From the Back Cover
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to use HTML and CSS to design, create, and maintain world-class web sites. Using a clear, down-to-earth approach, each lesson builds upon the previous one, allowing even complete beginners to learn the essentials from the ground up.
Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions help you learn quickly.
Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
Quizzes and Exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.
Learn how to…
Build your own web page and get it online in an instant
Format text for maximum clarity and readability
Create links to other pages and to other sites
Add graphics, color, and visual pizazz to your web pages
Work with transparent images and background graphics
Design your site’s layout and typography using CSS
Get user input with web-based forms
Publicize your site and make it search-engine friendly
Test a web site for compatibility with different browsers
Make your site easy to maintain and update as it grows
Free Access to Online Learning Lab
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Video walkthroughs to show you how to complete the step-by-step examples in the book
Fast and fun online quizzes to test your understanding of each lesson
Updates or corrections as they become available
About the Author
Julie C. Meloni
is both the technical director for i2i Interactive, a multimedia company located in Los Altos, CA, and a scholar working in the field of Digital Humanities. She has written several books and articles on Web-based programming languages and database topics, including the bestselling Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL, and Apache All in One
Michael Morrison is a writer, developer, toy inventor, and author of a variety of computer technology books and interactive web-based courses. In addition to his primary profession as a writer and freelance nerd for hire, Michael is the creative lead at Stalefish Labs, an entertainment company he co-founded with his wife, Masheed.