Technical Material

The pages in this section cover a range of technical aspects of web design and provide basic information on the topics along with links to other web sites where more detail can be found. There is also a general glossary listing a range of abbreviations that are useful to understand.

  1. Fonts - how fonts are used in web pages.
  2. Colours - the restrictions on colour use in web design.
  3. Images - different image formats.
  4. Sound - different sound file formats.
  5. Accessibility - a good collection of links to technical information on accessibility.
  6. HTML Document Type - specify the version of the language used to code your web page.
  7. URL - how to understand a web address.
  8. Glossary - definitions of some basic web terminology.
  9. Abbreviations - a list of some important abbreviations.