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
Dick Oliver has brought his unique and ful writing style to a several web and graphics books from Sams Publishing, including Web Page Wizardry and Tricks of the Graphics Gurus. He is the president of Cedar Software and publishes the online newsletter, Nonlinear Nonsense.
Michael Morrison is a writer, software developer, toy inventor, and author of a variety of Sams Publishing books, including the previous edition of this book, Sams Teach Yourself HTML and XHTML in 24 Hours and the second and third editions of Sams Teach Yourself XML in 24 Hours.