Build Your Own Website
"I highly recommend this title to anyone wanting a quick and painless introduction to HTML, CSS, and WordPress."
—TechRepublic (Read More)
"Non-intimidating...introduces concepts at a relaxed and fun pace via the comic format."
—Slashdot (Read More)
"One of the few books on the topic which entertains as well as educates."
"A lighthearted how-to guide that puts students on a yellow brick road to setting up a website."
—Amy Cowen, Science Buddies (Read More)
Build Your Own Website is a fun, illustrated introduction to the basics of creating a website. Join Kim and her little dog Tofu as she learns HTML, the language of web pages, and CSS, the language used to style web pages, from the Web Guru and Glinda, the Good Witch of CSS.
Once she figures out the basics, Kim travels to WordPress City to build her first website, with Wendy, the WordPress Maven, at her side. They take control of WordPress® themes, install useful plugins, and more.
As you follow along, you’ll learn how to:
- Use HTML tags
- Make your site shine with CSS
- Customize WordPress to fit your needs
- Choose a company to host your site and get advice on picking a good domain name
The patient, step-by-step advice you’ll find in Build Your Own Website will help you get your website up and running in no time. Stop dreaming of your perfect website and start making it!
"The comic book format may be a perfect vehicle for teaching this sort of skill."
—Weekly Book Scan (Read More)
"An excellent book."
—The Chartered Institute for IT (Read More)
"Shows the essentials...in a fun and friendly comic strip environment."
—Berger's Book Reviews (Read More)