Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video A brief XHTML primer, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
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…You don't have to know any HTML to complete…this particular course, although the more you do know, the…more you can do and perhaps the better your…experience will be especially in the debugging phases later on.…Lynda.com has a large number of courses on HTML.…But I would recommend the introductory course…from Bill Wyman that deals with XHTML.…I'm not going to be able to teach you all of the language in this one movie.…So this is really just to kind of take the edge off,…so you're not afraid of any code that you see later on.…
So, what is HTML and XHTML?…Well, HTML is a markup language that adds structure to…text, so that means the text kind of already exist…ideally and then, you markup that text so that you…can identify headings and paragraphs and lists and so on,.…There's another language called XML which is…a data-markup language, which defines the data structure.…So, basically, says what something is and can…categorize it in a really, really detailed way.…
XHTML is kind of a fusion of those two things.…It's easier to think of it as just a very structured form of HTML.…
- Reviewing ebook formats
- Converting to EPUB from Word and Pages
- Converting HTML/XHTML to EPUB
- Adding a cover image
- Editing metadata
- Building a TOC
- Adding and editing links
- Publishing to Amazon
Skill Level Beginner
Digital Publishing Fundamentalswith William Everhart1h 8m Appropriate for all
Distributing and Marketing Ebookswith David Wogahn3h 16m Intermediate
1. Formats and Tools
2. InDesign Workflows
InDesign CS4 to CC2m 47s
3. Word, Text, and HTML
4. Tools of Choice
5. Editing Your EPUB with calibre
6. Editing Your EPUB with Sigil
7. Publishing to Amazon
Where to go from here1m 36s
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