HTML, XHTML and CSS For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 9, 2010 - Computers - 416 pages
The indispensable introductory reference guide to HTML, XHTML and CSS

Even though new technologies enable people to do much more with the Web, in the end HTML, XHTML and CSS are still at the root of any Web site. The newest edition of this bestselling guide is fully updated and revised for the latest technology changes to the field, including HTML5 and CSS3. Illustrated in full color, this book provides beginner and advanced coders the tools they need to be proficient at these programming languages.

  • Shows you how to create a Web page and formulate XHTML document structure
  • Addresses working with content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla), and designing for mobile devices (iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android)
  • Introduces HTML5 and CSS3, tools critical to mobile Web development
  • Reviews working with text, lists, and images, and customizing links
  • Demonstrates ways to employ cascading style sheets (CSS) and get creative with colors and fonts
  • Details integrating scripts with XHTML and understanding deprecated HTML markup tags

Written by two veteran computer whizzes, HTML, XHTML and CSS For Dummies will help you get the design results you want!

 

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Contents

Scripting and XHTML 189
5
Getting to Know XHTML and CSS
7
Creating and Viewing a Web Page
31
Proper Planning Prevents Poor Page Performance
43
Formatting Web Pages with XHTML
61
Text and Lists
73
Linking to Online Resources
91
Finding and Using Images
105
Working with Forms
221
Bring the Best of the Web to Your Web Site
251
Fun with ClientSide Scripts
265
Content Management Systems
279
Mobile Web Design
293
Party On with HTML5
305
CSS3
325
Ten HTML Dos and Donts
345

Taking Precise Control over
119
Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
129
Using Cascading Style Sheets
147
Getting Creative with Colors and Fonts
169
Top 20 CSS Properties
191
Scripting Web Pages
211
Ten Ways to Exterminate Web Bugs
353
Ten Cool HTML Tools and Technologies
361
Twitter Supporters
373
Index
377
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Ed Tittel is a 28-year veteran of the computer industry. A seasoned author and consultant, Ed has more than 140 books to his credit. Jeff Noble is a principle user experience designer at CA Technologies. He specializes in designing, building, optimizing, and explaining all aspects of Web sites and enterprise software applications.

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