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JavaScript and Ajax

JavaScript and it's counterpart Ajax, are an ideal language to learn to make your Web pages more dynamic. JavaScript, along with CSS and HTML 4, is an integral part of Dynamic HTML. Use JavaScript to create dynamic Web pages. JavaScript adds functionality to your pages with only a small amount of coding experience or knowledge. The links and articles on this page will help you get started with JavaScript and creating Ajax applications on your Web pages.
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How do I create a drop-down menu that redirects to a new page when selected?
A FAQ that explains how to create a select list or drop-down menu that sends the customer to a new page depending upon which item they choose.

Image Rollovers and New Windows
While HTML can't create image rollovers easily or open new windows that are a different size, it is possible to do both with JavaScript.

Include HTML in Many Documents Using JavaScript
Learn how to use JavaScript to include portions of HTML in multiple Web documents while only editing the portion once.

Quick JavaScript
Use JavaScript to make your page more interactive and dynamic. These scripts will show you how to do some simple things

Open a New Window
Use JavaScript to open browser windows that are exactly the size and with the features you want. From your About Guide to HTML, Jennifer Kyrnin.

Another Look at Browser Detection
Learn why using browser detection scripts might not be the best solution, and the basics of object detection as a solution.

Form Validation
Learn how to use JavaScript to validate your HTML forms. From your HTML Guide, Jennifer Kyrnin.

JavaScript from About
My fellow guide's site on JavaScript will give you more advanced help on various topics.

Script: Window Resize
The JavaScript Source. Test your page in various window sizes. This is a good script for testing your page to see what smaller or larger monitors might see.

How to Add a Google Map to Your Web Page
Learn how to add a Google map or several maps to your web page with markers to help your customers find your location.

SCRIPT Tag
An explanation of the SCRIPT tag in HTML. This tag is used to run scripts on web pages.

NOSCRIPT Tag
An explanation of the NOSCRIPT tag in HTML. This tag is used as alternative content when a script cannot run.

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