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Sams Teach Yourself to Create Web Pages in 24 Hours

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ISBN-10: 0672320754

ISBN-13: 9780672320750

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Ned Snell

List price: $29.99
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@SUMMARY= No longer are aspiring Web publishers required to have an extensive understanding of complex scripting languages, HTML and CGI scripting. It's all easy on the eyes and mind with What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) Web page editors like Netscape Composer, Microsoft FrontPage. And Sams Publishing, teamed with author Ned Snell, brings the art and science of creating Web pages to the masses with Sams Teach Yourself to Create Web Pages in 24 Hours, Third Edition. This book gives the beginning Web page author everything he needs to know to get a Web page up and online, including the tools that conveniently come packaged on the book's CD. Lessons start with an introduction to the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Sams
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
First Steps, First Web Pages
Understanding Web Authoring
Anatomy of a Web Page
How a Web Page Works
Pictures, Sound, and Other Media
Extensions: Love 'Em!, Hate 'Em! Ways to Organize a Web Site
Summary
Q&A
Getting Started with a Web Authoring Program
Opening Composer
Exploring the Composer Toolbars
Starting a New Web Page
Saving and Naming Files
About Web Page Filenames
Editing Pages You've Saved
Checking Out Your New Page in a Web Browser
Printing Pages
Summary
Q&A
Wizarding Up a Personal Home Page
Should I Create My Web Site Online? Where Are the Wizards? What Does It Take to Make a Basic Page with a Wizard? Understanding Publishing
Summary
Q&A
Starting Pages in Other Programs
Starting in Your Word Processing, Desktop Publishing, or Other Program
Working with Templates
Editing a Template into Your Own Page
Summary
Q&A
Titles, Text, and Tables
Choosing a Title, Text Colors, and Other Page Basics
About Page Properties
Choosing an Effective Page Title
Helping Search Pages Catalog Your Page
Choosing Custom Colors for a Whole Page
Summary
Q&A
Adding and Editing Text
Understanding Paragraphs and Their Properties
Understanding What Each Paragraph Property Does
Entering Text and Assigning Properties
Aligning and Indenting Text
Editing Your Text
Checking Your Spelling
Tips for Good Text Design
Summary
Q&A
Formatting Text
Working with Lists
Dressing Up Text with Character Properties
Summary
Q&A
Organizing Text with Tables and Rules
About Horizontal Lines
About Tables
Summary
Q&A
Linking to Stuff
Understanding Links
What's in a Link? What's Linkable? Web Pages
Anchors in Pages
Local Files
Summary
Q&A
Making Links
Creating New Links
Creating a Signature (Linking to Email)
Copying Links from Other Pages
Checking That Links Lead Where They're Supposed To
Editing Links
Delinking Text
Summary
Q&A
More Ways to Link
Understanding Targets
Creating Targets in a Page
Deleting Targets
Linking to Targets
Creating Links that Download Files
Summary
Q&A
Using Links to Build a Web Site
The Basic Act: Linking One Page to Another
Linking from One Page to a Target in Another
Site-Design Tips
Summary
Q&A
Adding Pizzazz with Multimedia
Getting Pictures for Your Page
About Inline Images
Creating and Acquiring Image Files
Using Images from the CD-ROM
Previewing Images in Windows
Important Stuff to Know About Inline Images
Creating Images in Paint Shop Pro
Summary
Q&A
Adding Pictures (and Picture Backgrounds)
Inserting a GIF or JPEG Image in Composer
Using the Same Image Multiple Times
Deleting an Image
Choosing an Image's Size and Other Properties
Entering Images in Table Cells
Inserting Fancy Bullets and Rules
Using an Image As a Link
Adding a Picture Background
Summary
Q&A
Snazzing Up Your Page with Sound, Video, and Special Effects
About External Media
Understanding Media Types
Tips for Proper Presentation
Summary
Q&A
Creating Your Own Animations
About Animated GIFs
Inserting Animated GIFs into Pages
Creating Your Own Animated GIFs
Summary
Q&A
Fine-Tuning Your Page
Editing HTML
Reading an HTML File
Viewing the HTML Source Code of a Document
Using Composer to Insert an HTML Tag
Adding Attributes with the Composer Ad