If HTML, XHTML, and CSS can do it, you can do it too...
Whether hand-coded or created by a visual editor, static or dynamic, most Web pages rely on HTML. The more you know about this language and its companion technologies, XHTML and CSS, the more flexible, creative, and effective your Web site will be. This all-new reference covers the latest updates and dramatic improvements in all three. You’ll learn which tools help you achieve specific results, how CSS enables consistent formatting, the most efficient way to code and use HTML, and so much more.
Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of HTML, XHTML, and CSS
- Understand how the Web works and the importance of the W3C® in establishing and maintaining standards
- Review the basic parts of a Web page and how they interact
- Discover how to maintain consistency with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Create style rules, understand inheritance, and match elements by name, class, or identifier
- Learn to select the best Web technology for the objective you want to achieve
- Manage images, fonts, lists, links, tables, and special characters
- Explore tools and methodology for testing, publishing, and maintaining Web content
- Follow best practices in developing structured, accessible content and protecting it online
- Find out which peripheral Web technologies are most valuable in the long run
- Explore how server-side and client-side scripting can add capabilities to your content