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HTML and CSS : Design and Build Websites

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Description

A full-color introduction to the basics of HTML and CSS from the publishers of Wrox! Every day, more and more people want to learn some HTML and CSS. Joining the professional web designers and programmers are new audiences who need to know a little bit of code at work (update a content management system or e-commerce store) and those who want to make their personal blogs more attractive. Many books teaching HTML and CSS are dry and only written for those who want to become programmers, which is why this book takes an entirely new approach. * Introduces HTML and CSS in a way that makes them accessible to everyone hobbyists, students, and professionals and it s full-color throughout * Utilizes information graphics and lifestyle photography to explain the topics in a simple way that is engaging * Boasts a unique structure that allows you to progress through the chapters from beginning to end or just dip into topics of particular interest at your leisure This educational book is one that you will enjoy picking up, reading, then referring back to. It will make you wish other technical topics were presented in such a simple, attractive and engaging way!
This book is also available as part of a set in hardcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781119038634; and in softcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781118907443.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 195 x 236 x 34mm | 1,408g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • colour illustrations
  • 1118871642
  • 9781118871645
  • 41,478

Back cover copy

WELCOME TO A NICER WAY TO LEARN ABOUT HTML & CSS



Whether you want to design and build websites from scratch or take more control over an existing site, this book will help you create attractive, user-friendly web content. We understand that code can be intimidating, but take a look inside and you will see how this guide differs from many traditional programming books.



Each page introduces a new topic in a simple, visual way with straightforward explanations accompanied by bite-sized code samples. You will also find practical help on how to organize and design the pages of your site so that you can create websites that look stunning and are easy to use. No previous experience needed.



This book is for

Web designers and programmers Online editors and content editors Marketing & e-commerce managers Bloggers and hobbyists

You'll learn to Write

HTML and CSS3 Structure web pages and sites Prepare images, audio, and video Control typography and layout

Online support

Code examples available online at: www.htmlandcssbook.com Plus video demos and tutorials Bonus reference tools
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Table of contents

Introduction 2 Chapter 1: Structure 12 Chapter 2: Text 40 Chapter 3: Lists 62 Chapter 4: Links 74 Chapter 5: Images 94 Chapter 6: Tables 126 Chapter 7: Forms 144 Chapter 8: Extra Markup 176 Chapter 9: Flash, Video & Audio 200 Chapter 10: Introducing CSS 226 Chapter 11: Color 246 Chapter 12: Text 264 Chapter 13: Boxes 300 Chapter 14: Lists, Tables & Forms 330 Chapter 15: Layout 358 Chapter 16: Images 406 Chapter 17: HTML5 Layout 428 Chapter 18: Process & Design 452 Chapter 19: Practical Information 476 Index 493
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About Jon Duckett

JON DUCKETT has been designing and building websites for more than a decade. He has worked with small startups and global brands, and has written more than a dozen books on web design, programming, usability, and accessibility.
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