Webpage Design Resources
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- NetMechanic Webmaster Tips Library
Tips and power tools for your web site. Covers a wide spectrum of information useful for webmasters.
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
W3C A-Z has just about everything you need to know about proper webpage design.
- CSS Validator
A free service that checks Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in (X)HTML documents or standalone for conformance to W3C recommendations.
- HTML Validator
A free service that checks Web documents in formats like HTML and XHTML for conformance to W3C recommendations and other standards.
- Art and Zen of Web Sites
Great quotes on 'what not to do' as well as some good tips.
- ASCII Character Set
ASCII character names and meanings, and clarifies what you enter from the keyboard.
- Bandwidth Conservation Society
Great resource for optimizing your web pages and making them faster.
- Background Image Tips and Tricks
- The Bare Bones Guide to HTML
Quick reference guide to HTML tags in common usage.
Add a free clock to your website or desktop. Several different types of clocks to choose from.
- Color Center
- Color Schemer
An online color scheme generator to help generate matching color schemes for your webpages.
Make great graphics online for free. Great resource for those just starting out who don't have expensive graphics programs.
- Dr. Website
Well written tip and tricks on a variety of web page design categories. You can even submit a question or problem to the Doctor.
Thousands of free fonts available for download, including free handwriting fonts, PC fonts, Mac fonts, dingbats, and more.
- Guide to Web Style
A cookbook for helping people create better webpages.
- HexDex Colors for Web Design
Get the hexidecimal code for various colors for use in webpage design. Features colors on both black and white backgrounds.
- How do they do that with HTML?
Tips and tricks regarding HTML and graphics.
- HTML Character Set
A quick and easy glimpse of the character coding for most characters together with special characters such as (tm) and (c).
- HTML Code Tutorial
Reference guide for help with HTML tags, including form, frames, tables and more.
- HyperText Markup Language
Pointers to our specifications for HTML, guidelines on how to use HTML to the best effect. From the WWW Consortium (W3C).
Find great icons for use on your webpages.
- Introduction to HTML
From Case Western Reserve University.
- Kira's Web Toolbox
Contains exclusive tools, webmaster's tools, system administration tools and links to other references.
- Matt's Script Archive
Notably the most famous script site on the web. PHP, CGI and Java Scripts for just about anything. Counters, bulletin boards, guest books and more.
- Online Photo Album Script
A free bit of ASP software to create an online photo album and photo gallery.
- Quadzilla - The Ultimate HTML Site
Information on maintaining a successful web site. Includes HTML tutorials, style guides, HTML editors, HTML standards and proposed improvements, mailing lists, usenet newsgroups, CGI, Java, ActiveX, reference material, publishing tips including graphic tips and programs, advanced tips including animation, plugin support, multimedia info, and more.
- Search Engine Watch
Tip and tricks on how to get higher rankings in the search engines hit list. Also includes useful information on how the search engines work.
- Sucky to Savvy
Formerly 'The Top Ten Ways to Improve your Home Page.'
- Tips for Writers and Designers
Simple tips and tricks for better looking web pages.
- Web Development Resources
A collection of links to informative guides relating to web site development and maintenance.
- Web Diner
Webpage tutorials, helpful tips, clipart and more.
An online encyclopedia and search engine dedicated to computer and Internet technology. Enter a search term or browse through the categories. Look up HTML and web terms.
The webmaster's reference library.
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