Web Development Made Easy

Need Help? Newsletter: September 24, 1999Web Development Made EasyWhether you're creating your first Web site or build sites for a living, we've got great tools for you.

Need Help? Newsletter: September 24, 1999

Web Development Made Easy
Whether you're creating your first Web site or build sites for a living, we've got great tools for you. Make your presence on the Internet top-notch with this collection of tips, tricks, and downloads.

Build Your Own Web Site
Get the step-by-step help you need for planning and building your own Web site with this how-to tutorial.

Find everything from GIF creation to code validating tools in our comprehensive Web Development Guide.

Add Color To Your Web Pages
Demystify the color codes in Web design. This tutorial covers how to use hexadecimal RGB notation to create vibrant colors in your Web pages.

Hexa-what?! Learn the definition of puzzling technical terms in the ZDWebopedia.

Why do you need "hexadecimal RGB notation"? This tip explains it.

Optimize Images for the Web
Grab the latest tools for creating, editing and optimizing images for the Web in this top collection.

Using Photoshop to create and tweak your Web images? Don't miss this how-to for a beginner lesson.

Learn the ins and outs of using Photoshop with our complete guide.

Size Web Graphics For Any Screen Resolution
Ensure users see your Web graphics the way they were intended with this step-by-step guide.

Web Design By The Pros
Learn from the pros! Read chapters from best-selling books by Lynda Weinman and Peter Kent on creating Web graphics and building sites.

For answer to your Web design questions, log on to our forum where ZDNet experts will help you day and night.

Tip Of The Week
How to Nest Frames Within Frames

If you're writing complex frame sets by hand, it's easy to get lost in "spaghetti code." To keep a handle on the situation, don't build the entire frame set at once. Instead, build only two or three frames at a time. Once you get them to appear in the right proportions, place comments above and below that frame set so you can easily see where the unit begins and ends. Then just think of that unit as a single frame, and nest it into a larger frame set. When that larger unit works properly, comment around it, and place it into a still larger frame set.

In general, start with the smallest frames, and work outward to the largest frames, nesting the sets inside one another, like a Russian doll. Don't go nuts with frames, though, as too many can make navigation more confusing, not less.

For more great Web building tips, don't miss this Help Channel collection.

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