AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Explain the role of tables in designing Web pages.
Use tables to organize Web pages into rectangular regions called cells.
Flow text and pictures into table cells.
Recognize the HTML tags that create tables.
Understand the concept of a cascading style sheet (CSS).
Define the three kinds of CSS (external, embedded, and inline).
Use CSS to create colorful stylings and mouseover effects on your Web page résumé.
Understand the role CSS plays in advanced Web page layout.

INTERNET LITERACY RESOURCES:

  Sample Table Layouts
 

What benefits do you see in the way each of these sites used tables? How can you make use of these ideas on your own pages?


The World's Highest Mountains

Time.com

CNET.com

CNN

The Weather Channel


  Web Accessibility Guidelines
 

Have you had difficulties with web pages that adhering to these guidelines might help? Have you witnessed others who might have been helped?

Section 508 W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)


  Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
 

Have you tried using any styles in the web pages you've begun? Where has it made designing the pages easier?






Exercises
 

Use these flags in the Olympics Medal table you have created.



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