A few years ago, geeks, academics, and soda-fueled computer jocks populated the Internet. Today, everyone -- from CEOs to seventh-grade students to weekend technology fiends -- wants to get online. And people don't just want to surf. They each want to carve out a unique personal space: They want a Web site. Until recently, only the technically gifted and artistically inclined attempted to publish sites on the Web. Not anymore. FrontPage 2000 brings new ease to Web publishing. Without any knowledge of HTML (the language used to create Web pages), you can use FrontPage to build and manage a beautiful and sophisticated Web site, complete with exciting effects you see on those other sites.
FrontPage 2000 For Dummies introduces you to the ins and outs of online design, while sharing expert insight into ways to Tweak your text Make things happen with hyperlinks Add pictures and graphics to your pages Create an image map Work with themes Launch your page into the big, wide Internet world Whether you're a beginner building your first family Web page or a professional designer looking to polish certain aspects of your site, FrontPage 2000 For Dummies will put you in the driver's seat in a race through cyberspace. Expect to discover how to Create Web pages that incorporate text, graphics, hyperlinks, image maps, tables, and multimedia. Add creative fonts, lists, symbols, borders and shading, comments, and user forms to your Web pages. Take advantage of FrontPage 2000's integration with Office 2000. Maintain and update your Web site using FrontPage 2000. Use all the features of FrontPage to keep your site looking and feeling brand-spanking fresh and new. With so many people jumping on the Web publishing bandwagon, you can easily feel like you've been left in the dust.
If you're edging your way into the Internet Age (or being dragged in, kicking and screaming, by your employer or your kids), you're in for a pleasant surprise: Creating your own Web site with FrontPage 2000 is easy and fun with FrontPage 2000 For Dummies.
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Feeling a bit trampled in the stampede to get online? Catch the cutting edge in Web-authoring software with Microsoft's FrontPage 2000. You'll find fast and friendly help in FrontPage 2000 For Dummies by Asha Dornfest, who also wrote the book on the software giants last online outing, FrontPage 98 For Dummies.
Whether you're just starting out with a family Web page or tackling huge online projects as a professional designer, FrontPage 2000 For Dummies delivers the know-how you need to make your Web pages sparkle and shine. Create Web pages that incorporate text, graphics, hyperlinks, image maps, tables, and multimedia. Add creative fonts, lists, symbols, borders and shading, comments, and interactive forms to your Web pages. Design more dynamic Web pages with expert tips, and use all the newest features and Wizards in FrontPage 2000 to keep your site running smoothly and efficiently.
Plus, now take advantage of integrating data from other Office 2000 software -- Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint -- quickly and easily into your Web pages, and maintain your entire site with the great site-management tools that make FrontPage a first choice among Web designers. A CD-ROM that comes with this book also includes two bonus chapters, a handful of custom-designed Web page templates, and a slew of Internet tools and utilities to make your online time even more productive.
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