Creating Web Pages with HTML Simplified

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Are you new to computers? Does new technology make you nervous? Relax! You're holding in your hands the easiest guide ever to creating Web pages with HTML--a book that skips the long-winded explanations and shows you how things work. All you have to do is open the book, follow Chip, your friendly guide--and discover just how easy it is to get up to speed.

"Since I have purchased your books, I can honestly say that I do understand some of the mechanics behind this wonderful creation of the computer world. Thank ...

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Overview

Are you new to computers? Does new technology make you nervous? Relax! You're holding in your hands the easiest guide ever to creating Web pages with HTML--a book that skips the long-winded explanations and shows you how things work. All you have to do is open the book, follow Chip, your friendly guide--and discover just how easy it is to get up to speed.

"Since I have purchased your books, I can honestly say that I do understand some of the mechanics behind this wonderful creation of the computer world. Thank you for making it a lot easier to learn the basics."
--Allan Black (Woodlawn, Ontario, Canada)
* "Simplify It" sidebars offer real-world advice
* A friendly character called Chip introduces each task
* Full-color screen shots walk you through step by step
* Self-contained, two-page lessons make learning a snap

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471786474
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/20/2006
  • Series: Simplified Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 225
  • Sales rank: 679,325
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Sherry Willard Kinkoph has written and edited over 70 books over the past 10 years covering a variety of computer topics ranging from hardware to software, from Microsoft Office programs to the Internet. Her recent titles include Master VISUALLY eBay Business Kit, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 3.0, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2003. Sherry’s ongoing quest is to help users of all levels master the ever-changing computer technologies. No matter how many times they — the software manufacturers and hardware conglomerates — throw out a new version or upgrade, Sherry vows to be there to make sense of it all and help computer users get the most out of their machines.
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Table of Contents

1. HTML and Web Page Basics.

Internet Basics.

An Introduction to HTML.

Explore Web Browsers.

Explore HTML Editors.

Understanding HTML Syntax and Rules.

View HTML Code in a Browser.

2. Creating Your First HTML Page.

Understanding HTML Document Structure.

Start an HTML Document.

Save an HTML Document.

View an HTML Page.

Add a Document Declaration.

Add Metadata.

 3. Adding Text.

Create a New Paragraph.

Change Paragraph Alignment.

Add a Line Break.

Insert a Blank Space.

Insert Preformatted Text.

Insert a Heading.

Add Block Quotes.

Insert a Comment.

Create a Numbered List.

Create a Bulleted List.

Insert Special Characters.

Special Characters.

4. Formatting Text.

Make Text Bold.

Italicize Text.

Add Underlining to Text.

Change Fonts.

Change Font Size.

Change the Text Color.

Adjust Margins.

Set a Page Background Color.

Add a Horizontal Line.

5. Creating Style Sheets.

Understanding Style Sheets.

Create an External Style Sheet.

Link to a Style Sheet.

Add Comments to a Style Sheet.

Create an Internal Style Sheet.

Create a Class.

Apply a Style with the DIV Tag.

Apply a Style Locally.

Apply a Style Using the ID Attribute.

6. Formatting Text with Style Sheets.

Add Bold to Text.

Italicize Text.

Indent Text.

Change the Font Size.

Change the Font.

Change the Text Case.

Change Text Alignment.

Control Line Spacing.

Set Margins.

Add Padding.

Add Color to Text.

Add a Border.

Control Element Position.

Wrap Text Around Elements.

Change Vertical Alignment.

7. Adding Images.

Understanding Web Page Images.

Insert an Image.

Specify an Image Size.

Add Alternative Text.

Align an Image Horizontally.

Align an Image Vertically.

Center an Image.

Wrap Text Between Images.

Stop Text Wrap.

Set an Image Border.

Add Space Around an Image.

8. Adding Links.

Understanding Links.

Understanding URLs.

Insert a Link to Another Page.

Insert a Link to a New Window.

Insert a Link to an Area on the Same Page.

Link to an E-mail Address.

9. Working with Tables.

Understanding Table Structure.

Add a Table.

Assign a Table Border.

Adjust Cell Padding and Spacing.

Adjust Cell Width and Height.

Add Column Labels.

Create Newspaper-Style Columns.

Add a Table Header.

Add a Table Caption.

Control Which Borders to Display.

Adjust the Table Size.

Span Cells Across Columns and Rows.

10. Working with Frames.

Understanding Frames.

Create Frames.

Customize Frame Borders.

Control Frame Margins.

Prevent Frame Resizing.

Target a Link.

11. Creating Forms.

Understanding Forms.

Types of Form Elements.

Gather Form Data.

Create a Form.

Send Form Data to an E-mail Address.

Add a Text Box.

Add a Large Text Area.

Add Check Boxes.

Add Radio Buttons.

Add a Menu List.

Add a Submit Button.

Add a Reset Button.

12. Adding Sounds and Videos.

Understanding Multimedia Elements.

Understanding Plug-ins and Players.

Link to Audio or Video Files.

Embed an Audio File.

Embed a Video File.

Embed a Flash Movie.

Set Up Background Audio.

13. Working with JavaScript.

Understanding JavaScript.

Understanding Script Events and Handlers.

Add JavaScript to a Web Page.

Create a JavaScript File.

Insert the Current Date and Time.

Display an Alert Message Box.

Display a Pop-Up Window.

Customize the Status Bar Message for a Link.

14. Publishing Your Web Pages.

Understanding Web Page Publishing.

Transfer Files to a Web Server with WS_FTP.

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