search for books and compare prices
Tables of Contents for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating an Html 4 Web Page
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
xvii
 
Part 1: Creating Your First HTML Web Page
1
82
1 A Brief HTML Web Page Primer HTML? Hard? Hah! Here's proof.
3
14
2 Laying the Foundation: The Basic Structure of a Web Page Pouring the concrete for that dream home page you've always wanted to build.
17
10
3 From Buck-Naked to Beautiful: Dressing Up Your Page HTML fashion tips that'll turn your Web page into a real looker!
27
10
4 A Fistful of List Grist for Your Web Page Mill Compulsive list-makers will be happy to know that HTML includes no less than three types of lists. This chapter takes you through the tags.
37
10
5 Making the Jump to Hyperspace: Adding Links A Web page without links is like a room without windows. This chapter shows you how to keep your pages from becoming claustrophobic.
47
10
6 A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Clicks: Working with Images Image is, apparently, everything, so this chapter shows you how to give your pages that graphic touch.
57
12
7 Publishing Your Page on the Web Now, at long last, you get to foist your Web page masterpiece on an unsuspecting world.
69
14
Part 2: A Grab Bag of Web Page Wonders
83
182
8 Images Can Be Links, Too The quick pic click shtick: how to turn an image into a hypertext link.
85
12
9 Netscape and Internet Explorer HTML Extensions Netscape and Microsoft are rapidly rederfining the HTML standards. This chapter shows you what all the fuss is about.
97
18
10 Table Talk: Adding Tables to Your Page Complete coverage of the HTML tags that let you turn the tables on your Web pages.
115
18
11 Making Your Web Pages Dance and Sing Animations, sounds, video, and other multimedia marvels.
133
10
12 Need Feedback? Create a Form! This chapter shows you how to slap up a form for feedback, back talk, replies, responses, retorts, or rejoinders.
143
20
13 Fooling Around with Frames The Compartment Department: how to divide the browser window into separate areas, each with its own Web page!
163
12
14 High HTML Style: Working with Style Sheets Using style sheets to make page formatting ridiculously easy (and to perform a few new formatting tricks).
175
18
15 Caffeinating Your Pages: Adding Java Applets and JavaScript How to give your Web pages a jolt by adding Java applets and JavaScript scripts.
193
14
16 Webbed Windows: HTML and Internet Explore 4.0 This chapter tells you how to exploit all the HTML doodads that Internet Explore 4.0 adds to the Windows interface.
207
12
17 The Elements of Web Page Style A truckload of HTML dos and don'ts to make sure you always put your best Web foot forward.
219
16
18 Some HTML Resources on the Web Billions of Web locales for graphics, style guides, and lots more.
235
14
19 The Self-Serve Web: Using Personal Web Server Becoming your own Webmaster with Microsoft's easy-to-use Personal Web Server.
249
16
Part 3: Painless Page Production: Easier Ways to Do the HTML Thing
265
60
20 Netscape Composer and the Well-Tempered Web A symphony of pain-free Web page production techniques courtesy of Netscape Composer.
267
14
21 Suite Web O'Mine: The Office 97 HTML Tools A tour of the HTML tools found in the Office 97 suite.
281
20
22 All Aboard the FrontPage Express Using FrontPage Express to get your Web page projects into "full steam ahead" territory.
301
14
23 Assorted Other Ways to Create HTML Documents A grab bag of HTML odds and ends, including Web-based page creators, file converters, and lots more.
315
10
Appendix A Speak Like a Geek Glossary A crash course in techno-babble.
325
10
Appendix B Browser Basics: Surfing with Navigator and Explorer A quick course in how to navigate the Web's High Seas with Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer.
335
8
Appendix C HTML Codes for Cool Characters A collection of characters and symbols to toss willy-nilly into your pages.
343
4
Appendix D The CD: The Webmaster's Toolkit What's on the disc and how to get it from your CD-ROM drive to your hard drive.
347