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Web Design All-in-One for Dummies® by Sue Jenkins

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Web Design All-in-One For Dummies
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tables
content added to cells,
252–253
formatting
alignment of contents in
table cell, 257
alignment of table, 256
background color,
261–263
border color, 261–263
borders, 257–258
cellpadding attribute,
258–260
cellspacing attribute,
258–260
headers, 260
height of table, 254
id attribute, adding, 254
nesting tables, 264
nowrap attribute, 260
overview, 253
splitting and merging
table cells, 260–261
tiling background
images, 263
width of table, 254–256
overview, 249–252
structure of, 251–252
styling, 324, 326–327
tables-based layouts
advantages of, 349–350
HTML e-mail or
newsletter, building a,
351–356
layers-based layouts
compared with, 336
overview, 349–351
tag pairs, 96
tags in HTML. See HTML
tags
target attribute, 231–232,
247
target audience
defining
competition, researching
your, 48–52
Internet usage statistics,
gathering, 45–48
market research,
performing informal,
44–45
overview, 44
described, 44
of navigation system, 361
visual profile, 55
templates
building Web sites with
creating a template,
464–465
creating a template with
editable regions,
465–467
Dreamweaver templates,
461–462
nested templates, 461
optional editable
regions, 461
overview, 460–461
preparing a page to
become a template,
462–463
repeating regions, 461
SSIs compared, 479–480
template-based page,
creating a, 467–468
when to use, 480
overview, 460–461
terms of service, 22
Terra, Evo (Podcasting For
Dummies), 21
test directory
creating, 580–581
deleting, 591–592
overview, 579–580
testing
prelaunch
on multiple browsers,
511–514
on multiple platforms,
511–514
overview, 510–511
testing a page, 514–515
with third-party testing
tools, 515
Web-testing checklist,
511
SSIs (Server-Side
Includes), 475
validation, 416, 419–421
testing phase, 10
text
above the fold location for
information about
products/services/
benefits, 161
alternative text used for
graphics, 226–227
antialiasing, 164–165
bold text, 221–222
elements to appear on
every page,
determining, 68–69
fields in Web forms,
406–407
fonts, choosing, 140–142
gathering content
copywriter, hiring a,
75–76
overview, 73–75
graphics containing,
140–141
greeking, 71–72
HTML
adding, 219–223
alignment, 222–223
bold, 221–222
headings, 220–221
italic, 221–222
marking text as, 140
text navigation menus
horizontal list layout
option for, 366
layout options for,
366–367
overview, 366
rollover text-based
navigation bar, creating
a, 367–371
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