By Duncan Reed BSc (Hons), Peter J. Thomas BA(Hons), PhD, MErgs, MIEE, Ceng, MBCS, FRSA (auth.)
Introduction essentially the most often-repeated questions of modern years is 'Are you at the Web?' the expansion ofthe world-wide-web (WWW or just 'Web') has been extra special. it appears all people has an internet site, or is at the least making plans have one, and everybody desires to get online with their services and products, bills in their favorite leisure pursuits, their resumes, or photographs in their family. so you can also take part the online revolution, this booklet may also help you get onto the internet: to make knowledgeable judgements approximately constructing your personal site, the best way to plan and layout the location, after which the best way to get the positioning online for the area to determine. crucial HTML quick 2 Why use the net? there are various the explanation why you are going to are looking to use the net, and why the net is turning into an important instrument for company. a few of these are: • it really is cross-platform: in case you are analyzing this at paintings, you are most likely painfully conscious of many of the difficulties as a result of being tied to a selected form of machine. you've gotten come upon a few software program that might make your task more straightforward, yet then realize that the software program is barely to be had for a unique computing device operating a special working method. you might have been despatched a few records by means of a consumer that you for this reason notice you cannot learn, because the disk seems of the inaccurate type.
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A simple layout like this can solve all sorts of site management problems and allow you to update the various sections quickly and easily. Relative referencing: links to other files on your server This leads us to discuss a slightly different kind of hypertext referencing: relative referencing. What we have seen so far is absolute referencing: giving the full pathname for each document. Relative referencing allows you to dispense with using the full URL for each document, image or other information you wish to hyper link to and allow HTML to do some of the work for you with its knowledge of how files are organised on computers.
The detail in this chapter is more complex and assumes that you have successfully mastered the basics of page and site construction we have discussed in previous chapters. In 'particular, we give some technical detail on the creation of image maps and the use of different file types. If you find this confusing, you may wish to review some of the earlier chapters. USing images The Web is awash with images and graphics files of one sort or another. As you browse the web you will no doubt have sat patiently waiting for an image to appear in your browser window (leading to the WWW being dubbed the 'World Wide Wait').
TT> This produces text in the teletype font. Once again it is often abused and a source of frustration for designers and users. Often spacing is not preserved correctly for text enclosed within the tags. Before using this tag, think about the context in which you require things to be displayed in this font. You may find that the content is better suited to using a logical mark-up tag. and These tags simply enlarge or shrink the size of the text contained within them. They can be nested to make your text progressively bigger or smaller.