In just one hour a day, you'll learn the skills you need to design, create, and maintain a professional-looking website.
No previous experience required. By following each short, one-hour lesson in this book, anyone can learn the basics of web development.
Learn at your own pace. You can work through each lesson sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.
Test your knowledge. Each lesson ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study.
Learn how to...
Fully implement the HTML5 and CSS3 standards
Work with text and create links
Add images and graphics to your page
Use CSS to style a site and position elements on a page
Structure a page with HTML5
Use responsive web design to make your pages look good on different-sized screens
Design for the mobile web
Get your site online and let people know it's there
Optimize your site for search engines
Contents at a Glance
PART I: Getting Started1 What Is Web Publishing2 Getting Your Tools in Order3 Introducing HTML and CSS
PART II: Creating Web Pages4 Learning the Basics of HTML 5 Organizing Information with Lists6 Working with Links
PART III: Doing More with HTML and CSS7 Formatting Text with HTML and CSS8 Using CSS to Style a Site9 Using Images on Your Web Pages10 Building Tables11 Using CSS to Position Elements on a Page12 Designing Forms13 Structuring a Page with HTML514 Integrating Multimedia: Video and Sound15 Advanced CSS: Page Layout in CSS16 Using Responsive Web Design
PART V: Designing for Everyone21 Designing for the Mobile Web22 Designing for User Experience
PART VI: Going Live on the Web23 How to Publish Your Site24 Taking Advantage of the Server25 Search Engines and SEO
Rafe Colburn is an author and web developer with more than 15 years of experience building websites. His other books include Special Edition Using SQL and Sams Teach Yourself CGI in 24 Hours. You can read his blog at http://rc3.org or find him on Twitter as @rafeco. Jennifer Kyrnin is an author and web designer who has been working on the Internet since 1995. Her other books include Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours, and Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours. She can be found at http://htmljenn.com/or on Twitter as @htmljenn. Laura Lemay is one of the world's most popular authors on web development topics. She is the original author of Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML, Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days, and Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days.