basic website needs nothing more than simple HTML code, as long
as the graphics and layout are done well. Often, an animated .gif
and tasks that assist visitors to your site.
these features cause the page to take a little longer to download.
Balance the need for these Scripts with your desire to "show
off." Don't give into the temptation to use it just because
it exists. The rule of thumb should be: If the fancy feature can
be replaced with something more basic and still get the job done,
a little spice to the recipe, go for it.
were prompted to type in your name, and then the page greeted
you with a personal welcome. If you look in the source code of
this page (View menu > Source), you can copy the Script and
use it yourself. Other simple Scripts that might be worth using
are listed below.
can't handle your program, what then?
To find out
called "MSN TV" since Microsoft bought it, download
the free WebTV Viewer from developer.msntv.com.
The site includes tips on how to design your websites to work
well for WebTV users. Includes news on the latest WebTV upgrades,
developer forums, design checklist, etc.
come up when the website visitor clinks on a link? Here's
one, with instructions on how to add it to your html page.
an easy one!
not in others. Microsoft Web designing programs create Java applets
list below for a few of the sites that provide Scripts).
any of these links go bad, please report
is another language that adds special features to webpages, but
more difficult to manage. It requires having a brain that can
learn programming and the use of a CGI bin on the server where
your site is hosted. Scripture says, "Don't cast your perls
before swine" and I sure turned into a grumpy pig when I
tried to learn Perl! LOL! (Sorry for that lame pun.) Suffice it
to say, some websites would definitely benefit from Perl, but
many do not need it.