Section B.1. Chapter Links


B.1. Chapter Links

The following tables list the links found in each chapter. Links are presented in the same order that they occur in the text. You'll find all kinds of links here. Some point to useful tutorial sites and articles, others to Web curiosities, and still more point to handy free tools or downloadable pictures and media. Particularly important or noteworthy links are printed in bold.

Table B-1. Chapter 1. Preparing for the Web

Description

URL

The history of the Internet

www.isoc.org/internet/history

www.walthowe.com/navnet/history.html

Internet Explorer (browser)

www.microsoft.com/ windows /ie

Firefox (browser)

www.mozilla.org/products/firefox

Netscape (browser)

http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/download.jsp

Opera (browser)

www.opera.com

Safari (browser)

www.apple.com/safari

Summary of Mac browsers

http://darrel.knutson.com/mac/www/browsers.html

Spybot Search & Destroy (spyware removal tool)

www.safer-networking.org

Microsoft AntiSpyware (spyware removal tool)

www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware

Lavasoft Ad-Aware (spyware removal tool)

www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware

Online community of diary writers

www.opendiary.com

One of many free blogging services (see the Chapter 17 link list for more)

http://spaces.msn.com

Personal blogs of Microsoft employees

www.microsoft.com/communities/blogs

A fee-based service for testing a Web page with different browsers

www.netmechanic.com

What not to do in a Web page

www.angelfire.com/super/badwebs

The ultimate examples of bad Web design

www.webpagesthatsuck.com

www.worstoftheweb.com


Table B-2. Chapter 2. Creating Your First Web Page

Description

URL

Java checkers

http://thinks.com/java/checkers/checkers.htm

ActiveX virus scanner

http://housecall.trendmicro.com

Flash games

www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal

XHTML tutorial

www.w3schools.com/xhtml

XHTML validator

www.htmlhelp.com/cgi-bin/validate.cgi


Table B-3. Chapter 3. Putting Your Page on the Web

Description

URL

Domain Direct (Web host)

www.domaindirect.com

Brinkster (Web host)

www.brinkster.com

Insider Hosting (Web host)

www.insiderhosting.com

Pair Networks (Web host)

www.pair.com

Sonic .net (Web host)

www.sonic.net

Yahoo GeoCities (free Web host)

http://geocities.yahoo.com

Angelfire (free Web host)

http://angelfire.lycos.com

Tripod (free Web host)

www.tripod.lycos.com

AOL Hometown (free Web host)

http://hometown.aol.com


Table B-4. Chapter 4. Power Tools

Description

URL

ZDNet (shareware)

http://downloads-zdnet.com

Download.com (shareware)

www.download.com

Tucows (shareware)

www.tucows.com

Nvu (HTML editor)

www.nvu.com

HTML-Kit (HTML editor)

www.html-kit.com

www.chami.com/html-kit/plugins/ info /hkh_w3c_offline

CoffeeCup (HTML editor)

www.coffeecup.com

FrontPage (trial software)

www.microsoft.com/office/frontpage/prodinfo/trial.mspx

Dreamweaver (trial software)

www.macromedia.com/go/trydreamweaver


Table B-5. Chapter 5. HTML Text Tags

Description

URL

Learn about the semantic Web

http://logicerror.com/semanticWeb

Special characters in HTML

http://webmonkey.wired.com/webmonkey/reference/special_characters


Table B-6. Chapter 6. Style Sheets

Description

URL

Browser usage statistics

www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp

CSS compatibility tables for different browsers

www.corecss.com/properties/full-chart.php

www.quirksmode.org

Web-safe colors

www.w3schools.com/css/css_colors.asp

Online color pickers

www.webtemplates.com/colors

http://mediagods.com/tools/rgb2hex.htm

www.colorschemer.com/online.html

Information about font support on different operating systems

http://web.mit.edu/jmorzins/www/fonts.html

www.upsdell.com/BrowserNews/res_fontsamp.htm

Detailed information about CSS typography

http://usabletype.com/ess


Table B-7. Chapter 7. Adding Graphics

Description

URL

Overview of photo-editing software

http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/pixelbased/a/bybphotoeditor.htm

