Jump Gate | Raw Specs | Software | Help
Create Your Own Home Page
Published in 1995, this short, friendly book covers the basics of using HTML to make a Web page. It also covers how to use FTP to upload pages. The fourth chapter is posted on the Web for anyone to check out.
Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh, Fourth Edition
My husband, Adam, authored this book, but I did a sanity-check editing pass on every page, and wrote the HTML chapter.
From the Web Press to the Web
A very basic MacUser article about how HTML works.
A Do-It-Yourself Web Page
A slightly less basic MacUser article about how HTML works.
The Ant and the Grasshopper
A MacUser Article that offers thoughts about using non-standard HTML - how to do it, and some discussion as to whether you should.
Polishing Your Page
This MacUser article offers HTML tips and tricks for people who have mastered the basics of HTML or who have a smidgen of experience with an HTML Editor like Claris Home Page.
The Background FAQ
Good overview and tutorial.
The 256 Colors of Netscape
Tune in to this page for a few good links and quite a lot of information about choosing Web page colors (for backgrounds or otherwise).
Carlos's Forms Tutorial
An excellent tutorial that covers creating a form interface on a Web page.
Mosaic for X version 2.0 Fill-Out Form Support
Most of the information at this site applies to forms for any browser, not just Mosaic for X, and the site offers several interactive form examples where you can fill in the forms and then see what names and values the forms sent to the CGI. (You can also use your browser to view the source behind the forms and thus learn even more.)
Maps for WebSTAR
Although this excellent tutorial is geared to people using WebSTAR servers; much of it is of value no matter what server hosts your Web page.
Email me your comments or ideas for new and excellent links. I'm trying for quality, not quantity. Last updated in April 1997.