HTML : Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks

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This book helps visual learners expand their knowledge base and work smarter, with 100 tips, tricks, and techniques for getting more done in less time, and takes the reader to the next level, with a visual reference for learning and using beyond-the-essential techniques in HTML. It features a task-oriented approach; each task is presented in a two-page spread, with numbered, step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots. Each task is identified with a difficulty-level indicator, allowing readers to expand their skills at their own pace. HTML remains the most popular development language, and is the foundation upon which 2.2 million publicly accessible Web sites and 300 million Web pages are built. This book has been written by a bestselling author and expert creator of visual learning materials.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 217.4 x 254 x 15.2mm | 793.8g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764542117
  • 9780764542114

Table of contents

1. Get Your Message Across with Text. Task # 1: Make Text Stand Out by Adding Shadows. Task #2: Create Scrolling Text Effects. Task #3: Display the Page Title as Text. Task #4: Display a Web Page Filename. Task #5: Add Pizzazz by Making Text Glow. 2. Maximize the Impact of Your Web Page. Task #6: Stop the Background from Scrolling. Task #7: Describe Web Pages to Search Engines. Task #8: Define the Exact Size of Margin Spacing. Task #9: Display a Rule Without a Shade. Task #10: Automatically Reload a Web Page. Task # 11: Using Style Blocks to Align Page Elements. Task #12: Redirect Users to Another Web Page. Task #13: Display a Web Page's Last Modification Date. Task #14: Organize Content with Vertical Lines. Task #15: Using a Print Button to Print a Web Page. Task #16: Using Styles to Print Selected Items. Task #17: Allow Users to Add a Page to Favorites. Task #18: Create Dynamic Background Colors. 3. Increase the Effectiveness of Your Links. Task #19: Send an E--mail Message Via a Link. Task #20: Create an Image Map. Task #21: Remove Underlines from Links. Task #22: Create a Link to Download a File. Task #23: Access Other Internet Services. Task #24: Create Links within Long Documents. Task #25: Explain a Link with a Link Tool Tip. Task #26: Create Dynamic Link Text. Task #27: Using a Link to Open a New Window. 4. Jazz Up Your Site with Multimedia. Task #28: Display Images from Another Web Site. Task #29: Using Spacer Images to Precisely Position Graphics. Task #30: Manipulate the Image Size. Task #31: Preload an Image to Increase Display Speed. Task #32: Preload a Low--Resolution Image. Task #33: Using an Image as a Rule. Task #34: Control Text Wrapping Around an Image. Task #35: Create Quick Thumbnails. Task #36: Speed a Web Page's Display by Reusing Images. Task #37: Left--Align Multiple Images in a Web Page. Task #38: Create an Image Button. Task #39: Add a Background Sound to a Web Page. Task #40: Add a Media Player to Play Audio Files. Task #41: Embed Video in a Web Page. Task #42: Display Flash Animations. 5. Frame Your Web Page. Task #43: Create a Navigation Frame. Task #44: Secure a Frame Border to Control Web Page Layout. Task #45: Display One Web Page Within Another with Inline Frames. Task #46: Create a Message for Non--Frame Browsers and Search Engines. Task #47: Maximize Frame Content by Turning Off Scroll Bars. Task #48: Force the Use of Frames. Task #49: Break Out of a Frame to Fully Display a Web Page. 6. Get Interactive with Forms. Task #50: Permit Users to Clear a Form's Content. Task #51: Create a Drop--Down List. Task #52: Using an Image as a Button Task #53: Place Default Text in a Form. Task #54: Create Shortcut Keys to Select Checkboxes. Task #55: Restrict Text Size in a Form. Task #56: Protect Information by Hiding Typed Data. Task #57: Change How Words Wrap in the Text Area. Task #58: Make Form Text Unchangeable. Task #59: Hide Data in Forms. Task #60: Add Flair with Colored Text Boxes. Task #61: Create a Default Insertion Point Location. 7. Better Organize Your Data with Lists. Task #62: Using the dir Attribute to Reverse a Definition List. Task #63: Using Lists to Indent Images and Text. Task #64: Organize Data with Nested Lists. Task #65: Enhance a Web Page Using Images as Bullets. Task #66: Using Styles to Create Unique List Symbols. 8. Arrange Your Objects Using Tables. Task #67: Highlight Information by Changing Table Colors. Task #68: Enhance a Table with Background Images. Task #69: Specify Table Size to Control Page Layout. Task #70: Arrange Items within Tables for Creative Layout. Task #71: Organize Data by Inserting Table Headers. Task #72: Using a Table to Create an Image Map. Task #73: Using Two Tables to Create Borders around Objects. Task #74: Create Dynamic Table Menus. 9. Tap Your Browser's Hidden Power with JavaScript. Task #75: Display the Current Date and Time. Task #76: Insert Navigation Links. Task #77: Show Messages in the Status Bar. Task #78: Create a Pop--Up Window. Task #79: Include a Close Button to a Pop--Up Window. Task #80: Customize the Features of a Pop--Up Window. Task #81: Display an Alert Message. Task #82: Disable the Right Mouse Button. Task #83: Using Drop--Down Menus to Access Other Web Pages. Task #84: Add Interest with Dynamically Changing Images. Task #85: Detect the Web Browser Information. Task #86: Detect Screen Resolution. Task #87: Using E--Mail to Share Web Pages. Task #88: Dynamically Change an Item's Size. 10. Using Style Sheets to Enhance HTML. Task #89: Add Style by Changing the Scrollbar Colors. Task #90: Change the Mouse Pointer Style. Task #91: Using Style Sheets to Precisely Align Items. Task #92: Boost a Web Page with Colored Buttons. Task #93: Quickly Change the Look of All Web Pages. Task #94: Using Styles to Add Borders to Items. Task #95: Place Text in Columns Task #96: Create a Shadow Behind Text. Task #97: Create Effects by Overlapping Text and Images. Task #98: Hide Items on a Web Page. Task #99: Position an Image in the Background. Task #100: Modify Text Appearance.
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About Paul Whitehead

Paul Whitehead is a computer consultant based in Toronto, Canada. He is the author of many books including Java and XML: Your Visual blueprint for creating Java--enhanced Web programs, available from Wiley Publishing and maranGraphics.
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