PacktLib: Microsoft Office Live Small Business: Beginner’s Guide

Microsoft Office Live Small Business

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgments

About the Reviewers

Preface

Getting Started

Important preliminary points

Signing in

Time for action - sign in to your Office Live Small Business account

Signing out

Time for action - sign out of your Office Live Small Business account

Exploring the website section

Time for action - exploring the website section of your account

Time for action - viewing the starter website

Time for action - viewing page properties

Time for action - exploring Site Designer

Time for action - exploring Page Editor

Summary

Customizing Headers and Footers

Choosing a title for your website

Time for action - setting the site title

Choosing a slogan for your website

Time for action - setting the site slogan

Setting the footer

Time for action - customizing the footer

Summary

Setting Design Options

Choosing a theme for your website

Time for action - choosing a theme

Choosing a style for your website

Time for action - choosing a style

Choosing a navigation layout

Time for action choosing a style

Choosing a color scheme for your website

Time for action - choosing a color scheme

Choosing a site font for your website

Time for action - choosing the site font

Summary

Setting Page Display Options

Setting site options

Time for action - opening the Site options dialog

Introducing Advanced design features

Time for action - activating Advanced design features

Using Advanced design features

Time for action - overriding the site width setting

Summary

Building Your Website's Skeleton

Editing the home page

Time for action - opening the Home page in Page Editor

Time for action - changing the Layout

Time for action - customizing a layout

Time for action - creating and saving a page template

Time for action - add copy to the Home page

Re-creating the About Us page

Time for action - creating a new page from a template

Re-creating the Contact Us page

Time for action - re-creating the Contact Us page

Creating the Privacy Policy page

Time for action - creating a new page from a template

Time for action - add copy to the Privacy Policy page

Deleting a page

Time for action - deleting a web page

Summary

Building the Information Pages

Selecting and organizing information for your site's information pages

Creating section pages

Time for action - creating a section page

Creating topic pages

Time for action - creating a topic page

Creating content for the section pages

Creating content for the topic pages

Summary

Improving the Presentation

Introducing Page Editor's modules

Setting up a contact form with the Contact Us module

Time for action - creating a contact form

Adding contact information

Time for action - adding contact information

Displaying a map and driving directions

Time for action - creating a map and driving directions page

Trying out a couple of other modules

Time for action trying out Weather and Stock modules

Creating hyperlinks

Time for action - creating a hyperlink to the Map page

Displaying pictures

Time for action - displaying a picture

Presenting data in tabular format

Time for action - creating a table

Summary

Fine-tuning the Design

Customizing the header

Time for action - building a header without a logo or a picture

Time for action - building a header with a custom picture

Time for action - building a header with a logo and a picture

Time for action - building a header with a logo but no picture

Customizing the color scheme

Time for action - customizing the color scheme

Using a custom stylesheet

Time for action - manipulating the stylesheet to fix the navigation

Time for action - displaying a border around pictures

Time for action - styling the horizontal rules

Summary

Venturing Beyond the Basics

About HTML modules

Time for action - adding an HTML module to your page

HTML 101

Time for action - generating the markup for a hyperlink

Further customization with solutions

Summary

Optimizing for Search Engines

What is SEO?

What SEO is not

Optimizing your web pages

Time for action - specifying meaningful page titles

Time for action - specifying metatags

Summary

Signing Up: Opening a New Office Live Small Business Account

Signing Up: Opening a New Office Live Small Business Account

Setting Up E-mail Accounts

Setting Up E-mail Accounts

Setting Up E-mail Accounts

Setting Up E-mail Accounts

Submitting Your Site to Search Engines

Backup and Restore: Recovering From Disasters

Backup and Restore: Recovering From Disasters

Backup and Restore: Recovering From Disasters

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

Reports: Analyzing Visitor Statistics

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