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Teach Yourself HTML 4 in 24 Hours

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ISBN-10: 0672317249

ISBN-13: 9780672317248

Edition: 4th 1999

Authors: Dick Oliver

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The step-by-step lessons in this book guide readers through the topics they need to use HTML. Learning tools include question-and-answer sections, quizzes and exercises.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 9/17/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Your First Web Page
Understanding HTML and XML
What Is a Web Page?
How Web Pages Work
How to Edit Web Pages
The Many Faces of HTML
Create a Web Page Right Now
A Simple Sample Page
Tags Every HTML Page Must Have
Paragraphs and Line Breaks
Peeking at Other People's Pages
Linking to Other Web Pages
Linking to Another Web Page
Linking Between Your Own Pages
Relative Addresses
Publishing Your HTML Pages
Setting Up an Internet Web Site
Transferring Pages to a Web Server
Publishing Pages with Netscape Navigator
Publishing Pages with Microsoft Internet Explorer
Publishing Pages with Microsoft FrontPage
Publishing Pages with CuteFTP
Making a File Available for Downloading
Putting Web Pages on an Intranet
Publishing Web Pages on Disk
Testing Your Pages
Web Page Text
Text Alignment and Lists
Text Alignment
The Three Types of HTML Lists
Lists Within Lists
Text Formatting and Font Control
Boldface, Italics, and Special Formatting
Font Size and Color
Choosing a Typeface
Special Characters
Email Links and Links Within a Page
Using Named Anchors
Linking to a Specific Part of Another Page
Linking Your Email Address into a Web Page
Creating HTML Forms
How HTML Forms Work
Creating a Form
Text Input
Identifying Each Piece of Form Data
Including Hidden Data
Check Boxes
Radio Buttons
Selection Lists
Text Areas
Creating a Custom Submit Button
Web Page Graphics
Creating Your Own Web Page Graphics
Choosing Graphics Software
Graphics Basics
Preparing Photographic Images
Controlling JPEG Compression
Creating Banners and Buttons
Reducing the Number of Colors
Interlaced GIFs and Progressive JPEGs
Putting Graphics on a Web Page
Placing an Image on a Web Page
Labeling an Image
Images That Are Links
Horizontal Image Alignment
Vertical Image Alignment
Custom Backgrounds and Colors
Background and Text Colors
Creating Custom Colors
Background Image Tiles
Transparent Images
Creating Your Own Backgrounds
Creating Animated Graphics
Software for Making Web Page Animations
Creating the Pictures You Want to Animate
Assembling the Pictures into an Animation
Putting a GIF Animation onto a Web Page
Generating Transitions and Text Effects
Web Page Design
Page Design and Layout
Web Page Design
Image Spacing and Borders
The Old Background Banner Trick
Specifying Image Width and Height
Graphical Links and Imagemaps
How and Why to Avoid Using Imagemaps
Mapping Regions Within an Image
Client-Side Imagemaps
Server-Side Imagemaps
Combined Client/Server Imagemaps
Advanced Layout with Tables
Creating a Simple Table
Table Size
Alignment and Spanning
Backgrounds and Spacing
Creative Page Layout with Tables
Using Style Sheets
A Basic Style Sheet
CSS1 Versus CSS2
Older Web Browsers
Style Properties
Style Classes
Specifying Inline Styles
Positioning and Layers
Dynamic Web Pages
Embedding Multimedia in Web Pages
Putting Multimedia on a Web Page
Multimedia the Old-Fashioned Way
Embedding Sound in a Web Page
Embedding Video in a Web Page
Trying to Please Everybody
Multimedia the New Way
Interactive Pages with Applets and ActiveX
The Old Way
Internet Programming for the Rest of Us
Strong Java
ActiveX Controls
Using ActiveX to Embed a Video
Web Page Scripting for Non-Programmers
Interactive Highlighting
Preloading Images for Speed
Adding Up an Order Form
The Wide World of JavaScript
Setting Pages in Motion with Dynamic HTML
Learning How to Fly
Dividing a Web Page into Layers
Offering Alternate Content in Plain HTML
Being Compatible with Incompatible Browsers
Moving a Layer Around with JavaScript
Interactive Layer Animation
Building a Web Site
Multipage Layout with Frames
What Are Frames?
Creating a Frameset Document
The [frame /] Tag
Linking Between Frames and Windows
Nested Frames
Margins, Borders, and Scrolling
Organizing and Managing a Web Site
When One Page Is Enough
Organizing a Simple Site
Organizing a Larger Site
Including Comments in a Page
Helping People Find Your Web Pages
Publicizing Your Web Site
Listing Your Pages with the Major Search Sites
Providing Hints for Search Engines
Loading Another Page Automatically
Advanced Header Tags
Documenting the Full Address of a Page
Planning for the Future of HTML
HTML Beyond the Web
From Calculators to Communicators
HTML as the New User Interface
The Digital Media Revolution
XML: Unity in Diversity
HTML Applications of the Future
What You Can Do Today to Be Ready for Tomorrow
Readers' Most Frequently Asked Questions
The 24 Top Questions from Readers of Sams Teach Yourself HTML in 24 Hours
HTML Learning Resources on the Internet
General HTML Information
Web Page Design
Multimedia and Virtual Reality
Advanced Developer Resources
HTML Validators
Directories with HTML Information
Web Site Services
Free Web Sites Hosting
Complete HTML 4 Quick Reference
Text Phrases and Paragraphs
Text Formatting Elements
Embedded Content
Common Attributes and Events
HTML Character Entities