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Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day: Includes New HTML5 Coverage, Sixth Edition by Rafe Colburn, Laura Lemay

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Lesson 9. Adding Images, Color, and Backgrounds

Few things can do more to make a Web page more interesting than a strategically placed image or an attractive color scheme. Effective use of images and color is one of the key things that separates professionally designed sites from those designed by novices. The process of selecting images, resizing them and saving them in the proper format, and integrating them into a page can be intimidating, but this lesson explains how it’s done.

This lesson covers the following topics:

• The kinds of images you can use in web pages

• How to include images on your web page, either alone or alongside text

• How to use images as clickable links

• How to set up and assign links to regions of images using client-side ...

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