Responsive Web Design with HTML 5 & CSS,
9th Edition

Jessica Minnick

ISBN-13: 9780357423837
Copyright 2021 | Published
640 pages | List Price: USD $187.95

Equipping you with the most up-to-date tools available, Minnick's RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN WITH HTML 5 & CSS, 9th edition, teaches you step by step how to design professional quality websites that attract and retain customers. Packed with best practices and tips from the pros, the text gives you a solid foundation in HTML, CSS and responsive web design. It shows you how to create one website that automatically adapts to mobile, tablet, laptop and desktop devices as well as large monitors. You will learn how to code a webpage to make a phone call from a mobile device, embed a map, use custom fonts, create shortcut navigation menus, integrate social media to promote a business and more. In addition, you will use popular web framework Bootstrap to create a webpage. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution.


1. Introduction to the Internet and Web Page Design.
2. Building a Webpage Template with HTML 5.
3. Enhancing a Website with Images and Links.
4. Designing Webpages with CSS.
5. Responsive Design Part 1: Designing for Mobile Devices.
6. Responsive Design Part 2: Designing for Tablet and Desktop Devices.
7. Improving Web Design with New Page Layouts.
8. Creating Tables and Forms.
9. Integrating Audio and Video.
10. Creating Interactivity with CSS and JavaScript.
11. Promoting and Publishing a Website.
12. Getting Started with Bootstrap.
Appendix A. HTML Quick Reference.
Appendix B. CSS Quick Reference.
Appendix C. Symbols and Characters Quick Reference.
Appendix D. How to Publish.

  • Jessica Minnick

    Jessica Minnick is an Information Technology instructor at Pasco-Hernando State College in New Port Richey, Florida. She has been teaching information technology courses for more than a decade. Prior to becoming an educator, she worked in the marketing and information technology field for the private sector, gaining more than 15 years of web design experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, and a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida.

  • With the 9th edition's integration of custom Google fonts, students are not limited to boring browser fonts but have easy access to an expansive selection that will inspire their creativity.

  • Using Google Maps, the text shows students multiple ways to embed a map or map link within a webpage.

  • Students learn how to use CSS Grid Layout to create single-column designs for mobile layouts and multiple-column layouts for progressively larger screens.

  • The new edition uses the CSS opacity property and the rgba() function to add transparency to website elements, giving students a variety of options for integrating transparency within a website.

  • Creating a working shortcut, the text uses a hamburger menu exclusively for a mobile viewport, while larger viewports display a navigation menu and hide the hamburger menu.

  • Learning how to integrate transforms and animations, student can use interactivity to bring their webpage designs to life.

  • Chapter 12 gives students hands-on experience using the popular web framework Bootstrap to create their first webpage.

  • Students gain a thorough understanding of the HTML and CSS basics before diving into responsive web design, which is the focus of the remaining chapters. Responsive web design is today's web development standard. Instructors who are not teaching responsive web design in their web design class are teaching old technology.

  • Comprehensive, up-to-the-minute coverage equips students with the tools and knowledge to design optimum layouts for mobile, tablet, laptop/desktop devices and large screen monitors.

  • Students are excited to learn how to code a webpage that can make a phone call from a mobile device.

  • Students also learn how to create interactivity on a webpage using CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.

  • Students are able to easily integrate and use custom fonts within a website.

  • Learners get hands-on experience with several advanced CSS properties, such as the grid layout, shadows, gradients, transforms and animations.

  • Instructions lead students step by step through publishing completed websites and attracting customers. Easy-to-follow directions and professional insights help you teach your students to take a website through publication and promotion.

  • Text material emphasizes how to design websites that are ideal for mobile as well as desktop devices.

  • Demonstrating how to make the best use of the latest HTML 5 element, the text clearly guides students through the details of building a complete and effective website with today's most up-to-date tools.

  • Practical tips and advice show learners how to use new CSS styles to attract customers, giving them the skills they need to fully utilize the potential of CSS to create professional web designs that drive traffic and retain customers.

  • Insider tips explain how to effectively use social media within a website, providing students with the keys to integrating social media to promote a website.

  • INSIGHTFUL TIPS AND ADVICE GUIDE LEARNERS IN USING NEW CSS STYLES TO ATTRACT CUSTOMERS. Your students gain the skills needed to fully utilize the potential of CSS to create a professional web design that attracts and retains customers.

  • COVERAGE ADDRESSES HOW TO EFFECTIVELY USE SOCIAL MEDIA WITHIN A WEBSITE. Students learn the keys to integrating social media to promote a website.

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