Free backgrounds

www.grsites.com/textures

www.backgroundcity.com

www.backgroundsarchive.com

Google image search (pictures aren't necessarily free to use)

http://images.google.com

Stock.XCHNG (free pictures)

http://sxc.hu

Overview of places to find free pictures

www.masternewmedia.org/news/2005/04/01/where_to_find_great_free.htm

Free clip art

www.grsites.com/webgraphics

www.clipartconnection.com

www.myfreeclipart.com

Microsoft Office clip art

http://office.microsoft.com/clipart


Table B-8. Chapter 8. Linking Pages

Description

URL

Link checker

http://validator.w3.org/checklink


Table B-9. Chapter 9. Page Layout Tools: Tables and Styles

Description

URL

A huge catalog of style sheet layout examples

www.csszengarden.com

CSS tutorial

www.w3schools.com/css

Style sheet templates

www. bluerobot .com/web/layouts

http://glish.com/css

CSS resources

www.westciv.com/style_master/house


Table B-10. Chapter 10. Frames

Description

URL

How to force frames with JavaScript

http://javascript.about.com/library/blframe.htm


Table B-11. Chapter 11. Attracting Visitors

Description

URL

Web ring services

http://dir.webring.com/rw

www.bravenet.com

The Open Directory Project

http://dmoz.org

http://dmoz.org/add.html (submission rules)

http://dmoz.org/guidelines (editor guidelines)

Google Directory

http://directory.google.com

Yahoo (submission guidelines)

http://docs.yahoo.com/info/suggest

www.apromotionguide.com/yahoo.html ( unofficial )

Looksmart/Zeal (submission guidelines)

www.zeal.com/guidelines/ user

www.apromotionguide.com/looksmart.html

How Google works

www.akamarketing.com/google-ranking-tips.html

www.markhorrell.com/seo/pagerank.html

www-db. stanford .edu/~backrub/google.html

Google (submission)

www.google.com/addurl.html (submit a site)

http://services.google.com/urlconsole/controller (remove a site)

Search Engine Watch (industry news)

www.searchenginewatch.com

Webmaster World (industry news)

www.webmasterworld.com

Google AdWords

http://adwords.google.com

AdWords information

http://searchenginewatch.com/sereport/article.php/2164591

www.iterature.com/adwords

Wayback Machine (archived Web pages)

www.archive.org

List of Web robots

www.robotstxt.org

Overview of free log analysis software

www.thefreecountry.com/webmaster/loganalyzers.shtml

Overview of free hit counters

www.thefreecountry.com/webmaster/loganalyzers.shtml

StatCounter (free hit counter)

www.statcounter.com


Table B-12. Chapter 12. Letting Your Visitors Talk to You (and Each Other)

Description

URL

Community building on the Web (book excerpts)

www.naima.com/community

Lyris (professional software for groups and newsletters)

www.lyris.com

CGI introduction

www.cgi101.com/book

ASP and ASP.NET introductions

www.w3schools.com/asp

www.w3schools.com/aspnet

HTML forms tutorial

www.w3schools.com/html/html_forms.asp

Google Groups

http://groups.google.com

http://groups.google.com/intl/en/googlegroups/about.html

Examples of discussion groups on the Web

www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us

http://p085.ezboard.com/bsurvivorsucks

www.officefrustration.com

http://forums.delphiforums.com/LibertyBooks


Table B-13. Chapter 13. Making Money with Your Site

Description

URL

Google AdSense

www.google.com/adsense (sign up)

www.google.com/services/adsense_tour

www.google.com/adsense/taxinfo

www.google.com/adsense/policies

Amazon Associates

www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/?node=3435371 (sign up)

http://associates.amazon.com (log in)

www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/?node=3435371 (payment rules)

http://associates.amazon.com/gp/associates/network/build-links/banner/main.html (banners)

PayPal

www.paypal.com

www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=xpt/seller/ChargebackRisk-outside (about chargebacks )

www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/gen/ protections -outside (seller protection)


