A full-color introduction to the basics of HTML and CSS from the publishers of Wrox!
Every day, more and more people want to learn some HTML and CSS. Joining the professional web designers and programmers are new audiences who need to know a little bit of code at work (update a content management system or e-commerce store) and those who want to make their personal blogs more attractive. Many books teaching HTML and CSS are dry and only written for those who want to become programmers, which is why this book takes an entirely new approach.
This educational book is one that you will enjoy picking up, reading, then referring back to. It will make you wish other technical topics were presented in such a simple, attractive and engaging way!
WELCOME TO A NICER WAY TO LEARN ABOUT HTML & CSS
Whether you want to design and build websites from scratch or take more control over an existing site, this book will help you create attractive, user-friendly web content. We understand that code can be intimidating, but take a look inside and you will see how this guide differs from many traditional programming books.
Each page introduces a new topic in a simple, visual way with straightforward explanations accompanied by bite-sized code samples. You will also find practical help on how to organize and design the pages of your site so that you can create websites that look stunning and are easy to use. No previous experience needed.
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Chapter 1: Structure 12
Chapter 2: Text 40
Chapter 3: Lists 62
Chapter 4: Links 74
Chapter 5: Images 94
Chapter 6: Tables 126
Chapter 7: Forms 144
Chapter 8: Extra Markup 176
Chapter 9: Flash, Video & Audio 200
Chapter 10: Introducing CSS 226
Chapter 11: Color 246
Chapter 12: Text 264
Chapter 13: Boxes 300
Chapter 14: Lists, Tables & Forms 330
Chapter 15: Layout 358
Chapter 16: Images 406
Chapter 17: HTML5 Layout 428
Chapter 18: Process & Design 452
Chapter 19: Practical Information 476