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Developing an Effective Website Design
By Mark William Bell
Jan 4, 2013
This chapter shows you how to make decisions about developing an effective site design and where you can find some ideas that will help spark your design creativity.
WordPress in Depth: Using HTML in Your Widgets and Blog
By Bud E. Smith, Michael McCallister
Mar 3, 2010
In this chapter, learn how HTML can be used in the WordPress.com environment. This is useful whether you just want to do a few simple things with your blog postings and the Text widget, or if you want to go much further.
Formatting Text with HTML in Dreamweaver MX
By Molly E. Holzschlag
Mar 21, 2003
Discover how to format your site's words into readable appealing content. Learn how to apply font, paragraph, and list attributes to your site to achieve maximum readability.
HTML Goodies: Neat Stuff with Text and Images
By Joe Burns
Nov 15, 2002
Learn how to manipulate text and images together with such techniques as placing text over images and toggling images and text in Internet Explorer.
Writing Sophisticated HTML and XHTML Documents: Dealing with Data Types
By Molly E. Holzschlag
Nov 8, 2002
Molly Holzschlag examines the types of key data and how it is used in HTML and XHTML syntax to write conforming, sophisticated documents.
Coding Guidelines for Client-Side Scripting
By Scott Loban
Nov 30, 2001
Client-side script code can be improved for maintainability and reusability by adhering to some helpful coding practices. Scott Loban highlights some structural and organizational conventions in this article.
Elements of Client-Side Scripting
By Scott Loban
Nov 30, 2001
Client-side scripts use four essential components to enable the creation of full-featured Web applications. Scott Loban introduces those major components of client-side scripting and their roles in a dynamic Web application.
Introduction to Client-Side Scripting
By Scott Loban
Nov 30, 2001
What separates a Web page from an application is rich, two-way communication between the user and the site. Scott Loban delves into client-side scripting, a key technology for providing greater interactivity and pizzazz to Web applications.
Language Choices for Client-Side Scripting
By Scott Loban
Nov 30, 2001
Multiple languages are available for writing client-side scripts, including JavaScript, VBScript, Perl, Tcl/Tk, and REXX. Scott Loban discusses the nuances of these popular languages for client-side scripts.
CSS Coding Guidelines
By Scott Loban
Nov 16, 2001
To improve the maintainability and reusability of code, you should establish a set of coding rules, document those rules, and enforce their use. Scott Loban explores some coding conventions for CSS in this article.
Elements of CSS
By Scott Loban
Nov 16, 2001
The major structural elements of CSS include style sheets, attribute-value pairs, and binding. Scott Loban helps you understand these elements so that you can use CSS more effectively.
Introduction to CSS
By Scott Loban
Nov 16, 2001
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) give authors a language for applying style characteristics to the elements of a Web document. Scott Loban shows some examples of how you can use CSS to simplify formatting.
HTML Coding Guidelines
By Scott Loban
Nov 9, 2001
When using HTML, it is important to plan for maintainable, reusable code and to adopt a consistent policy on coding style. Scott Loban gives you some tips to make this easier.
HTML in Web Applications
By Scott Loban
Nov 9, 2001
Using HTML and Web applications involves knowing how to use several core elements such as servers and clients. Scott Loban introduces these elements in this article.
HTML: Origins and Purpose
By Scott Loban
Nov 9, 2001
Scott Loban shows how you can use HTML keywords and tags to format and display the content of Web pages.
Using XML and XSLT to Personalize a Web Site Part 1: Using XSLT to Transform XML to HTML
By Nicholas Chase
Nov 2, 2001
This article explains the basic concepts and methodologies behind using XSLT to create custom HTML from XML, and the tools you will need to perform dynamic transformations on the server side.
Transforming HTML Form Data as XML Strings Using Java
By Jasmit Kochhar
Oct 12, 2001
This article by Jasmit Kochhar shows you how to use a Java-based infrastructure to format data posted by an HTML form into XML strings. It builds on a previous article, "Posting HTML Form Data as XML Strings," which used ASP to demonstrate the technique.
Web Markup: What you Didn’t Know You Needed to Know
By Molly E. Holzschlag
Sep 28, 2001
Make your site stand out and give yourself an edge: Let Molly Holzschlag teach you the goals of successful markup and which method is right for your project. Molly explains the various markup languages and slips you a few tips.
Combining JavaScript and HTML
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes
Aug 27, 2001
In this excerpt from JavaScript 1.5 by Example, authors Adrian and Kathie Kingsley-Hughes take a look at how JavaScript and HTML combine in a Web page seamlessly.