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About AuthorRafe Colburn is an author and web developer with more than 15 years of experience building websites. His other books include Special Edition Using SQL and Sams Teach Yourself CGI in 24 Hours. You can read his blog at http://rc3.org or find him on Twitter as @rafeco. Jennifer Kyrnin is an author and web designer who has been working on the Internet since 1995. Her other books include Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours, and Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours. She can be found at http://htmljenn.com/or on Twitter as @htmljenn. Laura Lemay is one of the world's most popular authors on web development topics. She is the original author of Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML, Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days, and Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days.
ContentsIntroduction 1 PART I: Getting Started Lesson 1: What Is Web Publishing? Thinking Like a Web Publisher The Web Is a Hypertext Information System The Web Is Cross-Platform The Web Is Distributed The Web Is Dynamic The Web Is Interactive Web Browsers What the Browser Does An Overview of Some Popular Browsers Web Servers Uniform Resource Locators Defining Web Publishing Broadly Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 2: Getting Your Tools in Order Anatomy of a Website Setting Up Your Computer for Web Publishing Text Editors A Web Browser Using the Google Chrome Developer Tools What Do You Want to Do on the Web? Wireframing Your Website What's Wireframing, and Why Do I Need It? Hints for Wireframing Web Hosting Using a Content-Management Application Setting Up Your Own Web Hosting Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 3: Introducing HTML and CSS What HTML Is (And What It Isn't) HTML Describes the Structure of a Page HTML Does Not Describe Page Layout Why It Works This Way How Markup Works What HTML Files Look Like Text Formatting and HTML HTML Attributes Using the style Attribute Including Styles in Tags A Short History of HTML Standards XHTML The Current and Evolving Standard: HTML5 Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises PART II: Creating Web Pages Lesson 4: Learning the Basics of HTML Structuring Your HTML The Tag The Tag The Tag The Title Headings Paragraphs Comments Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 5: Organizing Information with Lists Lists: An Overview Numbered Lists Customizing Ordered Lists Unordered Lists Customizing Unordered Lists Definition Lists Nesting Lists Other Uses for Lists Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 6: Working with Links Creating Links The Link Tag: Linking Local Pages Using Relative and Absolute Pathnames Absolute Pathnames Should You Use Relative or Absolute Pathnames? Links to Other Documents on the Web Linking to Specific Places Within Documents Creating Links and Anchors The name Attribute of the Tag Linking to Elements in the Same Document Anatomy of a URL Parts of URLs Special Characters in URLs The rel Attribute Kinds of URLs HTTP Anonymous FTP Non-Anonymous FTP Mailto File Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises PART III: Doing More with HTML and CSS Lesson 7: Formatting Text with HTML and CSS Character-Level Elements Semantic HTML Tags Changes to Physical Style Tags in HTML5 Character Formatting Using CSS The Text Decoration Property Font Properties Preformatted Text Horizontal Rules (or Thematic Breaks) Attributes of the Tag Line Break Addresses Quotations Special Characters Character Encoding Character Entities for Special Characters Character Entities for Reserved Characters Fonts and Font Sizes Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 8: Using CSS to Style a Site Including Style Sheets in a Page Creating Page-Level Styles Creating Sitewide Style Sheets Selectors Contextual Selectors Classes and IDs What Cascading Means Units of Measure Specifying Colors Editing Styles with Developer Tools Using Color Links The Box Model Borders Margins and Padding Controlling Size and Element Display Float More Selectors Pseudo-Classes Attribute Selectors The Tag Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 9: Using Images on Your Web Pages Images on the Web Image Formats GIF JPEG PNG SVG Inline Images in HTML: The Tag Adding Alternative Text to Images Images and Text Text and Image Alignment Wrapping Text Next to Images Adjusting the Space Around Images Images and Links Other Neat Tricks with Images Image Dimensions and Scaling Image Backgrounds Using Images as Bullets What Is an Imagemap? Getting an Image Determining Your Coordinates The
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