by Nate Cooper, with art by Kim Gee
September 2014, 264 pp.
"I highly recommend this title to anyone wanting a quick and painless introduction to HTML, CSS, and WordPress."
"Non-intimidating...introduces concepts at a relaxed and fun pace via the comic format."
"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."
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:
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!
About the Author
Nate Cooper is an Apple-Certified trainer who teaches people how to build websites. He regularly offers classes about web basics in New York City.
Kim Gee is an illustrator and graphic designer, currently living in New York City with her boyfriend and her pet dog, Tofu. In 2010 she created her eponymous web comic and has since self-published a graphic novel and mini-comic collecting her work.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The First Day of Class
"The comic book format may be a perfect vehicle for teaching this sort of skill."
"An excellent book."
"Shows the essentials...in a fun and friendly comic strip environment."