'This is the perfect book for beginners in web development and will show you everything you need to know to get started' (YoctoCon.com, July 2012)
From the Back Cover
Build your Web pages and get them uploaded and published with (X)HTML and CSS!
You don't have to be an expert programmer to build great Web pages. If you can follow driving directions to a friend's house, you have what it takes to build a useful Web document. This book will not only show you the design and technical elements you need to create good-looking, readable Web pages — it will give you the confidence to get started!
Speak the language — master HTML, XHTML, and CSS syntax, create and view a Web page, and plan your site
Gather the building blocks — learn how to work with text and lists, create and customize links, and add images to your Web site
Build it correctly — take precise control with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and get creative with colors and fonts
Go mobile — design your site for optimal viewing on mobile devices with HTML and CSS
Out with the old, in with the new — find out what elements are deprecated and look ahead to HTML5 and CSS3
Open the book and find:
How to plan, build, test, and publish Web pages
Steps for formatting Web pages with (X)HTML
Advice on planning a problem-free Web site
Ways to embed content from Flickr, Twitter, YouTube, and Google Maps
Tips for enhancing your Web site's capabilities
How to design for smartphones, iPads, and other mobile devices
Techniques for eliminating bugs in your Web pages
Develop and build Web pages using HTML, XHTML, and CSS
Work with content management systems like Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla!
Plan and design Web pages with mobile devices in mind