Building Web Pages

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How to Create a Text Navigation Bar in HTML

Including a navigation bar helps your readers find information on your site. If you are building your Web page in an HTML text editor, the coding to create a navigation bar is easy. Here’s an example of [more…]

How to Format Your Web Page Text in CoffeeCup

CoffeeCup Code Editor makes it easy for you to format the text on your Web page. You can add headings of various levels, and bold or italics to text for emphasis all without having to know and enter HTML [more…]

Using HTML to Code Your Web Pages

HTML lets you add descriptive tags to your Web page text, to change its appearance, or create lists, tables, links, and so on. HTML is designed to be something that humans can read [more…]

Ten Places to Host Your Page

Where to host your Web site is always a good question. And these days, with so many different kinds of Web services, the very definition of a Web site is under question. So here are ten places to host [more…]

How to Resize and a Screen Capture for Your Web Page

To add graphics to your Web page, you may need to create a screen capture, and you will probably want to resize it to keep the file size small so your Web page loads more quickly. There are scores of graphics [more…]

Tips for Using Graphics on Your Web Page

Designing your Web site isn’t rocket science, but you need to use common sense with graphics. Avoid these three big mistakes when designing your site and read on for additional tips: [more…]

The Flash Professional CS5 Tools Panel

The Flash Professional CS5 Tools panel contains all the tools you need to draw and edit objects. At the bottom of the Tools panel are options that modify how the tools function. Shortcuts appear in brackets [more…]

Flash Professional CS5 Keyboard Shortcuts for Menu Commands

Many Flash Professional CS5 menu commands offer keyboard shortcuts. The shortcuts are displayed on the menus, next to the command name. The most commonly used Flash Professional CS5 keyboard shortcuts [more…]

HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Code Hints

As a Web designer, you use some bits of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code frequently but not often enough to commit to memory. The following HTML code, CSS style, and JavaScript hints are handy when you are [more…]

CGI Resources for Building a Web Site

CGI scripts allow you to process Web forms. CGI scripting shouldn’t be intimidating; it’s a relatively straightforward technology. However, if you need help, here are a few great online resources to get [more…]

HTML Resources for Building a Web Site

HTML is the language of the Web. Every Web site is built on this language or on a variant of it. However, HTML shouldn’t be intimidating; it’s a relatively straightforward technology. If you need help, [more…]

Java and JavaScript Resources for Building a Web Site

Java applets add power and functionality to your Web site. JavaScript provides enhanced user interfaces and other functionality to create dynamic Web sites. These two technologies help your Web site be [more…]

XHTML Strict Template

Getting started on a Web pageis sometimes the hardest part of a task. The fastest and best way to get your Web page underway is to use the following standard XHTML template: [more…]

Common XHTML Syntax

As a Web designer, you will do a lot of tagging in XHTML. The following table lists the most common XHTML tags you will need to know while you're building great Web pages. [more…]

Common CSS Attributes

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) allow a programmer to create and apply various styles, such as color and formatting, to text and Web page layout. The following table lists the CSS attributes you will use [more…]

Selected JavaScript Syntax

JavaScript is still one of the most used programming languages, especially for client-side programming, and the following table offers a summary of the most useful functions and what they do. [more…]

HTML, XHTML & CSS All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Whether you're just getting started building Web pages in HTML or you want to move on to more advanced topics, such as client-side programming with JavaScript or database management with MySQL, there are [more…]

Named Colors and Hex Values in HTML

The following table contains a list of named colors you can use in HTML and CSS code to create a more colorful Web site. The colors are given with their corresponding RGB hexcode values and a representative [more…]

HTML, XHTML, and CSS Resource Sites

There's no shortage of good HTML resources online, but some are simply so superlative that you'll want to check them all out. The following sites provide help on HTML, XHTML, and CSS, as well as Web graphics [more…]

Using Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a styling language that enables you to create a more attractive, well-designed Web site and make it much easier to manage and organize. Here are three basic reasons that [more…]

Tips for Good Web Site Design

Because the Web is a visual medium, the design of your Web site is as important as the content you offer. Follow these tips so your visitors aren't quickly leaving your site: [more…]

Designing Your Site for Mobile Users

With the power of smartphones and their fully functional mobile browsers, mobile visitors expect to have a satisfying browsing experience. You'll want to fully consider the mobile user in your design and [more…]

Creating Web Pages All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Unless you're a professional Web designer, you might be a bit unsure of - and maybe even a little intimidated by figuring out - where to start creating your Web site. Whether you use an online editor [more…]

A Sample Web Page in HTML

When you're creating Web pages, you use HTML — a lot! The following sample shows the HTML formatting and codes you use to create headings and titles, lists, lines, and images as well as [more…]

Web Authoring Resources

When you're creating Web pages, you can benefit a lot from other people's expertise. On the Web, a lot of people are only too happy to offer their advice — often free of charge! The following list offers [more…]

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