By Elizabeth Castro

Are looking to find out how to construct websites quickly? This best-selling guide’s visible structure and step by step, task-based directions can have you up and operating with HTML5 and CSS3 very quickly. This 7th version is an incredible revision, with nearly one hundred twenty five pages additional and tremendous updates to (or entire rewrites of) approximately each web page from the previous version. Authors Elizabeth Castro and Bruce Hyslop use transparent directions, pleasant prose, and real-world code samples to coach you HTML and CSS from the floor up. Over the process 21 chapters you are going to how you can:

  • Write semantic HTML, either with parts which were round for years and ones which are new in HTML5.
  • Prepare photos for the net and upload them in your pages.
  • Use CSS to sort textual content, upload heritage shades and pictures, and enforce a multicolumn layout.
  • Build a unmarried web site for all users—whether they're utilizing a cell phone, pill, computer, laptop computing device, or different Web-enabled device—based on a few of the parts of responsive website design, together with CSS3 media queries.
  • Leverage new selectors in CSS3, upload net fonts on your pages with @font-face, and use CSS3 results corresponding to opacity, heritage alpha transparency, gradients, rounded corners, drop shadows, shadows within parts, textual content shadows, and a number of heritage images.
  • Improve your site’s accessibility with ARIA landmark roles and different sturdy coding practices.
  • Build varieties to solicit enter out of your visitors.
  • Include media on your pages with the HTML5 audio and video elements.
  • Test and debug your net pages.
  • Secure a site identify and post your site.

 And even more! All e-book code samples and extra can be found at the spouse site.

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How to separate your page舗s content (that is, your HTML) from its presentation (that is, your CSS)舒a key aspect of progressive enhancement. 舦 Structuring your content in a meaningful way by using HTML elements that have been around for years and ones that are new in HTML5. 舦 Improving your site舗s accessibility with ARIA landmark roles and other good coding practices. 舦 Adding images to your pages and optimizing them for the Web. 舦 Linking from one Web page to another page, or from one part of a page to another part.

Most of the screen shots are of the latest version of Firefox that was available at the time. However, this doesn舗t imply a recommendation of Firefox over any other browser. The code samples will look very similar in any of the latest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, or Safari. As you will learn in Chapter 20, you should test your pages in a wide range of browsers before putting them on the Web, because there舗s no telling what browsers your visitors will use. The code and screen shots are accompanied by descriptions of the HTML elements or CSS properties in question, both to give the samples context and to increase your understanding of them.

Code that you should actually type or that represents HTML or CSS code appears in this font. 舦 An arrow (薔) in a code figure indicates a continuation of the previous line舒the line has been wrapped to fit in the book舗s column . The arrow is not part of the code itself, so it舗s not something you would type. Instead, type the line continuously, as if it had not wrapped to another line. 舦 The first occurrence of a word is italicized when it is defined. 舦 IE is often used as a popular abbreviation of Internet Explorer.

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