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Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists

 Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006). Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by SKDesigns' owner Shirley Kaiser, is the only organized and easy-to-use compilation of guidelines, checklists and tips for building modern, best-practice Web sites. You'll find essential Web site checklists that cover all the bases — from planning, creating, designing, and implementing, all the way through long-term management. Published by SitePoint Books July, 2006, this new foundational book is packed with helpful checklists and resources for Web site designers, developers, site owners, and anyone involved in Web site projects.

August 10, 2006: Reviews and feedback are beginning to appear around the Web. Check them out in the Reviews and Praise section.

July 24, 2006: Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists is now available for purchase directly through SitePoint Books, amazon.com, and elsewhere (currently in English only, no translations):

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About Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists

Who Should Read This Book

This new book is geared toward Web site owners, Web designers and developers, companies, students, teachers, and individuals. This book is ideal for anyone involved in the process of building Web sites.

What the Book Covers

Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists will help steer you through the essentials of early planning, creating, and managing a Web site — all in an easy-to-use checklists format and packed with helpful references. Downloadable checklists in PDF format for easy printing - Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists

Its goal is to help you make sure all the details are in place so your site will be visually appealing, user-friendly, search engine friendly, universally accessible, standards compliant, easy to read online, and simple to manage for the long haul.

The author shares her knowledge from ten years' experience in the Web design field running a successful Web design and development business. She also packs in countless references to best practice information from dozens of books, studies, and research papers. Her knowledge and best practice references are distilled into an easily digestible and quick-to-use checklist format.

With chapters on planning new Web sites, managing content, usability, accessibility, color use, information architecture, navigation, accessibility, Web standards, SEO, testing, and much more, this is the only available, hands-on guide available that's backed by fully referenced sources from other top experts.

Key Features

  • A compilation of easy-to-navigate and quick-to-access checklists and guidelines for use by Web Developers.
  • Broad coverage includes guidelines on everything from Web site planning to navigation, usability, Web page architecture, and long term site management.
  • The book's focus is to help readers create a more visually appealing, user-friendly, search-engine friendly, accessible, and standards compliant Web site.
  • Over 500 individual checkpoints and guidelines.

Checklists Available in Downloadable PDF Format

July 24, 2006: Anyone who has purchased the book can now download ALL of the checklists from SitePoint's Web site. You'll need to provide a special code to confirm that you've indeed purchased the book, whether directly from SitePoint, from amazon.com, or elsewhere.

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Where to Learn More About Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists

You'll find increasingly more details via this page at SKDesigns and via SitePoint Books Web site. Right now at SitePoint Books Web site you'll find the following:

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Where to Purchase Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists

You can purchase Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists directly via SitePoint's Web site, amazon.com, and elsewhere.

Disclaimer, Note: I'd love for anyone to purchase this book and ultimately find it valuable and helpful. In addition, the above links are part of my affiliate memberships with SitePoint, Amazon, and Tower Books so if you use any of the links above to place an order, I'll earn a few additional pennies.

Reviewer Information

Interested in writing a review? Contact Shirley or you can contact SitePoint Books directly with your request for a review copy of the book. Please include the publication where you plan to publish the review and its anticipated publication date.

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