Buy Used
CDN$ 6.07
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Ships from UK - will arrive in 1 - 3 weeks. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through our work with A-CET we have helped give hundreds of young people in Africa the vital chance to get an education. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Web Wizard's Guide to XHTML Paperback – Apr 28 2004

4 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 9.29 CDN$ 0.01

Save an Additional 10% on Textbooks When you Join Amazon Student

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1 edition (April 28 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321178688
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321178688
  • Product Dimensions: 18 x 1.1 x 22.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 454 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #976,528 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product Description

From the Back Cover

This book teaches readers how to create Web pages using XHTML, the XML-based successor to HTML. This concise and easy-to-understand introduction shows readers how to build Web pages with XHTML that are compatible with both new XML-based Web applications and with today's HTML-based browsers. Readers are taken through the process of building a Web site, from the initial planning, all the the way through to the site's implementation, learning the basic elements of XHTML throughout. The book also includes useful reference material containing a Web Safe Color Chart, a listing of XHTML standard tags and attributes, and a CSS reference table. This book is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn how to create Web pages using XHTML.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Learned very quickly using this book. The layout is modern, easy to read, accessible and packed with solid information. It's still my goto when I get stuck.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Informative and good to work from but several things need to be updated and I found things wrong in the text and how its written.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) HASH(0xa26719cc) out of 5 stars 3 reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa2671f90) out of 5 stars A brief, if not perfect, introduction to the topic. July 13 2007
By Michael Bond - Published on
Format: Paperback
I am currently using this book as a text in a course I teach. Xhtml is a minor component of the course material and as such, this is a good text. There are good examples and references to important web sites. It covers all of the basics.

Being small (yet pricey), this book doesn't spend a lot of time on web design and it is not a particularly good reference manual. As another reviewer wrote, there are a few errors in it.

But, if you want to get your feet wet, take the book, read it carefully, duplicate all of the examples get them to work. If you do this, you'll have a good solid start in the subject matter.
HASH(0xa29e033c) out of 5 stars A comedy of Errors...Save your money... May 17 2007
By George Orwell - Published on
Format: Paperback
I have bought this book as it was a prerequisite for a college course.

I started to read the first chapter and proceeded to do the assignments,

when lo an behold what I had read was grossly inaccurate. In black and white.

The errors start on page 9. Gross errors such as Cheryl M. Hughes stating that, a "paragraph

is an empty element,unlike other elements, have one tag. WRONG

An paragraph must always have a start tag

, and an end tag

I won't go on because the following errors are just as gross. I found out about

the errors through the instructor. So I ask how does a 196 page glossy, visual, colour

book come up to 41.38 plus tax. Why does the college promote it? Sam's Xhtml you can get

for 40 to 60 dollars and is about 500 pages long. Who's in cohoots with whom.

I am not throwing this money away and I'll be asking for a refund from the publisher.

How can the college who is aware of gross errors still promote this book?

Who's in cohoots with whom? Who is this Cheryl M. Hughes? Has anybody proof read the book

who knew anything at all about XHTML or can I also write a book publish it and charge that

kind of money for a sloppily, inaccurate, ERRONEOUS information.


As for the person who gave it five stars, did you even bother learning anything...?

Have you a clue what you are writing about?

Who's paying you to give a book full of major errata five stars.

By the way I gave it 1 star because there was no 0.

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa38fb2b8) out of 5 stars Easy read for beginners Feb. 8 2007
By Mary J. Laws - Published on
Format: Paperback
If you are a beginner, this is the XHTML book for you. An easy read for those starting to learn web design.