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Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Dayis a new edition of the best-selling book that started the whole HTML/web publishing phenomenon. The entire book has been revised and refined to reflect current web publishing practices and technologies. It includes extensive coverage of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), which have become a staple in web development.
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Part I: Getting Started
Lesson 1: Navigating the World Wide Web
How the World Wide Web Works
The Web Is a Hypertext Information System
The Web Is Graphical and Easy to Navigate
The Web Is Cross-Platform
The Web Is Distributed
The Web Is Dynamic
The Web Is Interactive
What the Browser Does
An Overview of Some Popular Browsers
Using the Browser to Access Other Services
Uniform Resource Locators
Lesson 2: Preparing to Publish on the Web
Anatomy of a Website
What Do You Want to Do on the Web?
Setting Your Goals
Breaking Up Your Content into Main Topics
Ideas for Organization and Navigation
Linear with Alternatives
Combination of Linear and Hierarchical
Storyboarding Your Website
What’s Storyboarding and Why Do I Need It?
Hints for Storyboarding
Lesson 3: Introducing HTML and XHTML
What HTML Is–And What It Isn’t
HTML Describes the Structure of a Page
HTML Does Not Describe Page Layout
Why It Works This Way
How Markup Works