|27 march 2000||Removed the "Ask Me" page. It just took too much time to answer every question.|
|14 august 1999||Corrected a typo on the BASE page.|
|3 august 1999||
A new mirror site, USA, District of Columbia.
Corrected a type on the address of the California III mirror.
Some links to faq10.html were wrong, and pointed to faq10.hmtl.
|4 july 1999||New mirrors, Mexico and Portugal.|
|16 june 1999||Again new mirrors in Europe, in Yugoslavia and Finland.|
|6 june 1999||
Corrected a typo in the style sheets page.
New mirror in Pakistan, the first in Asia.
|18 may 1999||The mirror site England II moved to a new address.|
|2 may 1999||New mirror in the USA: Kentucky,|
|9 may 1999||The address of the Sweden II mirror has changed.|
|21 apr 1999||
New mirrors in the USA: New York,
California IV, and one in
Split up the entries for mirrors in America in North America and South America.
|31 mar 1999||Corrected a typo in the WBR description.|
|3 mar 1999||A new mirror joins, Ireland III.|
|1 mar 1999||
A new FAQ page, called How do I include another file inside a HTML file?
Removed the double titles from all the FAQ pages
|28 feb 1999||Corrected some syntax errors on the start page, thanks to weblint.|
|26 feb 1999||Extended the desciption of the background attribute of the BODY tag.|
|24 feb 1999||Changed the address of the California III mirror site.|
|21 feb 1999||
Corrected small typos on the page 'How can I make text scroll in the status bar?',
and start page.
Again changes to mirror sites, a new address for the Wisconsin mirror. Two new mirrors, England II by Paul white, and one in Russia by Vladimir Leschenko.
|14 feb 1999||
News on the mirror front: two new mirrors, one in
Hungary by Üveges Bálint and one in
by Herve Villance.
The address of the Sweden II mirror site has changed (same server).
|2 feb 1999||A new mirror is available, Ireland II, maintained by Jonathan Bruce.|
|20 jan 1999||
A new mirror is available in Arizona (USA), by Albert Fowler.
Added some resources to the style sheets page, and the resource collection.
|17 jan 1999||
Corrected an error in the page about the META element causing
it to be unreadable, and two typos on the
generic attributes page.
Made a small textual change on the page for the A element.
Added a second zip file, to allow easier updates for those who downloaded the site. See the download page.
|10 jan 1999||
Removed a mirror in Australia from the list.
I changed the resources so there will be less problems with earlier browsers, like IE 3.0.
|3 jan 1999||
using this reference off-line.
Corrected an error that caused the FAQ page about password protecting a page not to work properly.
Changed the tips&tricks button into faq/tips.
|30 dec 1998||
Added the Canada mirror, maintained
by Real Martel.
Added style sheet information to the selection lists.
|13 dec 1998||
Added the character entities from HTML 4.0 on the characters page.
Kieran Colfer kindly set up a mirror in Ireland.
|12 dec 1998||two new FAQ pages: How can I open a new browser window from a link? and How can I make text scroll in the status bar?|
|9 dec 1998||A new FAQ page: How can I change two or more pages when a link is clicked?|
|8 dec 1998||
New mirror: Australia III, by Lee Sanders
Added links to the HTML version of the resources.
Structured the page titles, removed my name from it.
|6 dec 1998||
Replaced some presentational HTLM coding with style sheets.
Changed the full names with the copyright information for HTML 4.0 to abbreviations (like on the W3C site).
Added a page to the tips & tricks section about automatic redirection.
|26 nov 1998||
Changed the 'SOURCE' and 'RESULT' images.|
Updated the look of the 'related pages' boxes.
|25 nov 1998||Rewrote the legal terms to a more clear and complete form, and removed a line from the download page.|
|24 nov 1998||
start.html: New colors, new title images.
characters.html: Added the "out" icon to the link to the W3C.
quickref1.html: Added the last modification date (actualy it's the date when the page was generated).
download.html: fixed two links that had no closing A tag; added a border to the table with mirror sites.
|22 nov 1998||Created a separate page with all the colornames you can use.|
|10 nov 1998||Small changes to the look of sidebars with links to related pages on the !DOCTYPE, A, BDO, BUTTON, FRAME, FRAMESET, IFRAME, IMG pages.|
|9 nov 1998||A new page in the Tips &Tricks section: How can I change the color of a link?. Plus links to this page from the A tag and the color pages.|
|8 nov 1998||Added a link to Amazon for Steve Shiflett's book.|
|26 oct 1998||
Corrected a typo in the link to the Illinois II mirror.
