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Web design for dummies

Author: Lisa Lopuck
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Build your own eye-popping site designCreate a user-friendly site, design great graphics, and make updating easyIt can take a flock of folks to build, design, and maintain an out-of-sight Web site. Whether you're designing a site on your own or are a member of a design team, this updated guide will be your best assistant.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Web Design for Dummies.
For Dummies 2012
(OCoLC)778417692
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Lopuck
ISBN: 9781118221747 1118221745 9781118235546 1118235541 9781118260395 1118260392
OCLC Number: 782052294
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: Author's Acknowledgments --
Contents at a Glance --
Introduction --
About This Book --
Conventions Used in This Book --
Foolish Assumptions --
What You Shouldn't Read --
How This Book Is Organized --
Icons Used in This Book --
I'm Here if You Need Me! --
Part I. : The Web Design Kick-Off --
1. : So You're Designing a Website --
The People Involved --
Getting Started in Web Design --
Getting Experience --
2. : From Concept to Execution --
Phase 1: Definition --
Phase 2: Design --
Phase 3: Development --
Phase 4: Deployment. Phase 5: Maintenance --
Part II. : User-Friendly Design --
3. : Designing the Right Site for the Right Crowd --
Who Is the Audience --
Building an Outline for Your Site --
Creating a Sitemap --
Building a Map for a Site Redesign --
Developing a Marketing Plan --
4. : Organizing and Navigating Web Content --
Page-Level Planning --
Presenting Content on the Page --
Getting Around in Style --
5. : User Interface Design for the Web --
Interaction Design --
Visual Design's Role in Usability --
Consistency Is Everything --
Maximizing Space --
6. : User Testing: Lab Coats Not Required. Developing Testable PrototypesPrepping for the User Test --
Carrying Out the User Test --
"Houston, We Have a Problem . . .": Evaluating Results --
Part III. : Designing Web Graphics --
7. : Web Graphic Design 101 --
Crafting the Visual Interface --
Establishing Visual Priority --
Adding Breathing Space --
Establishing a Design Style Guideline --
8. : Letter-Perfect Type Design --
Text That You Can Actually Read --
Controlling Text Display --
Working with CSS --
9. : Understanding Web Color, Resolution, and File Formats --
The Secret World of RGB --
Color Bit Depth --
Hexadecimal Color Code. Image and Monitor ResolutionBitmap versus Vector Graphics --
Image Compression and File Formats --
10. : Building Your Web Comps --
The Usual Software Suspects --
Mood Boards: Setting the Tone --
Design Resources --
Building a Web-Page Template from Scratch --
Web Background Graphics --
11. : Getting Inspired: Web-Design Ideas --
Developing Design Directions --
Gathering Design Input --
Getting Ideas for Visual and Interaction Design --
Designing a Mobile-Friendly Version of Your Site --
12. : Presenting Your Design Masterpiece --
Assembling an Online Presentation. Creating Sizzling Printed PresentationsPresenting to Clients --
Part IV. : Producing the Final Website --
13. : Building the Presentation Layer --
HTML: The Glue That Holds a Page Together --
HTML5 --
DHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, and Ajax --
CSS --
14. : Platform Selection, Content Management, Analytics, and SEO --
Development Platform --
Content Management --
Web Analytics --
Search Engine Optimization --
15. : Websites on Steroids --
Extending Website Functionality --
E-commerce Websites --
Personalized Web Pages with Cookies --
Browser and Location Detection --
Global Website Performance. Part V. : The Part of Tens.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Lisa Lopuck.
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A guide that provides information you need to know to organize your ideas, create a template, start development, test to make sure everything is working properly, and launch your finished site. It  Read more...

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