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JavaScript Basic Cross-Browser Document Object Model

Like any other language, JavaScript has its own grammar and syntax — rules you need to follow to be understood. The following document object hierarchy lists the built-in objects you can work with in client-side [more…]

JavaScript Object Terms

JavaScript is an object-based language. To understand how to interact with the document object model you work with in JavaScript, you need to understand some basic object-related terms. The following table [more…]

Troubleshooting JavaScript

JavaScript is a wonderful tool to use to create interesting and interactive Web pages, but every once in a while nothing works and you have no idea where to start to get things moving again. Not to worry [more…]

The Dreamweaver CS5 Files Panel

The Files panel is a handy feature in Dreamweaver CS5. Use the Files panel to select the site you want to work on and to synchronize a sites files between your computer and your Web site hosting service [more…]

The Dreamweaver CS5 Property Inspector in CSS Mode

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The Dreamweaver CS5 Common Insert Panel

As you design your Web pages in Dreamweaver, you can insert a link, tag, script, template, or one of many other items simply by clicking its icon on the Common Insert Panel. In Dreamweaver CS5, you see [more…]

The Dreamweaver CS5 CSS Styles Panel

As you edit the CSS styles in Dreamweaver CS5, use the CSS Styles panel to create and edit styles and attach style sheets to Web pages. The CSS Styles panel in Dreamweaver CS5 is shown in the following [more…]

The Basic Steps for Building Your Own Web Site

Perhaps you want your own Web site to advertise a business or product, but you think you have to spend money to hire a professional Web designer and coder. You could invest a lot of money in a Web site [more…]

Deciding What Kind of Web Site to Build

Whether you are putting up family photos or representing a large corporation, you can create a Web site to meet your needs. The major types of Web pages are listed here to help you decide what type of [more…]

Tips for Designing Your Web Page

A Web page is basically an interactive publication. Thinking about a few simple principles now, before you start, can help make your Web page much more interesting and useful to the people who see it. [more…]

How to Write Good Web Content

Writing for the Web has its own style. Learning to use it can make your Web page much more interesting and effective. The new style of writing found online is based on four underlying realities about the [more…]

Ten Web-Publishing Dos and Don’ts

When you write Web content, you might think that anything goes, but following guidelines will help you create a better Web site. After all you want to keep your readers coming back to your site. [more…]

Building a Web Site with Google Page Creator

Google Page Creator lets you create a Web page using new technologies, such as AJAX, to produce sophisticated Web pages. Google Page Creator includes 100 MB of free storage, automatically saves as you [more…]

How to Register for a Google Account

Google Page creator provides sophisticated tools that let even beginners design Web pages. Before you can use Google Page Creator to build your own Web pages, you must register for a Google account. To [more…]

How to Create a Web Page with Google Page Creator

After you register for a Google account, you can use Google Page Creator to build your own Web pages. Google Page Creator gives you a lot of options; the following steps take you through some of the most [more…]

Using CoffeeCup — Free Software for Editing HTML

As a leading what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) Web pages tool, CoffeeCup HTML Editor has all the important features that you need to build basic Web pages. CoffeeCup HTML Editor has most of the advantages [more…]

How to Use the CoffeeCup HTML Editor

As a leading WYSIWYG Web pages tool, CoffeeCup HTML Editor has all the important basic features that you need to build basic Web pages. Using these features, you can create and edit Web pages without seeing [more…]

How to Set Up Your Web Page with CoffeeCup

When you first create a Web page, you need to do a certain amount of setup. Luckily, CoffeeCup enters the necessary HTML tags for you (in contrast to having to type them out yourself in a text editor). [more…]

How to Use HTML Lists on Your Web Page

Using HTML lists is a great way to present information to readers on your Web pages. Lists make information on your Web page easy to parse. Here are some other reasons to use lists on your Web pages: [more…]

Choosing Whether to Use Sound on Your Web Pages

Many people want to have a soundtrack or mood music on their Web sites. Sounds can make using the site more pleasant and contribute to its personality. Ideally, the user would be able to easily turn the [more…]

Finding Sound Files to Include on Your Web Page

It’s fairly easy to set up a sound file on your Web site to play by download. If the user has the necessary software and hardware set up, he or she can click your sound file link. Although, it’s easy to [more…]

Why Compress Sound Files on Your Web Site?

When you offer sound files for download on your Web site, you need to make them small enough that your site users can download them. To do this, you need to compress them, but you want your users to experience [more…]

How to Create an MP3 File

If you have decided to include a sound file for download on your Web site, you don’t have to settle for sound files that are already out there. You can create your own MP3 file. It’s very satisfying to [more…]

Why Keep Online Video Small?

Videos you include on your Web site pose download problems on the most powerful personal computer and the fastest Internet connection. In fact, no one even thinks about recording, transmitting, and playing [more…]

Finding and Using Videos on Your Web Site

The easiest way to get video for your Web site is to find a video you like on YouTube, link to it from within your site. Your users will be able to play it while looking at your site, yet all the mechanics [more…]

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