The Web Design WOW! Book

Davis, Jack & Merrit, Susan, The Web Design Wow! Book : showcasing the best of on-screen communication, Peachpit, 1998 The authors come from a graphic design background, and this lavishly illustrated book is aimed at those with a basis in print design, although the advice is useful for all levels. The first three chapters are the most useful for general design points, although the remaining chapters provide good exemplars (from real companies) which consider different types of…

HTML, XHTML, and CSS for Dummies

Full Title: HTML, XHTML, and CSS for Dummies Author: Andy Harris Publisher: Wiley Date: 2008 "Your one-stop guide to using CSS with CHTML to create dynamic sites. Things move quickly on the Web, and you want to make it easy to keep your site up to date. So you'll want to know how HTML, CHTML, and CSS work together, and this book makes that easy! Handy minibooks get you started, explain how to use the…

Search Metrics

SEO Moz: The SEO Pyramid SEOmoz Whiteboard Friday - The SEO Fundamentals Pyramid from Scott Willoughby on Vimeo. Google Analytics Learn more about where your visitors come from and how they interact with your site. You'll get the information you need to write better ads, strengthen your marketing initiatives, and create higher-converting websites. Learn more about the benefits. Google Analytics is free to everyone, whether you are an advertiser, publisher, or site owner. Keywords A 'keyword'…

Images

Arranging a photo-shoot can be an expensive business, but websites look rather stark with no imagery (although I always believe the information must come first). Taking photos through e.g. Google's image search generally means that you are using illegal images. Microstock Photography There are many different microstock photography sites, in which you can purchase Royalty-free (free from licence restrictions) images for as low as $0.20 per image if you sign up to a subscription plan.…

W3 Schools

A time-honoured website, recommended by many web developers (and I hasten to say that I'm not a developer or a designer, but someone who is largely interested in the possibilities offered by the web as a medium of communication - and will learn as much programming as I need to) is W3 Schools - a great site offering introductions to the most common web languages, and also more advanced skills for those who already have…