Creating Web Pages For Dummies 8th Edition

About the Authors
Bud Smith is a computer book author with more than 12 years of publishing
experience. Creating Web Pages For Dummies, 8th Edition, is one of over a
dozen books Bud has written; his Wiley Publishing, Inc. titles include Internet
Marketing For Dummies and Web Usability For Dummies. In addition to writing
books, Bud has been a computer magazine editor and product marketing
manager.
Bud got his start with computers in 1983, when he left a promising career as a
welder for a stint as a data-entry clerk. Bud then moved to the Silicon Valley
to join a startup company, followed by work for Intel, IBM, Apple, and AOL.
His work and interests led him to acquire a degree in Information Systems
Management from the University of San Francisco.

Arthur Bebak received a degree in Computer Engineering at the University of
Illinois, which he attended on a fencing scholarship. He has designed mainframes,
managed large engineering projects, and studied business administration.
Arthur is founder of Netsurfer Communications, Inc., a highly
successful electronic publishing company, and is an accomplished author.
At Netsurfer, Arthur oversees a large staff of people who create Web sites for
numerous clients. They also write, edit, and publish several Web-based e-zines.

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Designing a great-looking, complete Web site
Besides getting to know the ins and outs of building a Web page, this guide offers suggestions on Web publishing, ranging from testing out your Web site and advertising your site to legal permission and displaying borrowed content. This resourceful guide also includes Web lingo worth knowing and a quick guide to HTML tags, which points out some lesser known but nevertheless useful tags. Now in its 8th edition, Creating Web Pages For Dummies will help make your Web page stand out in the crowd!

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www yournamehere.com Wouldn’t you love to have a Web site? Creating Web Pages For Dummies gets you up and running toward getting your Web site up and running! It describes how to: Use simple HTML techniques, add images, and put your page on the Web for all the world to see free – Design Web-friendly sites – Take advantage of free tools like Netscape Composer – Use Yahoo! GeoCities as a free Web space provider – Obtain and create Web-friendly graphics and use GIF and JPEG formats – Add video, audio, animation, and more – Incorporate META tags and hyperlinks Creating Web Pages for Dummies was written by Bud E. Smith, author of several For Dummies books, and Arthur Bebak, founder of Netsurfer Communications and publisher and Executive Editor of Netsurfer. From nervously creating that first page to confidently developing a more sophisticated, multi-page, personal or business Web site, the book provides the essential how-to and the bonus CD-ROM provides the essential tools: Mozilla, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla Firefox – A trial version of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 – Evaluation versions of Paint Shop Pro and Animation Shop Whether you want to create your very own blog, share video, photos, and info with friends and family, or build a dynamic Web site that will help you build your business, Creating Web Pages For Dummies is a practical, unintimidating guide to getting your Web page online in no time.

Wouldn’t you love to have a Web site? Creating Web Pages For Dummies gets you up and running toward getting your Web site up and running! It describes how to:

Use simple HTML techniques, add images, and put your page on the Web for all the world to see—free
Design Web–friendly sites
Take advantage of free tools like Netscape Composer
Use Yahoo! GeoCities as a free Web space provider
Obtain and create Web–friendly graphics and use GIF and JPEG formats
Add video, audio, animation, and more
Incorporate META tags and hyperlinks
Creating Web Pages for Dummies was written by Bud E. Smith, author of several For Dummies books, and Arthur Bebak, founder of Netsurfer Communications and publisher and Executive Editor of Netsurfer. From nervously creating that first page to confidently developing a more sophisticated, multi–page, personal or business Web site, the book provides the essential how–to and the bonus CD–ROM provides the essential tools:

Mozilla, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla Firefox
A trial version of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004
Evaluation versions of Paint Shop Pro and Animation Shop
Whether you want to create your very own blog, share video, photos, and info with friends and family, or build a dynamic Web site that will help you build your business, Creating Web Pages For Dummies is a practical, unintimidating guide to getting your Web page online in no time.

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