Creating a Web Site

Creating a Web Site : Design and Build Your First Site!

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Speak to the world with your very own custom website! Creating a Web Site is the kids' guide to learning basic website design! From planning to perfecting, this book walks you through the entire process of building your own website, with easy-to-read instructions and plenty of pictures every step of the way. Good planning saves you a ton of work, so you'll begin by getting your ideas out of your head and onto paper. Next, you'll find a template that already has the basic features you want, so you can start working on the fun stuff right away. You'll learn all the HTML and CSS you need to make your site look and act the way you want it to, and you'll learn how to add video, images, widgets, and more to make the design your very own! Before you know it, you'll have your own custom-built website showcasing your talents and interests for the world.

If you want your own website, why settle for a basic template that makes your page look like everyone else's? You don't need to build it from scratch--with a few simple lines of code, you can transform a basic template into the site of your dreams. This book shows you how to have fun from page one as you:

Figure out just what kind of site you want to build
Create a mood board to bring your ideas into reality
Choose your favorite template and customize it with CSS and HTML
Add widgets, pictures, video, and more to make your site your very own

Easy instruction with a dose of humor have made the For Dummies books a leading resource for adults around the globe. The Dummies Junior series brings that learning to kids, with projects designed specifically for your interests, skills, and abilities. Creating a Web Site helps you build your digital home base, with fun instruction every step of the way.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 142 x 214 x 6mm | 182g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1119376513
  • 9781119376514
  • 638,715

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A technology book for kids!

Do you have a favorite topic that you want to share with the world? You can showcase your talents and share your interests through your own web site. You will use planning tools and learn basic HTML to create a web site that can be used to share your interests, artwork, and more. Planning Makes Perfect--Use online tools to help you figure out what you want your site to be about. Mapping It Out--Draw a map for your site using Google Drawings, or even your favorite notebook and a pencil. Page One--Create your site by choosing a template and then customizing it with basic HTML and CSS coding.

Technology Requirements:
Hardware - PC or tablet with internet connection running Windows(R) 7 or higher or Mac with internet connection running Mac OS X(R) 10.7 or higher
Software - Google Apps, and, all available for free. Sign up instructions inside.
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About Greg Rickaby

Greg Rickaby has been writing code since the late 90's, when he built simple web pages on Geocities. Since then, Greg has gone on to make a living building web sites for big companies like Microsoft, The Discovery Channel, Uber, and Campbell's Soup.
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