11 Steps to Create a Successful Web Site
Publisher: StartupNation, LLC 2007
Number of pages: 64
The book helps you plan your web presence, choose DIY or go with a pro, select the tools for making your home on the web, make key design decisions, learn the code, identify the best software, take control over the look, feel and function, optimize your site for search engines, put all the parts together, take your web site live, constantly tend to your web site.
Download or read it online for free here:
by Philip Greenspun - Morgan Kaufmann
This text is a catalog of mistakes that the author made while building his web sites. The book covers writing, publishing, photography, system administration, database management systems, computer programming, and user interface design.
by Shay Howe - shayhowe.com
A Beginners Guide to HTML and CSS is a simple and comprehensive guide dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML and CSS. Outlining the fundamentals, this guide works through all common elements of front-end design and development.
by Richard Rutter, Steven Marshall - webtypography.net
In this book, the reader is taken through the principles outlined in Robert Bringhurst's 'The Elements of Typographic Style' as they apply to visual design on the web. The book goes as far as implementation, complete with the code in HTML and CSS.
CSS, or cascading style sheets, are used to describe the visual style and presentation of a document, most commonly web sites. CSS separates the presentation of a document from the structure and content. This book is a guide to CSS.