Color and Size:
- The 216 color "safe" Web pallette. Limiting
yourself to this set of colors will guarantee your images won't be dithered
on a 256 color monitor. Includes an option to
let you see what any given background and
foreground color pair looks like.
- Another page with generally non-Web-safe
colors, sorted by color name.
- If you are working at a higher resolution and want an easy way to
see how your page(s) look on a "standard" or smaller monitor,
try one of the links below:
- A table of Windows-specific
Metacharacters, otherwise known as
"character entities". This is how you include special characters like
© or in your Web pages.
- Here's another table which shows the "correct"
(platform independent) way to use those special characters.
- A CGI tool to display the HTML source code
for a specific page. Just type in the URL and view the results. Useful
for seeing what HTTP headers are returned, or how the page "works".
Also useful looking at the component pages of a site that uses FRAMES.
Headers are shown in red, tags and such in blue, and the raw text in black.
This tool is useful to see what type of Web server is delivering the Web
document, or when the document was last modified.
- A CGI tool to display the Parameters &
ENVIRONMENT as seen by the Web server.
Useful for debugging a <FORM> -- just set the
target of your form's "ACTION=" attribute to point to
You can also point to it via an <A> link, and see what info your
browser sends to the Web server, and what info the server provides to your
browser (clicking on the link above will do this for you).
- A Sample FORM with just about one of every
type of form gadget you could want. Clicking on the form's SUBMIT button
invokes the Parameters & ENVIRONMENT link above.
Last updated: 07-Mar-2005