• Title: Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies
  • Author: Doug Sahlin, David Karlins
  • Released: 2012-08-14
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 816
  • ISBN: 1118270037
  • ISBN13: 978-1118270035
  • ASIN: 1118270037
From the Back Cover

Get started planning, designing, building, and launching the most amazing websites

Ready to create your own website, but you're all tangled up in technical jargon? From the initial planning phases to testing and publishing your masterpiece, this resource will show you how with easy-to-follow steps. You'll be surprised at how quickly you'll create interactive pages, design for mobile platforms, integrate social media, and much more.

  • Start building — take advantage of HTML5's radically new approach to structuring content as you create web pages
  • Say it with style — discover how to format text and images as well as apply emerging CSS3 tools to create impressive effects
  • Make it stand out — learn how to integrate multimedia content into your designs, such as full-motion video or cool slideshows
  • Bring it to life — add animation and interactivity to your site by writing simple scripts, using online libraries, or generating JavaScript with Dreamweaver CS6
  • Fill this out — collect feedback or build your e-newsletter subscription list by implementing forms that validate the data before submission
  • Visitors welcome — explore the methods you can use to promote your site and ensure that it's found by the search engines

Open the book and find:

  • Plans to get started with your website project
  • Advice for assembling and managing a web team
  • How to create layouts, graphics, navigation, and web pages
  • HTML, HTML 5, CSS, and CSS3 tutorials
  • Steps for embedding streaming data
  • Ways to integrate e-commerce into your site
  • Tips for using JavaScript for animation and interactivity
  • PHP resources for server-side coding

10 books in 1

  • Getting Ready
  • Designing the Site
  • Building Pages with HTML
  • Designing Pages with CSS
  • Incorporating Web Graphics and Multimedia
  • Creating Interactive Pages with JavaScript®
  • Managing Forms with PHP
  • Social Media and Interactive Add-Ons
  • Deploying and Managing the Site
  • Case Studies


About the Author

David Karlins is a web design professional and author who's written over 50 books and created video training on top web design tools. Doug Sahlin is the coauthor of Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies and author of Digital Landscape & Nature Photography For Dummies.

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