Added the Pennsylvania mirror set up by Ron Bigham.
|11 oct 1998||Cliff Evans has set up a new mirror in England.|
|30 sep 1998||
Mirror California III
created by William Snyder.
Changed to new layout for Mind-It subscription.
|23 sep 1998||Trey Dawg created the Texas mirror.|
|30 aug 1998||
Changed the layout of the start page from three to two columns. Made a selection list for the mirror
Thanks to Edwin Groeneschey there are two (!) new mirror sites, one in the USA (Washington) and one in the Netherlands.
I created a new system to change the resources page from a static page to a rs:LinkZ directory. With this system you can create a directory structrure of adresses, split in different categories plus a search facility.
|12 aug 1998||Thanks to Chris Pappe and Ray Trygstad there are two new mirror sites in Illinois, USA. One at Acronet and one at The Illinois Institute of Technology.|
|6 aug 1998||Added the information from the WebTV 2.1 documentation.|
|5 aug 1998||
Added the ALIGN attribute to the DIV element, plus some new examples.
Created separate pages for the H1 - H6 elements instead of the incorrect Hx element.
|4 aug 1998||Added the title attribute> to the page with generic attributes.|
|29 jul 1998||Corrected an error in the script to generate the site because in the quick reference most attributes had their last character removed.|
|21 jul 1998||Added a note to the INPUT type FILE, about the support for it in Internet Explorer 3.|
|12 jul 1998||
Added another way to
Updated faq page How can I maintain the layout of my frames?.
|28 jun 1998||
Changed the logo to a simpeler form.
Added links to the start page in the NOFRAMES sections.
|27 jun 1998||
Updated: FRAME, ACRONYM.
Corrected incorrect HTML in the HEAD of non-tags pages.
|14 jun 1998||
Added OBJECT element.
Added scripts to protect against framing by other sites.
Faq: new page, to make sure a page is loaded inside its frameset. And started to make different categories for questions.
New mirrors: Italy III, by Maurizio Codogno plus Poland by Marcin Niewiatowski.
new link to RFC 1867 in description of INPUT element.
|10 jun 1998||
Added ALT attributes to images without them.
Removed the WIDTH and HEIGHT attributes from all the icons, so browsing without images shows the ALT text in some browsers.
|9 jun 1998||
Corrected broken links on the pages about DIV and SPAN.
Added paragraph about navigation on the starting page.
Added link to the help page to the list of other pages in the navigation.
|6 jun 1998||
Merged the information from the log page into this history page, and
removed the log page.
Changed download page: added rules how to become an official mirror, and described how mirror sites can advertise on the homepage. For this I moved name.gif from the upper bar to the homepage.
Put my own site in the Netherlands to the mirrors on the homepage.
|5 jun 1998||
Changed Australia headings for mirrors to
Fixed some broken links on the start page (thanks Scott).
|30 may 1998||
Added the help page
Updated icons in the color palette and style sheets pages.
|27 may 1998||Added BODY:marginwidth,marginheight (Thanks to Bryan White)|
|24/26 may 1998||
Added support icons for Internet Explorer 4.0.
Changed source for attributes to lowercase, plus values inside quotes (examples + site).
|21 may 1998||
Added TBODY:align,char,charoff,valign TD:char,charoff
Listed the support for every element and attribute from HTML 4.0.
|17 may 1998||
Removed old style sheet classes from the pages, for a consistent look.
