Creating Web Pages All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Author(s): Richard Wagner


This title contains ten mini-books spanning nearly 800 pages which give beginning and intermediate Web page designers all the information and know-how they need to create great-looking pages with all the bells and whistles. It is completely rewritten and updated throughout to cover new page design tools and trends. It features three all-new minibooks that cover building simple pages at online services such as Google Pages, using Microsoft's new Expressions Web tool, and tweaking a site's look and feel with Cascading Style Sheets. The mini-books cover Web and page design, online services (MySpace, Google Pages, eBay), Microsoft Expression Web, Dreamweaver, HTML/XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets, graphics and multimedia, e-commerce, scripting, and Flash.


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Richard Wagner is an experienced Web designer, the inventor of the NetObjects ScriptBuilder Web tool, and the former vice president of product development for NetObjects. A versatile writer with a wide range of interests, he is also the author of XSLT For Dummies, C.S. Lewis & Narnia For Dummies (both published by Wiley), and many others. His online home is at 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.

Introduction. 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 2: Programming in JavaScript. 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. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470096291
  • : Contains CD-ROM
  • : July 2007
  • : 232mm X 187mm X 37mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Wagner
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 005.72
  • : 672
  • : Illustrations