HTML 4 for Dummies, 5th Edition

  • 5h 30m
  • Ed Tittel, Mary C. Burmeister
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2005

Create interesting page layouts, test and debug your pages, and attract visitors.

Building a Web page isn’t difficult! This friendly book gets you going and shows you how to use the HTML markup language—in plain English. It even includes practical HTML projects you can really use, such as an “about me” page, a marketing page, and a product catalog.

Discover how to:

  • Plan your Web site to prevent problems
  • Format Web pages with (X)HTML
  • Build an eBay auction page
  • Format text, apply styles, and lay out your page with CSS,
  • Integrate scripts with HTML,

About the Authors

Ed Tittel is a full-time independent writer, trainer, and consultant who works out of his home in beautiful Austin, Texas. Ed has been writing for the trade press since 1986 and has worked on more than 130 books. In addition to this title, Ed has worked on more than 35 books for Wiley, including Networking Windows NT Server For Dummies, XML For Dummies, and Networking with NetWare For Dummies.

Ed is the technology editor at Certification magazine, writes the Must Know News twice-monthly newsletter for, and also writes for a variety of Web sites and magazines.

Mary Burmeister is an editor, project manager, and writer. She’s edited and project managed over 75 computer-related books. Mary has contributed material to several editions of HTML For Dummies and XML For Dummies in addition to project managing and editing them. Mary spends most of her time these days project managing, editing, and writing courses for Powered, Inc.

In this Book

  • The Least You Need to Know about HTML and the Web
  • Creating and Viewing a Web Page
  • Proper Planning Prevents Poor Page Performance
  • Creating (X)HTML Document Structure
  • Text and Lists
  • Linking to Online Resources
  • Finding and Using Images
  • Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
  • Using Cascading Style Sheets
  • Getting Creative with Colors and Fonts
  • Using Tables for Stunning Pages
  • Scripting Web Pages
  • The Nuts and Bolts of JavaScript
  • Working with Forms
  • Fun with Client-Side Scripts
  • The About Me Page
  • The eBay Auction Page
  • A Company Site
  • A Product Catalog
  • Ten Cool HTML Tools
  • Ten HTML Do’s and Don’ts
  • Ten Ways to Exterminate Web Bugs