HTML 4 For Dummies

HTML 4 For Dummies

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Are you fascinated by the look and design of Web pages? Do you wish that you had the knowledge and skills to create a great looking Web site? Whether you're an up-and-coming Web designer or just an enthusiastic hobbyist, you are probably using HTML, the standard authoring language for the Internet. "HTML 4 For Dummies", now in its fifth edition, will show you the basics of working with this language as well as advanced skills for all-around knowledge. HTML is used to create Web documents. As a standard issued by the World Wide Web Consortium, it is used by almost everyone to create and edit Web pages.HTML is capable of: creating a Web site; inserting designs to a Web page; and, running on both PCs and Macs. The new edition of "HTML 4 For Dummies" contains nearly 50 percent more content than its previous editions, and covers a wide range of material, including: Planning a Web site to avoid underperformance; creating and viewing a Web page; working with text, tables, lists, and links; adding style to your page with images, colors, and fonts; managing layout; controlling positioning and appearance using CSS; integrating scripts with HTML; designing an eBay auction page; and, helpful advices and tips, as well as warnings about pitfalls. Complete with a 6-page tear-out colored reference sheet, "HTML 4 For Dummies" is the most comprehensive HTML guide yet. Written by a computer expert and author of over 120 books, including the previous editions of the bestselling "HTML 4 For Dummies", this straightforward, fun guide will aid you through making and editing beautiful Web pages.show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 26mm | 662.26g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Mixed media
  • 0764589172
  • 9780764589171
  • 1,257,961

Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Getting To Know (X)HTML.Chapter 1: The Least You Need to Know about HTML and the Web.Chapter 2: Creating and Viewing a Web Page.Chapter 3: Proper Planning Prevents Poor Page Performance.Part II: Formatting Web Pages with (X)HTML.Chapter 4: Creating (X)HTML Document Structure.Chapter 5: Text and Lists.Chapter 6: Linking to Online Resources.Chapter 7: Finding and Using Images.Part III: Taking Precise Control Over Web Pages.Chapter 8: Introducing Cascading Style Sheets.Chapter 9: Using Cascading Style Sheets.Chapter 10: Getting Creative with Colors and Fonts.Chapter 11: Using Tables for Stunning Pages.Part IV: Integrating Scripts with HTML.Chapter 12: Scripting Web Pages.Chapter 13: The Nuts and Bolts of JavaScript.Chapter 14: Working with Forms.Chapter 15: Fun with Client-Side Scripts.Part V: HTML Projects.Chapter 16: The About Me Page.Chapter 17: The eBay Auction Page.Chapter 18: A Company Site.Chapter 19: A Product Catalog.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 20: Ten Cool HTML Tools.Chapter 21: Ten HTML Do's and Don'ts.3Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Exterminate Web Bugs.Part VII: Appendixes.Appendix A: Deprecated (X)HTML Elements and Attributes.Appendix B: Shorthand and Aural CSS Properties.Appendix C: Glossary.Index.show more

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About Ed Tittel

Ed Tittel is a full-time independent writer, trainer, and consultant who works out of his home in beautiful Austin, Texas. Ed has been writing for the trade press since 1986 and has worked on more than 130 books. In addition to this title, Ed has worked on more than 35 books for Wiley, including Networking Windows NT Server For Dummies, XML For Dummies, and Networking with NetWare For Dummies. Ed is the technology editor at Certification magazine, writes the "Must Know News" twice-monthly newsletter for Cramsession.com, and also writes for a variety of Web sites and magazines. When he's not busy doing all that work stuff, Ed likes to travel, shoot pool, spend time with his family (especially taking walks with young Gregory), and wrestle with his Labrador, Blackie. You can contact Ed Tittel by e-mail at etittel@yahoo.com. Mary Burmeister is an editor, project manager, and writer. She's edited and project managed over 75 computer-related books. Mary has contributed material to several editions of HTML For Dummies and XML For Dummies in addition to project managing and editing them. Mary spends most of her time these days project managing, editing, and writing courses for Powered, Inc.show more

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