These days, it’s all but impossible to find someone who hasn’t heard of the Internet. Companies create websites before they make business plans. Political activists skip the debates and trash-talk their opponents online. Even formerly technophobic grandmothers spend hours emailing old friends (and selling the odd family heirloom on eBay). The Internet has even changed our language: Google and friend are now verbs, for example, and tweet has nothing to do with birds.
Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With nothing more than an ordinary PC, some raw ambition, and this book, you’ll learn how to create and maintain a professional-looking, visitor-friendly site. This Missing Manual gives you all the tools, techniques, and expert advice you need.
Plan your site. Create web pages by learning the basics of HTML and HTML5.
Control page design with CSS. Format text, images, links, tables, and other elements.
Attract visitors. Ensure that people can find your site through popular search engines.
Build a community. Add forums, fresh content, and a feedback form to encourage repeat visits.
Get smart. Use free tools to identify your site’s strengths and weaknesses.
Create your own blog. Post your musings with a free blog-hosting service.
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Introduction to Information Systems: Supporting and Transforming Business
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Making Use of Ruby Ruby is an interpreted language, capable of saving programmers considerable time during program development since no compilation and linking are necessary. It is ideal for writing text-processing applications, server-side scripts, application prototypes, mathematics, and for many everyday programming tasks.
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