While many quality software applications can handle these sorts of jobs, here are my rec- ommendations as you assemble tools for your Web makeover toolbox. All of the submenu items associated with a top-level menu item need to be grouped together in a div element. These category names will be the secondlevel headings in your navigation menu on your Web site. This style specifies which side the div element is aligned to so that other content wraps around it. Chapter 3: Navigation Makeovers 49 50 Creating a Vertical Navigation List continued 3 Add a link element in your document header connecting the navlist.
For the book example, I colored the text dark gray 999999 as a complementary color to the main color scheme. This desire for transformation extends into cyberspace as well. However, ordinary text is usually the best option. And yet, how you present that textual information is often even more important than the content itself. You can follow along in the chapter by applying the makeovers to your own Web pages. For technical support, please visit www. Open your original Web page in your browser.
Some of the people who helped bring this book to market include the following: Acquisitions, Editorial, and Media Development Composition Services Senior Project Editor: Paul Levesque Book Designer: LeAndra Hosier Acquisitions Editor: Steve Hayes Project Coordinator: Adrienne Martinez Copy Editor: Andy Hollandbeck Layout and Graphics: Lauren Goddard, Denny Hager, Heather Ryan Technical Editor: Dennis Cohen Editorial Manager: Leah P. Check out the Web site to the right. You realize that what your Web site really needs is a makeover. Wiley also publishes its books in a variety of electronic formats. Photoshop and its trusty sidekick ImageReady handle all of the essential image-related tasks you need to perform with your Web site. Begin by adding the div element: 6 Add an a element inside the mainMenu div for each first-level menu item.
I talk more about the footer element in Chapter 3. Specify the background color for the mainMenu. It helps readers learn how to incorporate the Web-building techniques on their sites, redesign a site for optimum usability, and limit user bandwidth needs. From fairy tales to Walt Disney cartoons to diet pill ads to home improvement television shows, we all have a natural interest in witnessing change taking place before our eyes. The margin-top rule for the body sets the top margin to 0 pixels, while the other two rules set basic text formatting. You can follow along in the chapter by applying the makeovers to your own Web pages.
The font color is initially set to white in the tabmenu. In the book example, the pages fall into four clusters: about the organization, description of programs, getting involved, and resources available. Chapter 4: Page Element Makeovers You get to dive into the design of the elements you place on a page in this chapter. For technical support, please visit www. Navigate to your Images directory for your Web site and enter botborder. Enter an element referencing the desired graphic to display in the header. Chapter 2: Page Layout Makeovers 25 26 Adding a Page Heading continued 9 Add an id selector for the headingspacer div.
You explore how to perform some extreme makeovers that will transform your site into something state-of-the-art. Therefore, you want to be sure to test your made-over Web site on multiple browsers before going live. Photoshop and its trusty sidekick ImageReady handle all of the essential image-related tasks you need to perform with your Web site. You can leave out the home page because that is the obvious first level in your hierarchy. Dieser Band enthalt wichtige Schriften des groen Bayreuther Komponisten.
In Dreamweaver, click the Code button on the Document toolbar. In this chapter, you explore the essential software tools that you need for getting the most from your makeovers. Requests to the Publisher for permission should be addressed to the Legal Department, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Before 6 Restructure your Web site with your new hierarchy. Chapter 6: Image Makeovers This chapter shows you how to give your Web site a face-lift by improving the way you use images on it. You create or maintain a Web site that you put a lot of work into, but you see how poorly it compares to other sites you visit on the Internet.
Essential Makeover Tools The makeovers covered in this book are written specifically for our recommended tools of choice: Macromedia Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop. He is the former Vice President of Product Development at NetObjects and inventor of the award-winning NetObjects ScriptBuilder Web tool. Chapter 7: Image Performance Makeovers Just having nice images on your Web site is not enough. In the same way, while I focus on many visual makeovers for your Web site in this book, you will want to make sure that your foundation — the page layout itself — is constructed to handle the makeovers you perform throughout the rest of the book. The Save Optimized As dialog box is displayed. One potential downside to hierarchies is that you can come up with categories of pages that are too general, abstract, or vague.