WebThings - by Jan Weijers
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Table of contents
Introduction
A simple HTML document
Images
Lists
Links
Tables
Frames
Forms
Cascading style sheets
JavaScript
Programming in PHP
Server side includes
CGI & Perl
Extended characters
Examples of colours
Learn more
Software
Recent changes
Alphabetical index

 

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Table of contents

Introduction

About WebThings - What do you need? - More requirements - About HTML - Elements and attributes - Some definitions 

A simple HTML document

The basic HTML document - Force loading a page - The LINK element - Horizontal rulers - Paragraphs - Break - Headings - Font style elements - Pre-formatted text - Superscript and subscript - Using style sheets - Comments - Download example 

Images

Graphics formats and sizes - Inline images - WIDTH and HEIGHT attributes - TITLE attribute 

Lists

Unordered list - Ordered list - Definition lists - Nested lists 

Links

Links to pages - Linking from images - Client side image maps - Absolute and relative links - Base URL for relative links - Access key - Links within documents - Linking directly to a section of a document - Linking to e-mail addresses - Linking to other internet protocols - Using the TITLE attribute - Using the status bar 

Tables

Table basics - Cellpadding: space around the contents of cells - Cellspacing: space between cells - The border around tables - Width of a table - THEAD, TBODY and TFOOD elements - Table header cell - Aligning the contents of cells - Cells that span more than column or row - Table captions - Text wrapping in a cell - Using a table to put text in columns 

Frames

Frames - Inline frames 

Forms

Form basics - A submit button - A reset button - A text field - Password fields - Text areas - Radio buttons - Checkboxes - Pop-up menus - Selecting from lists - Hidden input - Processing your form 

Cascading style sheets

Introduction - Using an external style sheet - Using a STYLE element - Using a style attribute - What is better: external, tag, or attribute? - The formatting model - Background colour - Background image - Foreground colour - Borders - Padding - Margins - Font family - Font weight - Font style - Font variant - Font size - Letter spacing - Line height - Text align - Setting link styles - Forcing a page break when printing 

JavaScript

Date and time of the document - Hiding your e-mail address - Getting information about the platform - More browser Information - Displaying alerts - Default values in forms - A button as a link - Using a pop-up menu to link - A pop-up menu with a confirm button 

Programming in PHP

Embedding PHP - Printing date and time - PHP is multilingual - Date of the current page - Date of another page - Date dependent output - Processing forms 

Server side includes

Introduction - Changing The Time Format - Changing The Size Format - Customize Error Messages - Including Files - Hide And Show - Hide And Show By Time - Hide And Show By Browser - Hide And Show At Random - More Hide And Show - If And Endif - If, Endif And Environment Variables - Set - Echo - Print Environment - Execute A Script - File Size - File Date 

CGI & Perl

The basics - CGI & SSI - Handling forms - Who is using my script? - Verify the input - Sending email - Writing to a file - What can go wrong? 

Extended characters

Examples of colours

Colour names - Colour numbers - Greys 

Learn more

HTML resources - JavaScript resources - PHP resources - Style sheet resources - Perl resources 

Software

HTML editors for Macintosh - Browsers for Macintosh - FTP for Macintosh - Perl for Macintosh - HTML editors for Windows - Browsers for Windows - FTP for Windows - Perl for Windows 

Recent changes

Alphabetical index

 

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