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"This great book will take you through HTML and all the elements of Web design. It's a beginners guide, but it's great for non-beginners as well. It covers many elements of Web design, from HTML, to graphics, to layout."
--"About Computers," Mar 18, 2003

"Extremely interesting and beneficial. It not only approached the subject from a practitioner's perspective, it presented information in a manner that most users with basic computer and Internet skills can easily grasp and understand. I found the tables, tips, and summations on various pages to be excellent."
--Ralph L. Jordan, CCPCUG, Oct 2002

"I found this book extremely interesting and beneficial. It not only approached the subject from a practitioner's perspective, it presented information in a manner that most users with basic computer and Internet skills can easily grasp and understand. I found the tables, tips, and summations on various pages to be excellent...Highly recommend it for beginners."
--Ralph L. Jordan, Charlotte Bytes, September 2002

"If you want to read only one book, I recommend 'Learning Web Design' by Jennifer Niederst (O'Reilly, $34.95), which clearly lays out all you need to know in a very accessible way."
--Lee Dembart, International Herald Tribune, March 25, 2002

"The of content in 'Learning Web Design' is excellent and its presentation is superb. By working though this book, you'll develop an impressive and varied skill set, including HTML, working with graphics and uploading the files to your Web site. We'd heartily recommend it to any budding Web designer--rating: 5 Stars."
--Internet Advisor, March 2002

"From registering your domain name to cascading style sheets; with pointers at every section to help the user to find out more; this book should be in every casual web designers library."
--Ping, the Newsletter for HP/Works, the HP Technical Computing User Group, March 2002

"The range of content is excellent and the presentation is superb. By working through this book, you'll develop an impressive and varied skill set--we'd heartily recommend it to any budding web designer. Five Stars."
--Internet Advisor, March 2002

"-the best general text for learning web design."
--Major Keary, Book News Feb 2002

"an outstanding tutorial that is equally useful for both Mac and Windows... for many users this will be the only text they will need; for those who want to go on to more advanced applications it will provide a very good foundation for further learning."
--Major Kearny, PC Update, July 2001

"This is one the very best beginner books on HTML that I have reviewed. This book is so good because the author is a Web site design teacher. She has real world experience teaching people about Web design. This makes a world of difference. I love this book because it teaches all the things about Web design that most other HTML books don't even talk about in their books. It teaches people how to be intelligent and responsible designers. This book is so complete. It covers everything an HTML beginner should know. It also covers all the other information I feel is so important for beginners to know about such as design philosophy. Bottom line, this book teaches Web Design EXACTLY as it should be taught to beginners. For that reason, it is a perfect book. Rating: 10 out of 10"
--Raven, Ravenmatrix.com, July 2001

"It's easy to dip in and out of the subjects you're interested in, but if it's all new to you, then reading it from cover to cover will give you an excellent base for building a good Web presence."
--.Net, July 2001

"the perfect manual for anyone starting out in Web design. Why buy several books to get started when one is all you need?"
--Computer Arts, July 2001

"Whether you're considering a career as a Web designer or simply want to put together a professional looking home or small business site, Jennifer Niederest's new book 'Learning Web Design'is a great place to start...a thorough yet readable course in the nuts and bolts as well as big-picture issues of effective We design much more than a do-it-yourselfer's guide to the mechanics of Web sites... By the end of the book, you'll be well on your way to making your mark on the world of Web design."
--Iowa City Gazette, June 18, 2001

"I thoroughly recommend it to anyone trying to ensure that visitors' trips to their web site is as hazard-free as possible. I'd give it 11 out of 10, and will now subject it to my other useful technical book test: how long is it before the pages start to fall out?"
--Geoff Lock, Industrial Technology, June 2001

"This is one of the few books that you can hand to beginning Web designers and be confidant they'll be on the right track...a great introduction for fledgling Web designers."
--WebReference.com, June 11, 2001

"'Learning Web Design' leaves no holes in your education. It gives you everything you need to create basic Web sites, and will prepare you for more advanced Web work. If you are interested in Web design, this book is the place to start."
--Henry Lieberman, Interactions, June 2001

"a foundation course in HTML and an ideal starting point for learning how to build Web pages."
--Anna Freeman, Amazon.co.uk Computers and Internet, May 2001

"'Learning Web Design' is a great place to start that learning process. I wish there was as good a beginner's text on Web site design as this one when I was cutting my teeth on HTML. It might have prevented a broken tooth or two."
--John P. Mello, Mass High Tech, May 27, 2001

"This is the book I wish I had when I first learned HTML."
--Meryl K. Evans, iBizBooks, May 14, 2001

"This is the book I wish I had when I first learned HTML."
--Meryl K. Evans, ibizbooks.com, May 2001

"an excellent beginner's guide to using HTML coding, graphics, and other techniques in designing web pages...With her many years of experience with HTML, and her extensive teaching experience with all levels of students, this new entry by Ms. Niederst in the expanding genre of titles on how to create web pages has more credibility and reliability than many. This release from O'Reilly and Ms. Niederst's other O'Reilly title, 'Web Design in a Nutshell', can easily be considered two essential works anyone seriously interested in learning how to create Web pages ought to have in their library."
--Dale Ferris, Golden Triangle PC CLub, May 2001

"In 'Learning Web Design', the author of a top-rated web authoring guide (Web Design in a Nutshell) now turns her hand to a beginner's tutorial. The result is a foundation course in HTML, and an ideal starting point for learning how to build web pages."
--Tim Anderson, amazon.uk, May 2001

"Our Favorite Things: Further good news for us illiterates: From O'Reilly & Associates we have the help of this handy trio 'PC Hardware in a Nutshell' by Robert Bruce Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson, 'Optimizing Windows for Games, Graphics, and Multimedia' by David l. Farquhar, and 'Learning Web Design' by Jennifer Niederst."
--Warren Berry, Newsday, Dec 16, 2001

"Whether you're a novice at web site design or if you want to make your current web site look more professional, you will find a wealth of information in this 388-page book....If you're looking for an easy-to-understand, well-written guide to creating, designing, and posting your own web site, 'Learning Web Design' is the book you should have in your reference library. It is called a beginners guide, but when you finish it, you will be far from a beginner, more like advanced."
--Donna Horn, Cache, Nov 2001