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* XHTML Basic is the World Wide Web’s Consortium’s (W3C) initiative to provide a common markup language for wireless devices and other small devices with limited memory. The W3C released its recommendation for XHTML Basic in December 2000. Also, WAP 2.0 Specification includes XHTML Basic with [[WML]] and WMLScript. WAP 2.0 basically allows [[WML]] and WMLScript to be embedded within XHTML Basic.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' is the World Wide Web’s Consortium’s '''(W3C)''' initiative to provide a common markup language for wireless devices and other small devices with limited memory. The W3C released its recommendation for XHTML Basic in December 2000. Also, WAP 2.0 Specification includes XHTML Basic with [[WML]] and WMLScript. WAP 2.0 basically allows [[WML]] and WMLScript to be embedded within XHTML Basic.  
  
* XHTML Basic is similar to [[WML]] in that it was derived from [[XML]]. XHTML Basic is a smaller version of [[XHTML]], and therefore won’t jeopardize the limited memory of wireless devices. XHTML Basic excludes features in [[XHTML]] that are not well-suited for wireless clients, such as frames, nested tables and nested tables.
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* '''XHTML Basic''' is similar to [[WML]] in that it was derived from [[XML]]. XHTML Basic is a smaller version of [[XHTML]], and therefore won’t jeopardize the limited memory of wireless devices. XHTML Basic excludes features in [[XHTML]] that are not well-suited for wireless clients, such as frames, nested tables and nested tables.
  
* XHTML Basic is derived from [[XML]], and is therefore similar to [[WML]].
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* '''XHTML Basic''' is derived from [[XML]], and is therefore similar to [[WML]].
  
* XHTML Basic documents are created with a text editor, but are now included in some of the newer [[SDK]]’s for wireless devices.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' documents are created with a text editor, but are now included in some of the newer [[SDK]]’s for wireless devices.  
  
* XHTML Basic documents use start and end tags, like [[HTML]] and [[WML]].  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' documents use start and end tags, like [[HTML]] and [[WML]].  
  
* The head section contains information about the XHTML Basic document.
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* The head section contains information about the '''XHTML Basic''' document.
  
 
* The body section contains the content that a browser displays.
 
* The body section contains the content that a browser displays.
  
* Comments in XHTML Basic are bounded by the tags <!— and — >.  
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* Comments in '''XHTML Basic''' are bounded by the tags '''<!— and — >'''.  
  
* XHTML Basic provides for six headers or header elements , h1 through h6.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' provides for six headers or header elements , h1 through h6.  
  
 
* The a element creates a hyperlink for accessing other resources on the internet. The href attribute specifies the location of the linked source.
 
* The a element creates a hyperlink for accessing other resources on the internet. The href attribute specifies the location of the linked source.
  
* XHTML Basic displays images using the img element. The attribute src specifies the location of the image. XHTML Basic handles gif and jpeg formats.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' displays images using the img element. The attribute src specifies the location of the image. '''XHTML Basic''' handles gif and jpeg formats.  
  
* Special characters are handled in XHTML Basic in the form &code;. The code can be an abbreviation for the special character, or a hex value for the special character.  
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* Special characters are handled in '''XHTML Basic''' in the form &code;. The code can be an abbreviation for the special character, or a hex value for the special character.  
  
* XHTML Basic allows for tables, but tables don’t have borders and cannot be nested. It uses the table element, and tr and td elements specify row and cell, respectively.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' allows for tables, but tables don’t have borders and cannot be nested. It uses the table element, and tr and td elements specify row and cell, respectively.  
  
* XHTML Basic allows for unordered lists, using the u1 element and the li element. Unordered lists are not ordered by number or letter.
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* '''XHTML Basic''' allows for unordered lists, using the u1 element and the li element. Unordered lists are not ordered by number or letter.
  
* Ordered lists also exist in XHTML Basic, using the o1 element and the li element. Both ordered and unordered lists can be nested in XHTML Basic.
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* Ordered lists also exist in '''XHTML Basic''', using the o1 element and the li element. Both ordered and unordered lists can be nested in '''XHTML Basic'''.
  
* XHTML Basic uses forms for inputting data from the user to cgi scripts residing on the web server. The input element specifies data to be provided to the script. The attribute name specifies the variable name for the data. The type attribute can be: text, hidden, submit, reset, checkbox, and radio.
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* '''XHTML Basic''' uses forms for inputting data from the user to cgi scripts residing on the web server. The input element specifies data to be provided to the script. The attribute name specifies the variable name for the data. The type attribute can be: text, hidden, submit, reset, checkbox, and radio.
  
* XHTML Basic also uses the textarea element for inputting multi line text.  
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* '''XHTML Basic''' also uses the textarea element for inputting multi line text.  
  
* Another element in XHTML Basic is the select element which creates a drop down list.
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* Another element in '''XHTML Basic''' is the select element which creates a drop down list.
  
 
[[Category:XHTML]][[Category:Usability]]
 
[[Category:XHTML]][[Category:Usability]]

Revision as of 12:16, 29 November 2007

  • XHTML Basic is the World Wide Web’s Consortium’s (W3C) initiative to provide a common markup language for wireless devices and other small devices with limited memory. The W3C released its recommendation for XHTML Basic in December 2000. Also, WAP 2.0 Specification includes XHTML Basic with WML and WMLScript. WAP 2.0 basically allows WML and WMLScript to be embedded within XHTML Basic.
  • XHTML Basic is similar to WML in that it was derived from XML. XHTML Basic is a smaller version of XHTML, and therefore won’t jeopardize the limited memory of wireless devices. XHTML Basic excludes features in XHTML that are not well-suited for wireless clients, such as frames, nested tables and nested tables.
  • XHTML Basic is derived from XML, and is therefore similar to WML.
  • XHTML Basic documents are created with a text editor, but are now included in some of the newer SDK’s for wireless devices.
  • XHTML Basic documents use start and end tags, like HTML and WML.
  • The head section contains information about the XHTML Basic document.
  • The body section contains the content that a browser displays.
  • Comments in XHTML Basic are bounded by the tags <!— and — >.
  • XHTML Basic provides for six headers or header elements , h1 through h6.
  • The a element creates a hyperlink for accessing other resources on the internet. The href attribute specifies the location of the linked source.
  • XHTML Basic displays images using the img element. The attribute src specifies the location of the image. XHTML Basic handles gif and jpeg formats.
  • Special characters are handled in XHTML Basic in the form &code;. The code can be an abbreviation for the special character, or a hex value for the special character.
  • XHTML Basic allows for tables, but tables don’t have borders and cannot be nested. It uses the table element, and tr and td elements specify row and cell, respectively.
  • XHTML Basic allows for unordered lists, using the u1 element and the li element. Unordered lists are not ordered by number or letter.
  • Ordered lists also exist in XHTML Basic, using the o1 element and the li element. Both ordered and unordered lists can be nested in XHTML Basic.
  • XHTML Basic uses forms for inputting data from the user to cgi scripts residing on the web server. The input element specifies data to be provided to the script. The attribute name specifies the variable name for the data. The type attribute can be: text, hidden, submit, reset, checkbox, and radio.
  • XHTML Basic also uses the textarea element for inputting multi line text.
  • Another element in XHTML Basic is the select element which creates a drop down list.
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