HTML & XHTML DeMYSTiFieD by Lee Cottrell

By Lee Cottrell

Hard stuff made effortless! Your functional, self-paced advisor to HTML and XHTML

HTML and XHTML Demystified is a hands-on instructional that offers you thorough advice on required website design strategies and applied sciences. The ebook additionally services as an invaluable complement for textbooks and school room actions through targeting the necessities and the main important tags and homes, whereas heading off pointless details.

Learn to create web content, upload pics and hyperlinks, create tables and frames, combine kinds, and extra. each one bankruptcy positive factors legitimate HTML that follows the entire ideas set via the W3C and accommodates the newest criteria for HTML5. internet designers have to write pages which are available to all clients, so each one bankruptcy is coded to handle the accessibility standards from the american citizens with Disabilities Act and to permit using non-English characters.

HTML and XHTML Demystified

  • Covers HTML, XHTML, HTML5, and CSS
  • Develops stand-alone examples according to bankruptcy: one created by way of the writer; the opposite that you should practice
  • Helps you know and unravel universal HTML errors
  • Includes end-of-chapter quizzes and a last examination to augment learning

Step-by-step coverage:

HTML and the internet; Your First websites; placing portraits; developing links; utilizing Lists; development Tables; amassing facts with varieties; web page structure; Scripting; DHTML; successfully utilizing Multimedia; utilizing Frames; making a internet Site

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They have no content. These tags are called empty tags. An empty tag will self-close. The three empty tags are

, and . Notice that the closing / is placed after the tag name. Caut ion Not closing tags can lead to unpredictable results on your web site.


tag holds paragraphs for your web site. Each paragraph will be contained within the open and close tags. HTML will render the paragraph as one complete unit, followed by a blank line. If your site needs five paragraphs, then your HTML code will have five



Com to download the 30-day trial. 1010 WYSIWYG Editors WYSIWYG editors are very popular with web designers. They allow fast development of web pages. However, they tend to hide the HTML behind a series of dialog boxes. I recommend avoiding these editors until you are very comfortable with HTML. Adobe Dreamweaver Dreamweaver, shown in Figure 1-4, is probably the most used WYSIWYG editor in the world. It is very fast, produces beautiful pages, and manages most web site creation. Versions exist for both Windows and Mac OS X.

CSS applies a series of rules to your web documents. These rules, defined by you, will change how browsers render your code. You are able to change where your elements appear on the page, their color, font, and many other elements. CSS Properties and Values CSS rules are set by using properties and values. A property is a predefined CSS element. This element will change how a tag renders. The value represents what you want the property to do. To use the property, you will need to type the property name, followed by a colon (:), and then the value.

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