It's important for anyone who creates Web sites--even those who rely on powerful editors like Dreamweaver or GoLive--to know HTML.
The World Wide Web Consortium rewrote HTML as a subset of XML (dubbing it "XHTML 1.0") and the allowable code will eventually be stricter.
Tags that are being phased out are labeled "deprecated"--current browsers can still handle them, but if you want your site to keep up with future browsers, not to mention conform to accessibility requirements, you will want to get on top of XHTML.Of course, Elizabeth Castro manages to write books that not only speak to those who are already fluent in HTML, but are good for newbies too.
She makes it a breeze to create sites that are visually stylish and technically sophisticated without the expense of buying an editor.Among the topics covered in her new book, HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS: using the (relatively newer) structural tags (like doctype and div); correctly using older tags (like p and img) that have been modified in XHTML; writing XHTML so that formatting is done by the style sheets; writing those style sheets (cascading style sheets, a.k.a.
The index is extremely detailed, making this a great reference.Also great for reference are the outstanding appendices.
The first is an extensive list of tags and attributes, indicating which are deprecated and/or proprietary and on which page they are discussed.
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