From the Publisher
This invaluable sourcebook is widely acknowledged as the definitive resource on HTML. A comprehensive guide to HTML, it is now expanded to include the latest enhancements to the HTML standard. New information includes expanded coverage of stylesheets, CSS (cascading stylesheets) and dynamic HTML as well as updates of the latest URL syntax specification, the HTTP protocol, and CGI scripting. Updated examples and lists of software and resources are also provided. "This is the best of the HTML cookbooks." --Byte. "No matter how much you think you know about HTML and other Web technologies, you're missing out unless you have a copy of HTML sourcebook. This book has it all . . ." --Thomas Giebel, Senior Technical Editor, PC Magazine Online. Includes Companion Web site with... * Listings of tools and resources such as HTML editors, servers, recommended software packages, and more.
From the Back Cover
Your total guide to online publishing using HTML
The HTML Sourcebook is an indispensable resource for authors, publishers, marketers, educators, and virtually anyone interested in publishing on the World Wide Web. Written by the author of one of the most accessed HTML online tutorials, it provides all the essentials for preparing character-based, as well as graphically based, hypertext documents for online publication. With the help of Ian S. Graham's clear, step-by-step guidelines and priceless pointers you'll quickly learn how to:
* Master all HTML commands and the URL syntax
* Create and edit HTML documents for Mosaic, Netscape, Lynx, and all other WWW browsers
* Translate documents from other formats such as Word or WordPerfect into HTML documents
* Link your hypertext documents to graphics, video, and sound files
* Choose hypertext servers for UNIX, Macintosh, and PC platforms
* Construct "cgi-bin" programs to create sophisticated interactive documents
* Access and use all the browsers, editors, translators, and other valuable World Wide Web tools currently available online
The HTML Sourcebook also features an array of examples taken from business, education, science, and other fields. Including both code and screen captures of the resulting pages as they appear on the Web, the examples let you see firsthand what well-designed hypertext documents and their underlying HTML structures look like.
Whether you want to deliver online documentation for software packages, distribute sales catalog information, access library databases, or expand the audience for a hypertext comic strip, The HTML Sourcebook is your complete guide to composing and distributing documents on the World Wide Web.