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View Resource Sharky's Netscape Frames Tutorial

The Netscape Frames Tutorial, provided by Charlton D. Rose, is a no-nonsense, illustrated tutorial for the web designer interested in using this Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) feature that was pioneered by Netscape. Sections in the tutorial include "Laying Out Frames," "Targeting Frames," "Targeting Windows," and "The Tags," along with implementation notes regarding effective frame...

https://sharkysoft.com/frames/
View Resource Teachers.Net Website Handbook

The well-known Teachers.Net, a collection of resources aimed at helping educators establish a web presence, offers this helpful service. The Net Website Handbook is not an HTML instructional guide, but rather an introduction to starting a web site. It reviews the various software (commercial and shareware) available and indicates how and where to download it; it also describes the differences...

https://teachers.net/manual/
View Resource HTML Goodies

This site, provided by Joe Burns, contains a veritable gold mine of HTML-related tutorials for both beginning and advanced web developers. The site is highlighted by HTML tutorials, which include basics, Java, Javascript, CGI, tables, forms, frames, and image maps, among many others. For the beginner, there is a seven step HTML tutorial. The site also contains over 450 submitted Javascripts, and a...

https://www.htmlgoodies.com/
View Resource HTML 4.0 Specification

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released the HyperText Markup Language 4.0 specification as "a W3C recommendation. A W3C Recommendation indicates that a specification is stable, contributes to web interoperability, and has been reviewed by all W3C members, who are in favor of supporting its adoption by the industry." Also included is more information about the features of the...

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/
View Resource Guides to Good Practice in the Creation and Use of Digital Resources

The UK's Arts and Humanities Data Service, a project of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), has made available the first of a series of Guides to Good Practice. These Guides are intended to "provid[e] the humanities research and teaching communities with practical instruction in applying recognized standards and good practice to the creation and use of digital resources." The first...

http://hds.essex.ac.uk/g2gp/digitising_history/summary.asp
View Resource Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: W3C Recommendation 5 May 1999

On May 5, 1999 the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) revised and released its Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation. Previously released as a working draft (see the February 6, 1998 Scout Report), the guidelines, which are available in numerous formats, explain how to make Web content more accessible specifically to people with disabilities and more generally to all users....

http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/WAI-WEBCONTENT-19990505/
View Resource Open Studio: The Arts Online

Open Studio: The Arts Online, an extensive network of technology training resources, provides artists and nonprofit arts organizations with Web-based tools and models to enhance online publication, communication, and creative expression. Recently relaunched by the Benton Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Open Studio Website features a directory of connections to...

http://www.openstudio.org/
View Resource Guidelines for Medical and Health Information Sites on the Internet: Principles Governing AMA Web Sites

Although developed for American Medical Association Websites and their users, these recently released guidelines and principles may prove useful to other providers and users of online medical information. Available from the Journal of the American Medical Association in HTML or .pdf format, the guidelines address issues such as the development and posting of Website content, acquisition and...

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/192531
View Resource Usability.gov

This resource is designed to help those who create and maintain Websites ensure that those sites are usable and stable. The site was put together by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), originally for use by NCI staff, but the Institute decided to make the site publicly accessible since many principles of good design and usability are generally applicable to most Websites. The resources here span...

https://www.usability.gov/
View Resource Web Style Guide, 2nd Edition

The Web Style Guide, 2nd Edition, which is the online version of a book with the same name, demonstrates the step-by-step process involved in designing a Web site. Visitors are assumed to be familiar with whatever Web publishing tool they are using. The guide gives few technical details but instead focuses on the usability, layout, and attractiveness of a Web site, with the goal being to make it...

https://www.webstyleguide.com/