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HTML and XHTML The Complete Reference

ISBN-10: 007222942X

ISBN-13: 9780072229424

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas Powell

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This fourth edition teaches real world Web markup with a focus on both the standards in use today and the emerging standards of tomorrow.
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List price: $39.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 8/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 956
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Introductionp. xxv
Introduction
Introduction to HTML and XHTMLp. 3
First Look at HTMLp. 3
Document Typesp. 10
The [left angle bracket]html[right angle bracket] Tagp. 14
The [left angle bracket]head[right angle bracket] Tagp. 14
The [left angle bracket]body[right angle bracket] Tagp. 17
Elements and Charactersp. 17
The Rules of HTMLp. 18
XHTML: The Rules Enforcedp. 22
Major Themesp. 23
Summaryp. 26
Web Development Overviewp. 27
The Need for Careful Web Developmentp. 27
Basic Web Process Modelp. 28
Approaching a Web Site Projectp. 29
The Site Planp. 33
Design Phase Dissectedp. 36
Beta Site Implementationp. 49
Testingp. 50
Release and Beyondp. 51
Welcome to the Real Worldp. 51
Summaryp. 52
Core HTML and XHTML
Core Elementsp. 55
Document Structure Reduxp. 55
Core HTML Attributesp. 56
Headingsp. 58
Paragraphs and Breaksp. 61
Divisions and Centeringp. 64
Quotationsp. 66
Preformatted Textp. 67
Listsp. 70
Horizontal Rulesp. 77
Other Block-Level Elementsp. 78
Text-Level Elementsp. 79
Inserted and Deleted Textp. 85
Character Entitiesp. 86
Commentsp. 89
Summaryp. 90
Links and Addressingp. 91
Linking Basicsp. 91
What Are URLs?p. 94
Linking in HTMLp. 109
Anchor Attributesp. 112
Images and Anchorsp. 117
Image Mapsp. 119
Semantic Linking with the link Elementp. 128
Beyond Locationp. 133
Summaryp. 137
Presentation and Layout
Imagesp. 141
Image Preliminariesp. 141
HTML Image Basicsp. 152
Images as Buttonsp. 163
Image Mapsp. 164
Advanced Image Considerationsp. 165
Tips on Image Usep. 167
Summaryp. 170
Text, Colors, and Backgroundsp. 171
HTML Approach to Visual Designp. 171
Fontsp. 180
Colors in HTMLp. 189
Color Attributes for bodyp. 190
Background Imagesp. 192
Controlling Page Marginsp. 195
Summaryp. 196
Tables and Layoutp. 197
Introduction to Tablesp. 197
Tables for Layoutp. 202
Applied Layout Using Tablesp. 210
Advanced Data Tablesp. 223
Databinding: Tables Generated from a Data Sourcep. 226
Summaryp. 230
Framesp. 231
Framesp. 231
Frame Layoutsp. 239
Floating Framesp. 243
Frame Problemsp. 245
Summaryp. 246
Multimediap. 247
Audiop. 247
Videop. 255
Animationp. 260
PDF Formatp. 265
Summaryp. 267
CSS1p. 269
Style Sheet Basicsp. 269
Adding Style to a Documentp. 271
CSS and HTML Elementsp. 277
Selectorsp. 278
Document Structure and Inheritancep. 284
Complete Style Sheet Examplep. 288
CSS1 Propertiesp. 289
Font Propertiesp. 292
Text Propertiesp. 297
List Propertiesp. 303
Color and Background Propertiesp. 307
Box Propertiesp. 311
Display Propertiesp. 324
Summaryp. 326
CSS2p. 327
The Rise of CSS2p. 327
CSS Propertiesp. 332
CSS3: Someday?p. 358
Microsoft-Specific Style Sheet Properties Samplerp. 358
Summaryp. 360
Interactivity
Formsp. 365
How Are Forms Used?p. 365
