Loading...
Skip to Main Content

Course Details

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day

Description:

In this course you will learn how to: Understand and describe the EPUB format; Create EPUB (and other electronic) books; Distribute your electronic books through popular distribution channels such as Amazon and iTunes.

Prerequisites:

None

Epub Course

Public Class Schedule

We're Here to Help

Don't see the dates you need? Call us at 888.484.2933 or Tell Us What You Need.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • What are EPUB, eBooks and iBooks?
    • EPUB readers
    • EPUB authoring tools
  • EPUB Technologies
    • What can and can't be included in an EPUB document
    • Introduction to XML/XHTML
    • Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
    • Working with images
  • Working with XML/XHTML
    • Text structure
    • Working with tables
    • Creating hyperlinks
    • Inserting images
  • Working with CSS
    • Creating and linking to the CSS file
    • Setting document styles
    • Adjusting spacing and text wrap
    • Creating drop caps, sidebars and pull quotes
  • Navigation, functionality and accessibility
    • Creating and editing a Table of Contents
    • What is metadata?
    • Adding metadata
    • Adding page and chapter breaks
    • Creating guide sections for iBooks
    • Adding accessibility features for assistive technology devices
  • Previewing and validating
    • Previewing EPUBs on your computer and devices
    • Previewing for the iBooks app
    • Validating your EPUB files
  • Exporting and distribution
    • What readers support EPUB?
    • Creating a Kindle version
    • Other reseller formats
    • Getting an International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
    • Distributing your book through resellers such as Amazon and iTunes

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Web-based training is super easy to set up and doesn’t require fancy software.

Find a Course