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Basics of Web Design
HTML5 & CSS   Fifth Edition

Chapter 12 – Web Publishing Basics

Well, you've designed and built a website, but there is still much more to do. You need to obtain a domain name, select a web host, publish your files to the Web, and submit your site to search engines. In addition to discussing these tasks, this chapter introduces you to evaluating the accessibility and usability of your website. Resource websites and chapter links are listed below.

Domain Name Registration


Choosing a Web Host


Search Engine Resources

Security on the Internet

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Basics of Web Design 5th Edition

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After you have verified that your HTML and CSS code is valid, follow the steps described at to manually check your web pages for compliance with WCAG accessibilty requirements.

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