IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding basic formatting and positioning
Creating hyperlinks and bookmarks
Using tables and table layouts
Working with layers
In this chapter, I elaborate on Web page design and development. This chapter focuses primarily on Web page development by using HTML technology.
The default Web pages that come with SharePoint sites use a variety of complex page design and development technologies. To avoid overload, I use non-SharePoint sites to discuss Web page design and formatting concepts. Once you understand these basic concepts, you can apply them to SharePoint Web pages with relative ease. Although profound discussion on HTML is beyond the scope of this text, I introduce you to some basic HTML concepts and tags as you move along and design HTML Web pages by using SharePoint Designer tools and features. Also, many page-formatting features of SharePoint Designer rely heavily on CSS. I also discuss the SharePoint Designer no-code implementation of such features.
HTML is the principal language for developing Web pages. Even if you use a server-side script, such as ASP.NET, to write the actual code of your Web page, the code that a browser renders is always HTML. HTML provides its features through a number of tags that you can set attributes ...