Sebastopol, CA—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. Creating a Website: The Missing Manual, Third Edition (O'Reilly Media, $29.99 USD) by technology writer and author Matthew MacDonald 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.
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About the Author
Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. He wrote the previous editions of this book, as well as Excel 2010: The Missing Manual and Your Brain: The Missing Manual.
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