Just like vinyl LPs, static sites are making a comeback, evidenced by the wide array of static-site generators now available. This practical book shows you hands-on how to build these simple sites for blogs and other use cases, and how to make them more powerful. In the process, you’ll work with some of today’s more mature and popular static-site generators. Authors Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi explain the advantages of using static-site generators for building fast and secure sites. Web and frontend designers and developers will also explore methods for adding dynamic elements and for migrating an existing CMS to a static site. Build a basic four-page static site with the Harp generator Create a simple blog with Jekyll Develop a documentation site with Hugo by generating site files and creating the layout Add dynamic elements, such as forms, comments, and search Integrate a CMS with tools such as CloudCannon and Netlify CMS Use one of several options to deploy your static files Learn methods for moving an existing CMS to a static site
Static websites—sites with fixed content—are the simplest type of web pages. In addition to being easier to create and maintain, they’re inherently more secure that dynamic pages. And with the Hugo static site engine, you can render them in milliseconds. Hugo in Action is a step-by-step guide to using Hugo to create static websites that really show off the advantages of simplicity. Working with a complete example website and source code samples, you’ll learn how to build and host a low-maintenance, high-performance site that will wow your users and stay stable without relying on a third-party server. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
Redesign your static website into a modern, fully responsive website. As the usage of mobile devices of all shapes and sizes increases exponentially every year, and dominates the manner in which many users access the web, it is now imperative for any business to have a responsive website that adapts seamlessly to any screen size and resolution — a change that will impact not only your designs but the way you build your site. Moving to Responsive Web Design shows you how to convert fixed grids, previously built on absolute units such as pixels, into fluid ones, based on relative units such as percentages or ems. You will also learn to plan how your designs and patterns will adapt across various breakpoints, and how to approach the challenge of responsive images. The prospect of converting an existing site into responsive design, when you don’t have all the time in the world and your resources are already outstretched, can be daunting, but with this book and the right tools you can tame the scope of the project from the start and find the time for you and your team to work on making your site enjoyable on any device. Moving to Responsive Web Design is full of ideas and examples of how you can more easily plan, design, develop, and release, your responsively redesigned site. Provides ways of finding time in your hectic schedule to complete a project that is truly important Helps you to scope a responsive redesign project so it’s achievable with the resources you have available Provides examples of how other teams have solved some of the most common problems What You Will Learn Find the time in your busy schedule to redesign your site. Engage the entire team in the plan, design and development process. Use your resources in clever and efficient ways. Focus on reusability to save your team time and money. Release your first fully responsive site. Who This Book is For Busy designers, and developers who want to convert an existing site to responsive design and don’t have all the time in the world. It’s for teams who know that the move to having a responsive site is the right one, but are struggling to find the time and resources to fit such an expansive project into their already overflowing schedules.
For the first time, build a complete working application for the Web with server side scripting! Working with Active Server Pages is the authoritative guide to understanding, designing, and developing dynamic Web pages using your Windows NT 4.0 Server. Created with the developer in mind, this easy-to-use guide has been carefully crafted to introduce you to the power and flexibility of creating dynamic Web pages with your Windows NT 4 Server, Microsoft's IIS 3.0, and Active Server Pages. But that's not all this book covers! You'll quickly obtain comprehensive coverage of Microsoft's Active Server Pages environment, including design, development, and implementation of dynamic Web pages; extend ASP functionality by creating COM objects in Visual Basic; master the nuances of VBScript and scripting integration with Active Server Pages; manage states and events with ASP objects; build Web pages anyone can browse; discover the power of client and server load balancing and eliminate the need for powerful client software; incorporate your existing programs into your Web site; and acquire the tools from ASP to integrate your existing information systems into new Web-based applications.
Discusses the products contained within Macromedia Studio MX toolset--Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, and FreeHand--and how to use them together when building Web sites.
Explores the intersection of Web design philosophies and the technology used to implement them while demonstrating effective solutions to real-world design challenges.
This text shows readers how to take IE 5 "out of the box" and maximize its capabilities to create striking, dynamic Web sites. Topics covered include: components; support; multimedia; offline browsing; and more. CD contains various Web development utilities and programming code.
Describes how to employ Contribute 3 in Dreamweaver-based Web sites, covering such topics as making images, building templates, establishing protocols, crafting Cascading Style Sheets, and creating Flash documents.
Whether you're a network administrator, a webmaster, or an executive, Intranets is the guide you need to understand what intranets are, how to set up and use them, and why they're important. Intranets tells you what to expect, whether you want to integrate an intranet into your current network or move completely to an intranet solution, and how to make this change as trouble-free as possible. Intranets not only explains what intranets can do for your business, but also provides the technical background on how they work so that you can make intelligent choices about implementing them in your own company. This book covers all aspects of intranets from management to Web page design. Tomorrow everyone's business will be running on intranets - don't be left behind.