Changed attributes in source examples to lowercase.
|16 may 1998||
Updated: TD:colspan,rowspan, TH:colspan,rowspan
Added: TD:%attrs,axis,headers,scope, TEXTAREA:%attrs,disabled,readonly,tabindex,accesskey, TFOOT, TH:%attrs,axis,headers,scope, TITLE:%i18n, THEAD, TITLE:%i18n, TR:%attrs, TT:%attrs, U:%attrs, UL:%attrs, VAR:%attrs
|15 may 1998||
Added: TABLE:%attrs,summary, TBODY, TD:%attrs,abbr
|13 may 1998||
Updated: SAMPLE, OPTION:disabled, STRIKE
Added: SCRIPT:charset,defer,type, SELECT:%attrs,disabled,tabindex, SMALL:%attrs, STRIKE:%attrs, STRONG:%attrs, STYLE:%attrs, SUB:%attrs, SUP:%attrs,
|12 may 1998||
Updated: PARAM:valuetype, S
Added: OL:%attrs, OPTGROUP, OPTION:%attrs, PARAM:type, PRE:%attrs, Q, S:%attrs
|6 may 1998||
Updated: INPUT:size,value, LINK:rel, META
Added: I:%attrs, IFRAME:%coreattrs,longdesc IMG:%attrs,longdesc, INPUT:%attrs,accesskey,disabled,readonly,tabindex, INS, ISINDEX:%coreattrs,%i18n, KBD:%attrs, LABEL, LEGEND, MAP:%attrs, MENU:%attrs, META:scheme, NOFRAMES:%attrs, NOSCRIPT:%attrs
|5 may 1998||
Added: DIR:%attrs, DIV:%attrs, DL:%attrs, DT:%attrs, EM:%attrs, FIELDSET, FONT:%coreattrs,%i18n, FORM:%attrs,ACCEPT,ACCEPT-CHARSET, FRAME:%coreattrs,longdesc, FRAMESET:%coreattrs, HEAD:profile, HR:%coreattrs,%events
|4 may 1998||
Updated: CAPTION:align, COL:align, COLGROUP:align
Added: CENTER:%attrs, CITE:%attrs, CODE:%attrs, COL:char,charoff,valign,width COLGROUP:char,charoff,valign,width, DD:%attrs, DEL element
|3 may 1998||
Added BIG:%attrs, BLOCKQUOTE:cite, BLOCKQUOTE:%attrs, BODY:%attrs, BR:%attrs
New elements: BUTTON
|2 may 1998||Added APPLET:object, AREA:accesskey, AREA:onblur, AREA:onfocus, AREA:tabindex.|
|1 may 1998||
Changed the Perl script to add support for the attributes defined in DTD as
%coreattrs, %i18n and %events.
Added ABBR and ACRONYM elements.
|30 apr 1998||
Now happy with new look for homepage, logo, and the design for adding tips,
resources etc. to separate pages.
Finally going to do the contents...
|21 apr 1998||Thanks to Stefan Körner for setting up a mirror site in Germany.|
|31 mar 1998||Added DTD fragments to the HTML 4.0 elements|
|30 mar 1998||I'm proud to announce a book called "Working With Oracle Cartridges" written by Steve Shiflett. Why I'm proud? Well, in this book Steve mentions this site as a reference for HTML, and he also included a picture of the site.|
Finished new design/navigation
Updated elements to indicate if they are supported by HTML 4.0.
The new look and navigation system is going ok.
Started updating according to HTML 4.0.
Mirrors keep getting in, a new one in Italy yesterday and today one in
the USA... Great!
Thinking about a new look (v3.0).
|1998/02/08||Corrected some errors: a bad link in the BASE example and references to BGSOUND.mid.|
|1998/01/14||In all supporting files changed attribute names to lowercase and all the values to include quotes.|
Guess what? There's a new mirror site. Thanks to Adrian Lord, on the
- All Purpose Computing Consultants - site in
From the new released HTML reference from Netscape I revised the site and added/updated quite a lot of elements and attributes.
From the Netscape HTML reference:|
- SELECT: ONBLUR/ONCHANGE/ONFOCUS
- TEXTAREA: ONBLUR/ONCHANGE/ONFOCUS
- EMBED: PLUGINURL/UNITS
Corrected the BORDERCOLOR of the FRAME element.
Small addition to the HEIGHT and WIDTH attribute of APPLET.
Temporarily removed the OBJECT element, until I have a better, more complete description.