Form Preliminariesp. 366
The [left angle bracket]form[right angle bracket] Tagp. 366
The name and id Attributesp. 371
Form Field Elementsp. 372
Other Form Elementsp. 389
Form Accessibility Enhancementsp. 393
Browser-Specific Form Accessibility Improvementsp. 395
Miscellaneous Form Field Attributesp. 396
Form Presentationp. 397
Forms and Scriptingp. 402
The Rise of XForms?p. 402
Summaryp. 403
Introduction to Server-Side Programmingp. 405
Overview of Client/Server Programming on the Webp. 405
Server-Side Programmingp. 407
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)p. 408
Server Modules: Apache Modules, ISAPI, and Othersp. 419
Server-Side Scriptingp. 419
PHPp. 422
ColdFusionp. 423
Active Server Pages (ASP) and ASP.NETp. 428
Choosing a Server-Side Scripting Languagep. 431
Summaryp. 431
JavaScript and DHTMLp. 433
JavaScriptp. 433
VBScriptp. 435
Including Scripts in an XHTML Documentp. 436
JavaScript Language Overviewp. 446
JavaScript Object Modelsp. 448
Markup Elements and Scripting Accessp. 452
Dynamic HTMLp. 455
The Standard DOMp. 456
Scripting and CSSp. 458
Cross-Browser JavaScriptp. 459
Common Scriptsp. 462
Summaryp. 471
Plug-ins, ActiveX Controls, and Java Appletsp. 473
Scripting, Programming, and Objectsp. 473
Plug-insp. 474
ActiveX Controlsp. 480
Java Appletsp. 486
Cross-Platform [left angle bracket]object[right angle bracket] Syntax Today and Tomorrowp. 493
Summaryp. 496
Site Delivery and Management
HTTP and Site Deliveryp. 499
The Importance of Deliveryp. 499
How to Deliver Web Sitesp. 500
Outsourcing Web Hostingp. 501
Web Serversp. 503
HTTPp. 509
The Realities of Publishing and Maintaining a Web Sitep. 522
Summaryp. 523
Site Managementp. 525
Meta-Informationp. 525
Search Engine Promotionp. 530
How Search Engines Workp. 531
Optimizing for Search Enginesp. 534
Managing Web Sitesp. 538
Link Maintenancep. 539
Content Managementp. 541
Summaryp. 544
Advanced Topics
XMLp. 547
The Need for XMLp. 547
SGML and XMLp. 548
Well-Formed XMLp. 549
Valid XMLp. 552
Displaying XMLp. 555
Combining XML and XHTMLp. 561
XML Application Languagesp. 565
Predicting the Future of XMLp. 573
Summaryp. 574
Appendixes
HTML and XHTML Element Referencep. 577
Flavors of HTML and XHTMLp. 577
Core Attributes Referencep. 579
Language Attributes Referencep. 580
Common Internet Explorer Attributes Referencep. 581
Event Attributes Referencep. 582
HTML Element Referencep. 585
CSS1 and CSS2 Referencep. 735
Style Inclusion Methodsp. 735
CSS Measurementsp. 737
CSS Color Valuesp. 737
Miscellaneous CSS Constructsp. 741
CSS2 Aural Style Propertiesp. 781
Microsoft Extensions to CSSp. 781
Special Charactersp. 789
"Standard" HTML Character Entitiesp. 789
HTML 4.0 Character Entitiesp. 807
Fontsp. 819
Specifying Fontsp. 819
Downloadable Fontsp. 825
Color Referencep. 827
Browser-Safe Colorsp. 827
Color Names and Numerical Equivalentsp. 829
CSS Color Valuesp. 835
Reading a Document Type Definitionp. 837
Element Type Declarationsp. 837
Occurrence Indicatorsp. 838
Logical Connectorsp. 838
SGML Content Exclusion and Inclusionp. 839
Attribute Declarationsp. 840
SGML and XML Keywordsp. 840
Parameter Entitiesp. 841
Commentsp. 841
The DTDsp. 842
XHTML 1.0 Transitional DTDp. 842
XHTML 1.0 Strict DTDp. 862
XHTML 1.0 Frameset DTDp. 878
Indexp. 899
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