Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are meant help you solve specific but common problems that may pop up when using this language. They are meant to be read after you have gone through the tutorial and begin actual development.
How do I allow the user to download a file when they click on a link?
No magic necessary. Just build your a href="...." links to point at the file. Even when you access files locally (like from your hard drive, your web browser will know how to handle the files.
How do I have sound that plays when the webpage open?
We advise very strongly against this so much so that we will not provide the answer here. If you really must you can search for the answer online as it is a simple snippet of code, but realize that users strongly prefer the choice to hear music.
How do I get my HTML page online?
The University of Washington offers free hosting solutions to staff, students, and faculty here http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/web/ and you can find several commercial solutions as well. One reputable and inexpensive commercial hosting service is http://www.bluehost.com/.