Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies

Your full-color, friendly guide to getting started with HTML5 and CSS3!

HTML and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and help make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly-but-straightforward guide gets you started with the basics of the latest versions of HTML and CSS: HTML5 and CSS3. Introducing you to the syntax and structure of the languages, this helpful guide shows you how to create and view a web page, explains ideal usage of HTML5 and CSS3, walks you through the CSS3 rules and style sheets, addresses common mistakes and explains how to fix them, and explores interesting HTML5 tools.

  • Serves as an ideal introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 for beginners with little to no web development experience
  • Details the capabilities of HTML5 and CSS3 and how to use both to create responsive, practical, and well-designed websites
  • Helps you understand how HTML5 and CSS3 are the foundation upon which hundreds of millions of web pages are built
  • Features full-color illustrations to enhance your learning process

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies is the perfect first step for getting started with the fundamentals of web development and design.

Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with HTML and CSS on the Web 7
Chapter 1. An Overview of HTML and CSS on the Web
Chapter 2. Meeting the Structure and Components of HTML
Chapter 3. Creating and Viewing a Web Page

Part II: Getting the Structure and Text Right
Chapter 4. HTML Documents Need Good Structure
Chapter 5. Text and Lists
Chapter 6. Tip-Top Tables in HTML
Chapter 7. Working with Forms in HTML

Part III: Adding Links, Images, and Other Media
Chapter 8. Getting Hyper with Links in HTML
Chapter 9. Working with Images in HTML
Chapter 10. Managing Media and More in HTML

Part IV: Adopting CSS Style
Chapter 11. Advantages of Style Sheets
Chapter 12. CSS Structure and Syntax
Chapter 13. Using Different Kinds of Style Sheets

Part V: Enhancing Your Pages’ Look and Feel
Chapter 14. Managing Layout and Positioning
Chapter 15. Building with Boxes, Borders, and Buttons
Chapter 16. Using Colors and Backgrounds
Chapter 17. Web Typography
Chapter 18. CSS Text and Shadow Effects
Chapter 19. Multimedia and Animation with CSS

Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 20. Ten Keys to Mobile Web Design
Chapter 21. Ten HTML Do’s and Don’ts
Chapter 22. Ten Ways to Kill Web Bugs Dead
Chapter 23. Ten Cool HTML Tools and Technologies

Part VII: Appendixes
Appendix A. Twitterati
Appendix B. About the Dummies HTML Site

Book Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (September 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118657209
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118657201
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