adopted as the formal standard the version of DHTML found in version 4 of InternetExplorer, which prompted many loyal Netscape followers to defect to Microsoft.3.Explain basic HTML syntax.HTML documents are text documents that contain formatting instructions, called
,which determine how data is displayed on a Web page. HTML tags range from formattingcommands that make text appear in boldface or italics to controls that allow user input,such as option buttons and check boxes. Other HTML tags allow you to display graphicimages and other objects in a document or Web page. Tags are enclosed in brackets (< >),and most consist of an opening tag and a closing tag that surround the text or other itemsthey format or control. The closing tag must include a forward slash ( / ) immediately after the opening bracket. For example, to make a line of text appear in boldface, you use theopening tag
and the closing tag
. Any text between this pair of tags appears inboldface when you open the HTML document in a Web browser. A tag pair and any data it contains are an
. The information within an element’sopening and closing tags is its
. Some elements do not require a closing tag; theyare called
because you cannot use a tag pair to enclose text or other elements. For instance, the
element, which inserts a horizontal rule on a Web page,does not include a closing tag. You simply place the
element anywhere in an HTMLdocument where you want the horizontal rule to appear.4.What are the differences between Web page design, Web page authoring, and Webdevelopment?
Web page design
, refers to the visual design and creation of thedocuments that appear on the World Wide Web. Most businesses today—both prominentand small—have Web sites. To attract and retain visitors, and to stand out from the crowd,Web sites must be exciting and visually stimulating. Quality Web design plays an importantrole in attracting first-time and repeat visitors.
Web page authoring
) refers to the creation and assembly of the tags, attributes, and data that make