Creating a Website by Matthew MacDonald
The Missing Manual (English and English Edition)

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Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need.

Plan your site. Create web pages by learning the basics of HTML and HTML5.Control page design with CSS. Format text, images, links, tables, and other elements.Attract visitors. Ensure that people can find your site through popular search engines.Build a community. Add forums, fresh content, and a feedback form to encourage repeat visits.Get smart. Use free tools to identify your site’s strengths and weaknesses.Create your own blog. Post your musings with a free blog-hosting service.Bring in cash. Host Google ads, sell Amazon’s wares, or push your own products.Add pizzazz. Include audio, video, interactive menus, and more.

About Matthew MacDonald

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Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. Web novices can tiptoe out onto the Internet with him in Creating a Website: The Missing Manual. HTML fans can learn about the cutting edge of web design in HTML5: The Missing Manual. And human beings of all description can discover just how strange they really are in the quirky handbooks Your Brain: The Missing Manual and Your Body: The Missing Manual.
Published April 21, 2011 by O'Reilly Media. 584 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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