Web Design All-in-One For Dummies

Web Design All-in-One For Dummies
By Sue Jenkins

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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.


Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #85451 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: For Dummies
  • Published on: 2013-01-22
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.90" h x 1.40" w x 7.30" l, 2.48 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 688 pages

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From the Back Cover

5 books in 1

  • Getting Started
  • Designing for the Web
  • Building Websites
  • Web Standards and Testing
  • Publishing and Site Maintenance

Web design includes so many tasks! Here's the information you need to complete each one

A web designer wears many hats. Let this book be your hat rack! You'll develop goals for your site, target your audience, design a layout, mock up your design, and optimize the graphics. Then grab your techie hat and learn to build your site with HTML and CSS. From concept to maintenance, here's what you need!

  • Behind the scenes — plan site goals, define your audience, build wireframes and a site map, and choose your tools
  • Part art, part technology — create a design with visual appeal that also conforms to the rules of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Building blocks — set up your page; add text, images, multimedia files, and hyperlinks; organize data; and style pages with CSS
  • Testing, testing — test your site to be sure it works on multiple platforms, browsers, and devices
  • It's out there — publish your site, enhance it with SEO techniques, and keep it up to date

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to attract visitors to your site
  • How to design for browsers, phones, and tablets
  • How to optimize web graphics
  • CSS tricks for effective design
  • Steps for constructing navigation systems
  • How to link your social media accounts to your website
  • Tips for conducting prelaunch testing
  • Help making your site attractive to search engines

About the Author

Sue Jenkins is a working designer as well as a design trainer and author. Her design firm, Luckychair, provides design services for web, logo, and print. Sue has also created a series of training DVDs on popular Adobe design tools including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator.


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5I highly recommend it!
By Cathy M. Riso
Very practical and helpful, even to this basically un-technical being. I highly recommend it!

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Four Stars
By barbara j.
Haven't finished reading it yet. But hope it makes the strange language more clear to me.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5A very good book I would recommend
By T. Philip
Web deveopment is described on detail - very helpful. It covers all aspects of creating, hosting and maintaining a web site. l did not read the book completely yet, though. A few sample web exercises would have been helpful.
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