Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual (2nd Edition) by Matthew MacDonald

By Matthew MacDonald

Imagine you need to be a technical wizard to construct an exceptional site? re-examine. to be able to create an interesting website, this completely revised, thoroughly up-to-date version of constructing a website: The lacking guide demystifies the method and offers instruments, strategies, and professional suggestions for constructing a qualified and trustworthy net presence.

Whether you need to construct a private site, an e-commerce website, a web publication, or a website for a selected party or promoting, this ebook can provide specified directions and clear-headed recommendation for:

* every thing from making plans to launching. From picking out and purchasing a website identify, determining an online website hosting company, construction your web site, and importing the records to an internet server, this e-book teaches you the nitty-gritty of constructing your place at the Web.

* Ready-to-use development blocks. developing your personal website doesn't suggest you might want to construct every thing from scratch. You'll easy methods to comprise a great deal of pre-built and freely on hand instruments like interactive menus, PayPal purchasing carts, Google advertisements, and Google Analytics.

* the trendy net. Today's most sensible having a look websites use strong instruments like Cascading type Sheets (for refined web page layout), JavaScript (for rollover buttons and cascading menus), and video. This booklet doesn't deal with those subject matters as fancy frills. From the first step, you'll examine effortless how one can create a robust website with those tools.

* Blogs. research the fundamentals at the back of the Web's hottest kind of self-expression. And take a step by step travel via Blogger, the Google-run running a blog carrier that might have you ever running a blog prior to you shut this book.

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It scans through an XHTML document, looking for tags and switching on and off various formatting settings. It takes everything else (everything that isn’t a tag) and displays it in the Web browser window. 32 Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual XHTML Tags Note: Adding tags to plain-vanilla text is known as marking up a document, and the tags themselves are known as XHTML markup. When you look at raw XHTML, you may be interested in looking at the content (the text that’s nestled between the tags), or the markup (the XHTML tags themselves).

The header can include some optional information about your Web page, including the required title (which your browser displays in its title bar), optional search keywords, and an optional style sheet (which you’ll learn about in Chapter 6). This element holds the meat of your Web page, including the actual content you want to display to the world. There’s only one right way to combine these three elements. org/1999/xhtml"> ... ... Every Web page uses this basic framework.

This standard is a modest upgrade to XHTML, which removes the transitional and frameset options and improves the handling of East Asian languages. 1 is rarely used because of an obscure issue with the way Web servers transmit information. Essentially, when a Web server responds to a browser request, it tells the browser what type of information it’s sending. 0 document, it tells the browser that the content type is text/html. 1 document, it tells the browser that the content is application/xhtml+xml.

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