|by Steve Callihan||Published by Prima Tech|
|ISBN 0-76152694-3||$24.99 U.S./$34.95 Can./£23.49 U.K.|
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|For Macintosh users, I have a new book available: Learn HTML on the Mac In a Weekend.|
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I've included links below to where you can find out about other titles I've written and about other books I recommend to readers who want to explore further.
I've several other web publishing titles. For information on all of my books that are currently available, see:
Steve Callihan's Web Publishing Books.
Many readers have asked me in the past what other HTML and web publishing books I recommend. You'll be glad to know that I've now gathered together a selection of books that I particularly recommend:
Recommended Web Publishing Books.
With the Internet and the Web growing by leaps and bounds, it is easy for your page or site to get lost in the shuffle. Learning how to promote your site and make others aware of your efforts is increasingly key to success on the Web. I've assembled some useful web site promotion methods, information, and resources -- just click the link to find out more:
Web Site Promotion Tips & Tricks
I've included on the CD-ROM all of the example files that are used in my book's work sessions and tutorials and a collection of HTML templates that you can use to bootstrap your own web publishing efforts. If you don't have a CD-ROM drive, you can download these files here:
|All of the download files are in ZIP format. You will need an unzipping program to extract the contents. If you need an unzipping program, I recommend that you download and install Winzip. If you are a Mac user, I recommend that you download and install Stuffit Expander.|
|Example Files used in the book's work sessions and tutorials. If you don't have access to the book's CD-ROM, just download this ZIP file and use WinZip or other unzipping utility to unzip these files to an Html folder on your hard drive (C:\Html), and then use that folder as your working folder for doing the book's exercises and examples.|
|HTML Templates. If you don't have access to the book's CD-ROM, just download this ZIP file and use WinZip or other unzipping utility to unzip these files to a folder on your hard drive (C:\Html\template, for instance). Included are templates for creating an online calendar/schedule, gallery of your favorite photos or pictures, genealogy web site, newsletter, and resume. Also included are two templates for creating multiframe web sites, as well as a collection of generic templates that feature different looks and feels.|
|Backgrounds. A selection of background images you can use to enhance your web pages.|
|Icons. A selection of bullets, buttons, and other icons you can use to enhance your web pages.|
|Graphic Rules. A selection of graphic rules you can use to enhance your web pages.|
|Decorative Alphabets. Three decorative alphabets you can use for creating drop caps.|
Need to know more?
This part of my site is dedicated to helping readers of my web publishing books get some notice for their web pages. If you have read my book and created a web page that you would like to have listed here, just e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. To check out my readers' pages, go to:
Follow this link to see an outline of the contents of my book:
Outline of My Book
A fairly frequent question I've gotten from AOL readers is about how to run AOL's default web browser offline. As far as I know, you have to be connected to AOL to run its default browser. To do the tutorials, you should just connect to AOL and then run your browser as you normally would. To open a local HTML file, in AOL's Internet Explorer, click File, Open, and Browse, then go to C:\HTML and double-click on your HTML file (scratch.htm, etc.).
If you want to be able to browse offline, nothing says you can't download and install either Netscape Navigator 4.5 or Internet Explorer 5.0 so you can browse local HTML files offline.
Another fairly frequent question I've gotten from AOL readers is about how to publish web pages to a user's web folders on AOL's server. You can go to the keyword "My Place" in AOL and then select "Frequently Asked Questions" to get information on how to use My Place. I've also found a couple of links that describe the process of using My Place to publish your web pages to your folder on AOL's server:
AOL: Uploading your web page
Web Site Design by AWEBPAGE.COM
Look here for some additional tips on running your browser offline:
Offline Browsing Tips
This web page is actually one head of a four-headed monster. Here are the other heads:
Budget Web Hosts: Need a server to host your web page? Don't want to spend a bundle? Here's my list of affordable presence providers.
Web Publishing Tools: These are udated links to web publishing and other programs and utilities listed in Appendix A, the Resource Directory.
Web Publishing Links: These are updated links to web publishing resource materials listed in Appendix A, the Resource Directory.
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