The Definitive Guide to HTML & CSS--Fully Updated
Written by a Web development expert, the fifth edition of this trusted resource has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to address HTML5, the revolutionary new Web standard. The book covers all the elements supported in today's Web browsers--from the standard (X)HTML tags to the archaic and proprietary tags that may be encountered.
HTML & CSS: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition contains full details on CSS 2.1 as well as every proprietary and emerging CSS3 property currently supported. Annotated examples of correct markup and style show you how to use all of these technologies to build impressive Web pages. Helpful appendixes cover the syntax of character entities, fonts, colors, and URLs. This comprehensive reference is an essential tool for professional Web developers.
Master transitional HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0 markup
Write emerging standards-based markup with HTML5
Enhance presentation with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS1 and CSS 2.1)
Learn proprietary and emerging CSS3 features
Learn how to read (X)HTML document type definitions (DTDs)
Apply everything in an open standards-focused fashion
Thomas A. Powell is president of PINT, Inc., a Web development and design firm. He developed the Web Publishing Certificate program for UCSD Extension and is an instructor for the Computer Science Department at UCSD. He is the author of the previous bestselling editions of this book and Ajax: The Complete Reference.
Part I: Core Markup Chapter 1: Traditional HTML and XHTML Chapter 2: Introduction to HTML 5 Chapter 3: HTML and XHTML Element Reference Part II: Core Style Chapter 4: Introduction to CSS Chapter 5: CSS Syntax and Property Reference Chapter 6: CSS 3, Propertietary and Emerging Features Reference Appendices Appendix A: Character Entities Appendix B: Fonts Appendix C: Colors Appendix D: URLs Appendix E: Reading a Document Type Definition