the Design
Chapter 3. Slicing and Optimizing Web Graphics

Book III: Building Websites
Chapter 1. Adding Text, Images, and Links
Chapter 2. Organizing Content with Tables and Lists
Chapter 3. Styling with Cascading Style Sheets
Chapter 4. Understanding CSS Style Properties
Chapter 5. Creating Web Layouts
Chapter 6. Constructing Navigation Systems
Chapter 7. Building Web Forms
Chapter 8. Making Your Pages Interactive
Chapter 9. Making Websites with Templates and Server-Side Includes

Book IV: Web Standards and Testing
Chapter 1. Following Web Standards
Chapter 2. Testing, Accessibility, Compliance, and Validation

Book V: Publishing and Site Maintenance
Chapter 1. Domain Registration and Hosting
Chapter 2. Publishing Your Site
Chapter 3. Search Engine Optimization and Site Maintenance

Book Details

  • Paperback: 688 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 2nd Edition (January 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118404106
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118404102
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