home page setup,
W3C style overview (World Wide Web Consortium)
W3C HTML 4.01 Specification
W3C Guidelines for authoring
W3C web page Validator - make sure your site is kosher
W3C Notes on helping search engines index your Web site
Nigel's HTML tutorial
HTML Tag Quick Reference Guide
Merchant's Encyclopedia of HTML
HTML Compendium 20000 pages of HTML!
Extensible Markup Language (XML) resources at Textuality - maybe I'll learn XML for my next site...
...or maybe CSS - I'm reading a long tutorial...
Accessible Site Design
Dive Into Accessibility - 30 days to a more accessible web site
Writing for the Web and Current Issues in Web Usability
Victor Engel's Links to Netscape Color Pages
and Browser Safe Pallette for making pages
readable in 256 colour modes
.PNG format for patent-free images (Portable Network Graphics), because GIF files are not free, so burn all GIFs!
I initially used
Easy Thumbnails Software
for resizing JPEG images and
IrfanView image manipulation freeware
on Windows before I
got a clue and installed
Linux, from which time
The GIMP and
my own scripts made life
I still haven't got round to using the Count page hit counter, but have at least put up a favicon generated by Antifavicon.
Internet addresses, or URL's (Uniform Resource Locators), can be made to look like they point to somewhere they don't. The real domain can be obscured by encoding ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) characters in hexadecimal after an @ symbol, rather than writing the characters themselves.
So, http://www.microsoft.com@%77%77%77%2E%66%73%66%2E%6f%72%67/ points to http://www.fsf.org/
International Standard ISO 8601
specifies numeric representations of date and time and
makes good sense to
How to be a Web Whore Just Like Me
Yarchive is an archive of Usenet
20 Year Archive now Available on Google Groups (classic Internet history)
The WayBack Machine is an archive of ancient Internet pages
Measuring the Web - cool 3D visualizations of localities in the Web, when it was still a youngster back in 1996
The Spire Project - Better ways to find information
Forum On Risks To The Public In Computers And Related Systems
Internet hoaxes, email rumors and urban legends
The Last Page of the Internet
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