IN THIS CHAPTER
Stretching Title Bars
Controlling Text Breaks in Table Cells
Simulating Newspaper Columns
Including Image Size for Fast Display
Protecting E-mail Addresses
Modifying the User Agent Environment
Throughout this book, you have read about the ins and outs of the various HTML tags and entities. This chapter covers a few tips and tricks you can use to supplement your HTML knowledge to achieve real-world results.
One of the things that can really slow down the display of Web pages is an abundance of images, each of which can contain the equivalent of 17,000 to 20,000 characters.
A trick that was developed to help overcome the delays experienced while image-rich documents load is
The script embedded in the following document is an example of an image preload script:
var imagenames = ; imagenames = "images/header.gif"; ...