Table B-14. Chapter 14. JavaScript and DHTML: Adding Interactivity

Description

URL

JavaScript tutorials

www.w3schools.com/js

www.echoecho.com/javascript.htm

www.htmlgoodies.com/primers/jsp

http://webmonkey.wired.com/webmonkey/programming/javascript

Text effect examples

www.codejunction.com/detailed/sequential-fly-in-text-effect.html

www.javascript-page.com/tickert.html

www.flooble.com/scripts/animate.php

JavaScript events

www.w3schools.com/htmldom/dom_reference.asp

EarthWeb (JavaScript samples)

http://webdeveloper.earthweb.com/webjs

The JavaScript Source (JavaScript samples)

http://javascript.internet.com

JavaScript 2 (JavaScript samples)

www.javascript-2.com

Dynamic Drive (JavaScript samples)

www.dynamicdrive.com

JavaScript FAQ

www.javascripter.net/faq


Table B-15. Chapter 15. Fancy Buttons and Menus

Description

URL

Button image generator

www.buttongenerator.com

Other button image generators

http://cooltext.com/ButtonBrowse.aspx

www.grsites.com/button

Flash button generator

www.flashbuttons.com

Button making software (Windows)

http://free-buttons.org

FrontPage 3D Button Visual Editor add-in

www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=23e6b5ad-c173-4aa4-8348-f400d670e0ac

Navigation bars

www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1

www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/topnavbar.htm

www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/topmen3


Table B-16. Chapter 16. Audio and Video

Description

URL

Winamp (MP3 player)

www.winamp.com

Classical MIDI Archives

www.classicalarchives.com

Audacity (sound editor)

http://audacity. sourceforge .net

WAV/MP3 editors

www.goldwave.com

www.fleximusic.com

iTunes

www.apple.com/itunes

Sound effects

www.grsites.com/sounds

www.freeaudioclips.com

Video Blogs

http://videoblogging-universe.com

Internet Video Magazine

www.internetvideomag.com

Overview of cheap places to store video files

www.internetvideomag.com/ProductReviews/Services/FreeVideoHosting102.htm

Pixparty (free video hosting)

www.pixparty.com

GIF animations

www.gifanimations.com

www.webdeveloper.com/animations

www.animatedgif.net

Flash player

www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer

Impressive Flash examples

www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal

www.zapdramatic.com

Flash tutorials

www. flashkit .com/tutorials

www.w3schools.com/flash

Flash introduction generator

www.freeflashintros.com

Flash background music loops

www.flashkit.com/loops


Table B-17. Chapter 17. Blogs

Description

URL

Definition of "blog"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weblog

Popular blog examples

www.andrewsullivan.com

http://dear_raed. blogspot .com

www.wilwheaton.net

www.schneier.com/blog

http://blog.plaxoed.com

Online feed readers

  • www.bloglines.com

  • www. newsisfree .com

www.newsgator.com

Windows feed reader

  • www.bradsoft.com/feeddemon

Mac feed reader

  • http://ranchero.com/netnewswire

Overview of feed readers

  • http://weblogs.about.com/od/aggregators

MSN Spaces (hosted blogs)

http://spaces.msn.com

Radio UserLand (hosted blogs)

http://radio.userland.com

TypePad (hosted blogs)

www.typepad.com

Live Journal (hosted blogs)

www.livejournal.com

Xanga (hosted blogs)

www.xanga.com

Movable Type (blogging software)

www.movabletype.org

Bloxsom (blogging software)

www. blosxom .com

WordPress (blogging software)

http://wordpress.org

WebCrimson (hosted blogs, with the option to self-host)

www.webcrimson.com

Blogger (hosted blogs, with the option to self-host)

www.blogger.com

http://help.blogger.com (information)

http://help.blogger.com/bin/topic.py?topic=39 (template tag reference)

http://help.blogger.com/bin/answer.py?answer=974 (putting Google ads in a blog)

http://help.blogger.com/bin/answer.py?answer=152&topic=17 (create a BlogThis bookmark)

http://buzz.blogger.com/bloggerforward.html (post a blog entry using Word)

Blogger discussion forum

www.bloggerforum.com

Removing the Blogger NavBar (unofficial workaround)

www.diaphaneity.com/layouts/2004/08/how-todisable-navbar.html

Google Toolbar (for BlogThis)

http://toolbar.google.com

Blogrolling service

www.blogrolling.com




Creating Web Sites. The Missing Manual
Creating Web Sites: The Missing Manual
ISBN: B0057DA53M
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Year: 2003
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