From the Netscape HTML reference:|
- FONT: POINT-SIZE
- TABLE: COLS, HSPACE, VSPACE
- CAPTION: ALIGN=TOP|BOTTOM
- TR/TD: VALIGN=BASELINE
Hey, BASEFONT can be used in the BODY!
In the TABLE element a small addition to the descriptions of the HEIGHT and WIDTH attributes.
Corrected an error in the META description, which said that the
Keywords and Description are values used with
Netscape released a HTML reference, and in v4 the following is now supported:
- PRE: COLS|WRAP
- DL: COMPACT
- LI: TYPE=CIRCLE|DISC|SQUARE
Typo in UL example.
|1997/12/05||Again a new mirror, now in Ohio, USA by Martin T Hugo.|
|1997/11/25||A new mirror, down under in Australia by John Woods.|
Added to BODY: BACKGROUND take precedence over BGCOLOR.
Changed the name of Award2.gif to award2.gif, so Unix doesn't have a problem finding it. And added al ALT text for this image in start.html.
Typo on palette.html 126 colors should be 216 colors.
|1997/11/09||Changed some old links from links.html into resources.html|
I have added a page with some frequently asked
questions, Tips & Tricks.
|1997/11/01||A new mirror site in Spain by Juan Calderón Alonso.|
|1997/10/27||Changed the support for WebTV to include their 1.2 version of the browser.|
A new mirror site in
provided by John Lawson.
Netscape supports the background attribute for the TABLE, TH, TD and TR elements.
Added META keywords to every page.
Removed the relative URL possibility from the BASE element.
Added the NAME attribute to the IMG element.
WebTV changes to v1.2 of their specs:
- Support for the NOEMBED and NOSCRIPT elements.
- Added WebTV icon to the SELECT and SPACER elements.
- WebTV uses a smaller font size with the SUB & SUP elements.
- Added the NOWRAP attribute to the TABLE element.
- removed the NOWRAP attribute from the TD element.
- Added the OnBlur, OnChange, OnFocus and OnSelect attributes to the TEXTAREA element.
Yes! Today I got my first award, thanks to
Mentioned that there are 216 colors in the Netscape palette.
Added the onerror event handler to the image element.
I changed the WebTV support to their version 1.2.
Removed the from the
LOWSRC attribute of the IMG element.
Added the mirror sites in Sweden and Italy to the list on the download page.
Replaced the h_line.gif and h_description.gif by the versions the Gif Wizard made, which have a smaller file size.
Changed h_colornames.gif image to the short version, without the line
Added a after the icons so the attributes table doesn't have icons overlapping the cell-border when the width of the images is larger then the width of the name the attribute (a NS bug?).
Added a table to the INPUT element which identifies which attributes can be used with each TYPE.
Added the ILAYER element (I guess I forgot this one when I put the LAYER in).
Uploaded a new version, after I reread the descriptions and made some minor changes, among which are additions to the INPUT element and several ALIGN attributes.
Changed the guestbook from a fixed page to a guestbook supplied by
|1997/09/23||Created a separate log file to log all changes to the site.|
|1997/09/22||Added some links on the resources page.|
|1997/09/12||Two new mirror sites, one in Sweden, by Annica Tiger and in Italy, by Tommaso Gastaldi.|
Restyled the site, and added a new navigational system. I think it is easier
to use, and looks better.|
|1997/08/25||Changed to another form-processing server, Response-O-Matic for the forms on this site.|
|1997/08/10||Removed the LinkExchange banners from the pages because they didn't generate much traffic.|
|1997/06/29||A new page with a short introduction to style sheets and the HTML attributes that are used for them.|
Subscription service URLMinder added, a
notification service which will send an email when this site gets
Added ALT, WIDTH an HEIGHT attributes to every image on the site.
Description of the LAYER element added.
|1997/06/21||Added image with all the printable characters from the latin-1 character set.|
Added a form to submit addresses for the
Corrected some dead links and other minor errors.
|version 2.01||Some minor additions, and cleaned up a bit in the HTML coding.|
A new icon added to signal elements and attributes that are present in the
HTML 3.2 standard.
A new look.
|version 1.1||Updated elements and attributes to conform to the HTML 3.2 standard.|
|version 1||Initial version.|