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HTML, XHTML & CSS for Dummies : 7th Edition - Ed Tittel

HTML, XHTML & CSS for Dummies

7th Edition

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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, it continues to provide 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
  • 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 understand deprecated HTML markup tags
  • Addresses working with content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla), and designing for mobile devices (iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android)

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

About the Authors

Ed Tittel has been involved with computers for nearly 25 years. Since 1994 he's been a full-time writer and tech editor. Among his many book credits is PC Magazine: Fighting Spyware, Viruses, and Malware, also published by Wiley.

Jeff Noble has been working on, in, and around the Web for nearly 10 years, and he specializes in designing and creating unique, easy to use, functional Web sites. When he’s away from his computer, Jeff is often far from the madding crowd, choosing instead to hike and camp in wild places as far away from a wall socket as he can get.

'This is the perfect book for beginners in web development and will show you everything you need to know to get started' (YoctoCon.com, July 2012)

Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting to Know (X)HTML and CSS.

Chapter 1: The Least You Need to Know about HTML, CSS, and the Web.

Chapter 2: Creating and Viewing a Web Page.

Chapter 3: Proper Planning Prevents Poor Page Performance.

Part II: Formatting Web Pages with (X)HTML.

Chapter 4: Creating (X)HTML Document Structure.

Chapter 5: Text and Lists.

Chapter 6: Linking to Online Resources.

Chapter 7: Finding and Using Images.

Part III: Taking Precise Control over Web Pages and Styles.

Chapter 8: Deprecated (X)HTML Markup.

Chapter 9: Introducing Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 10: Using Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 11: Getting Creative with Colors and Fonts.

Part IV: Scripting and (X)HTML.

Chapter 12: Top 20 CSS Properties.

Chapter 13: Scripting Web Pages.

Chapter 14: Working with Forms.

Chapter 15: Bring the Best of the Web to Your Web Site.

Chapter 16: Fun with Client-Side Scripts.

Chapter 17: Content Management Systems.

Part V: The Future of (X)HTML.

Chapter 18: Mobile Web Design.

Chapter 19: Party On with HTML5.

Chapter 20: CSS3.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten HTML Do?s and Don?ts.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Exterminate Web Bugs. Chapter 23: Ten Cool HTML Tools and Technologies.

Appendix A: Twitter Supporters.

Index.

ISBN: 9780470916599
ISBN-10: 0470916591
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 23rd December 2010
Publisher: John Wiley #38; Sons
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 18.9  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.96
Edition Number: 1