Contents The XHTML Language and Design Sourcebook

Extras and Supplementary Material (7 November 2000)

  1. CSS Level 1 and CSS-Positioning Reference Sheet -- A simple printable four-page 'quick' reference document listing the properties, special selectors, et. cetera, defined in CSS Level 1 and CSS Positioning, with brief notes describing allowed property values and how well these features are supported by current browsers. Available in three formats:

    These include page references into The XHTML 1.0 Language and Design Sourcebook, but anyone is free to take the document and edit this information to add references for other books.

  2. HTML and HTML Element Quick Reference Sheet -- A two-page sheet summarizing all common HTML 4 and XHTML 1.0 elements, including common Netscape, Microsoft and WebTV extensions. This also marks important element nesting rules (i.e., which elements need to be inside other ones), and those elements that are deprecated and should be avoided in new documents. Also available in three formats:

"Open Source" Redistribution and Reuse

Please think of these cheat sheets as 'open source' documentation -- you are free to redistribute and use these files as you wish, and to modify their content, provided (a) you do not charge for use or access to these files or any derived versions of these files (other than to cover media reproduction costs); and (b) the names and URLs of the original author (me!) and any subsequent contributors are acknowledged somewhere in these derived works.

And, of course, please send me any corrections, or updates that need to be made, so that this resource can stay useful and up-to-date. My contact information is found in the copyright statement for this Web site.

Other Cheat Sheets/Reference Charts

There are some other cheat sheets/reference charts for HTML and CSS. The most well know are the Visibone sheets, which can be purchased at nominal cost directly from the publisher, or browsed for free online. Information about these charts is found at:

© 2000, by Ian S. Graham Last Modified: 1 December 2000