Synopses & Reviews
In this completely revised and updated pocket reference, Jennifer Niederst, the author of the best-selling Web Design in a Nutshell, delivers a complete guide to every HTML tag. As with OReillys other pocket references, this handy book offers the bare essentials in a small, concise format that you can carry anywhere for quick reference. This guide will literally fit into your back pocket. Each entry in the book is devoted to the description of a single HTML tag, its standard usage, information on the tag's attributes, browser support (for Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Opera), and support for WebTV. Niederst puts the tags in context, indicating which ones are grouped together. She also offers bare-bones examples of how standard web page elements are constructed. All the tag-by-tag descriptions in this new edition have been brought up to date with the current HTML specification (4.01), and the book includes useful charts of character entities and decimal-to-hexadecimal conversions. The HTML Pocket Reference, Second Edition is an indispensable reference for any serious web designer, author, or programmer.
A reference for Web designers, authors and programmers, this guide to every HTML tag has been updated with the HTML specification (4.01). Jennifer Niederst provides context for the tags, indicating which are grouped together, and offers examples of how standard Web page elements are constructed.
Targeted at Web designers and authors, this concise guide to every HTML tag is up to date with current HTML specifications and has detailed information on each tag's attributes, and support information for the latest Web browsers.
About the Author
Jennifer Niederst Robbins was one of the first designers for the Web. As the designer of O'Reilly's Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial web site, she has been designing for the Web since 1993. She is the author of the bestselling "Web Design in a Nutshell" (O'Reilly), and has taught web design at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and Johnson and Wales University in Providence. She has spoken at major design and Internet events including SXSW Interactive, Seybold Seminars, the GRAFILL conference (Geilo, Norway), and one of the first W3C International Expos.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: HTML Pocket Reference; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Tag Groups; 1.3 Tag Structures; 1.4 Alphabetical Tag List; 1.5 Character Entity Chart; 1.6 Extended HTML 4.01 Entities; 1.7 Decimal to Hexadecimal Conversion Chart;